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Streaming Services

Watch your home country's TV abroad: a guide to international streaming ser...

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With content delivery services that offer access to your favourite TV programmes from your home country around the world, living abroad has never been easier.

Telecommunication South Africa

Telecommunications in South Africa


Being connected is a vital element of expat life. Having a South African phone number and access to the internet in South Africa enables you to keep in touch with friends and family back at home, along with new people you've recently met.

Cost of living in South Africa

The cost of living in South Africa


Prices in South Africa are likely to differ to that of your home country. Use this guide to see if you can afford to purchase real estate in South Africa, attend school, set up utilities, dine out, and more.

Driving in South Africa

Driving in South Africa: South Africa's driving regulations and road rules


Who has right of way when driving in South Africa? What rules apply at four-way stops? This guide explains South Africa's driving regulations, South African road signs and South African road rules.

SASSA grants

Social security in South Africa and SASSA grants


A guide to the South African Social Security Agency (SASSA): who must arrange SASSA payments, who can claim SASSA grants and how much are SASSA grant amounts.

South African public holidays 2018 and important South African holidays


Whether you're just visiting or living in South Africa, it's important to note the main public holidays in South Africa as many businesses typically close.

30 facts about South Africa


How many South African facts do you know? This mix of informative and interesting facts will test your knowledge on South Africa.

Top South African foods

Top 10 foods in South Africa – with recipes


From South African street foods to sweet curries, find out why the top South African dishes are renown as South Africa's ‘rainbow cuisine’.

Crime in South Africa

Crime and the legal system in South Africa


Even though the number of serious crimes has decreased in the last few years, South Africa still has a high level of violence.

Pretoria, Tshwane

New name for South Africa's capital Pretoria


South Africa's capital Pretoria will cease to be known by that name this year. Its new name will be Tshwane.

South African culture

South African culture


A guide to the cultural makeup of the 'rainbow nation' of South Africa.

Transport South Africa

South Africa transport: Trains, metro, buses, and taxis in South Africa


If you need to travel in South Africa, this guide includes all transport types in South Africa, including taxis, minibuses, airport shuttles and the 'Gautrain'.

South Africa facts

South Africa facts: People


This guide on South Africa facts includes the population details of South Africa.

History South Africa

South Africa facts: History


From the landing of Dutch traders to British encroachment to apartheid rule, here's a brief overview of South African history.

South Africa football

A guide to South Africa's football divisions


There's probably no better way to 'integrate' into South African culture on the street than to demonstrate some knowledge of football in South Africa.

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