Trevor Noah continues The Daily Show's "war on bulls***" with confidence

Trevor Noah continues The Daily Show’s “war on bulls***” with confidence

The reviews are in and it looks like Trevor Noah has nailed it as the new host of legendary US late night satirical news show The Daily Show in his first appearance. Noah was warmly received by critics across the US. South Africans can watch his debut tonight on Comedy Central.
Brain gain company celebrates African heritage in New York

Brain gain company celebrates African heritage in New York

Homecoming Revolution is in New York for a Speed Meet. It will use Heritage Day to remind Africans living in the US why home is where the heart is. Starting with a gala dinner, followed by a day of networking, it will feature celebrities, African professionals and top employers back home.
South African scholars to study in China

South African scholars to study in China

Out of a 180 applications to study in China, 53 successful applicants are about to depart to the east to start their tertiary education. Along with the excitement for the opportunity, comes a sense of responsibility to be gracious guests and excellent representatives of South Africa overseas.
South African painting was used as noticeboard

South African painting was used as noticeboard

A painting by one of South Africa's notable artists, Irma Stern, has been discovered in a flat in London. Valued at £1-million, the painting is historically significant because it was auctioned to raise funds for the trial of Nelson Mandela and others accused of treason.
Counting the World Cup benefits

Skills ‘flowing back into South Africa’

The "brain drain" of professionals from South Africa is showing signs of reversing, with 359 000 high-skilled South Africans having returned to the country since the global financial crisis of 2008-09, according to the latest figures from workforce management company Adcorp.
South African fusion restaurant a hit in Houston

South African fusion restaurant a hit in Houston

Peli Peli, the first South African fusion restaurant concept in the United States, has been selected as a 2013 Diners' Choice Award winner for the Top 100 American Fare Restaurants in the United States.
Helping the SA Diaspora to give back

Helping the SA Diaspora to give back

Acknowledging the important role the South African Diaspora can play in shaping the future of the country, Homecoming Revolution has launched an online giving community to enable South Africans living abroad to connect with thousands of good causes across the country.
In London

Expatriate voters acknowledged

The government has acknowledged the important role that South African voters abroad played in the country's 2009 general election, saying it boded well for building a global South African "brain-bank" to help bring investment and skills back into the country.
In London

In London, voting for identity

At 4am, London is dark and raining. While my taxi snakes me through the deserted streets, a trainee Jesuit priest is camped outside South Africa House ... Timothy Schultz joins the queue to vote in South Africa's general election, and asks himself why he's doing it.
In London

In London, voting for South Africa

South Africans gathered in their thousands in Trafalgar Square, London on Wednesday to vote for their country's future. John Battersby joins them, and is reminded of the crowd that gathered in the same place 25 years ago, to help consign apartheid to the past.

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