South Africa is nothing like Australia, New Zealand or Canada – the number living in poverty is considerably higher – 23 million people!
SA has to compare itself with ‘like’ nations to understand its place in the world. When it comes to the economy, many South Africans seem to have a warped measure of where the country fits in among other nations and needs to keep in mind South Africa is now an African nation.
Kid from New Zealand forced to take off T-shirt at SA airport because there was a picture of a green snake on it!
A teenage boy was barred from passing the arrival point at O.R. Thambo Airport because his favourite T-shirt caused consternation. The black shirt, available from Australia Zoo’s website, has a head of a green snake visible in front and the tail behind.
Foreign visitors are not safe in South Africa – Dutch tourist family holiday ends in nightmare after attack & hijacking in Lowveld area
A family of three Dutch tourists were hijacked near their home on Monday night.4 They were later rescued by foresters where they wandered in a plantation between Sabie and Hazyview.