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These are the top countries South Africans are emigrating to

American think tank, Pew Research, has released a new report on the origins and destinations of the world's migrants from 1990-2017.

Africa

Umhlanga’s booming Ridgeside precinct the 'place to be'

International corporates and residents alike are flocking to Umhlanga’s developing mixed-use Ridgeside precinct. Here’s why…

Rand becomes unlikely haven as bears turn on lira, peso, ruble

SA’s fading political risk

The story that the bond market is telling.

What the super-rich love about SA

Cape Town - South Africa has over twice as many dollar millionaires as any other African country, according to the latest South Africa 2018 Wealth …

11 awesome countries South Africans can visit visa-free in 2018

Arton Capital has released its latest <b>Passport Index</b>, with South Korea taking the lead with the world’s most powerful passport for the first time.<p>The …

Africa

These South African university courses are among the best in the world

The latest QS World University Rankings has listed all the subjects that South Africa’s top universities excel at in 2018 – ranking among the top 500 …

South Africa

How to Get Citizenship by Investment in the United States: Step-by-Step

People are often surprised to learn that there are routes for foreign investors and entrepreneurs to get citizenship by investment in the United …

Immigration

These Burnt Out Millennials Sold Everything to Sail the World. Their Boat Sank Day 2 (Here's the Lesson)

Everything went down with the ship for two dreamer twenty-somethings. There's plenty to learn from their wistful, if not wisened, attempt to sail away from the grind.<p>The most frequently shared piece of inspiring advice in the last twenty years for achieving career success and happiness might be …

Facebook’s newsfeed changes will lead to social selling, new currencies and a completely new type of country.

By increasing social connections, Mark Zuckerberg is seeking to make us vested ‘citizens’ of Facebookland. It is not yet clear if this is going to …

Craftsmanship—The Alternative to the Four Hour Work Week Mindset

Often times when I attend a conference or a networking event I am surprised how many people operate at the periphery of the tech industry. Social …

Why I’m microdosing LSD

Externally everything seems fine. My appearance manifests itself as a relatively high functioning young adult who lives and works in Berlin.<p>But I’ve …

Bill Gates warns Silicon Valley not to be the new Microsoft

Microsoft founder Bill Gates has a message for Silicon Valley: Don’t be Microsoft.<p>In the 1990s, the Seattle software giant became enemy number one for the US anti-trust regulators. Flexing its market muscle, the software giant elbowed out potential software and hardware competitors. Briefly, …

Silicon Valley

Ghost towns of the desert

Five must-visit outposts of the Wild West<p>Sun in your face and cold drink in your hand, singing along to Creedence Clearwater Revival: Who doesn’t love a road trip to the desert? But for many 19th- and 20th-century pioneers, the desert wasn’t just a place they wanted to visit—it was a place they …

Landlord Who Destroyed 5Pointz Must Pay Graffiti Artists $6.7M

The building's owner trashed the country's "largest collection of exterior aerosol art" to build luxury condos.<p>Money can’t bring back 5Pointz—the bright yellow warehouse in Queens that became a "graffiti mecca" for street artists from around the world. When the building's owner, Gerald Wolkoff, …

Could a revived 'Seinfeld' even make sense in modern-day America?

<i>Seinfeld</i> was, famously, a show about "nothing." But if Jerry Seinfeld were ever to bring it back — as he suggested was "possible" during a recent …

Comedy

A "Wishfully Minimalist, Hopelessly Maximalist" Cabin

<b>Name:</b> Danielle and Ely Franko <b><br>Location:</b> Tannersville, New York <b><br>Size</b><i>:</i> 1,529 square feet <b><br>Years Lived In:</b> Every weekend for the past two years, owned<p>"We …

14 Absolutely Perfect Paint Colors Designers Love

Choosing paint colors for your home is a big deal: Nothing sets the tone for a space like the color on the walls. So deciding what paint color to …

How Much Money You Need to Live Comfortably in the 50 Biggest Cities

<i>By Elyssa Kirkham, Finance Writer</i><p>Unless you're tracking expenses carefully, it can be hard to tell whether your city's cost of living or your own spending habits are the cause of your financial troubles. Using the 50-30-20 budgeting rule, for example ― in which 50 percent of income covers …

Amazon Chooses 20 Finalists for Second Headquarters

SEATTLE — Like a college applicant waiting for that special message in the mail, officials in Boston got what they wanted on Thursday: a cryptic four-sentence note informing them that the city made the finals in its bid to host Amazon’s second headquarters.<p>“We would like to move Boston forward in …

Urban Design

Where Amazon May Build Its New Headquarters

Amazon’s hunt for a second headquarters, after several months of publicity stunts and dangled perks from cities and regions vying to lure the e-commerce giant, has been narrowed to 20 options from 238 bids.<p>The company, which is based in Seattle, plans to invest $5 billion in development and create …

Urban Design

Tips and Tricks For Eliminating Lawn Weeds

How to Eliminate Lawn Weeds

Best weed killers: Six strategies for keeping those pesky lawn invaders out of your yard.<p>Each type of grass has an ideal cutting height for good …

10 Home Improvement Ideas You Can Get Done for Under $100

Think you can’t accomplish a significant home improvement with a measly $100? Think again! There are lots of ways you can upgrade your home on a …

15 paradoxes that will make your head explode

"I know one thing," Socrates famously said. "That I know nothing."<p>It's a crucial insight from one of the founders of Western philosophy: You should …

Ethnography

South Africa’s gold industry, like its economy, is crumbling

ROODEPOORT, South Africa — Just off the highway and behind a yellow auto repair shop, Andile Jeremiah slipped into a hole in the ground, descending into an abandoned 100-year-old mine that had helped make South Africa rich.<p>For a poor man in a country with a slumping economy, it was time to look for …

7 Things Your Kids Need to See You Do Every Day to Feel Loved

Between busy schedules, daily routines, and blurs of life events, days spent with our families have a tendency to tumble into months and years faster …

How To Make Your Kids Smarter: 10 Steps Backed By Science

I’ve explored the science behind what makes kids happier, what type of parenting works best and what makes for joyful families.<p>But <b>what makes children</b> …

Top 10 retirement destinations in the world

Cape Town - South Africa did not make it onto the 2017 list of top 10 retirement destinations in the world as compiled by Live and Invest …

5 things you need to know about financial emigration in 2018

<b>*This content is brought to you by Sable International. With offices in Cape Town, London and Melbourne they have fast become experts in assisting</b> …

South Africa