SA People - Your Worldwide South African Community

SOLID GOLD PODCASTS #BEHEARD  |  Podcast , ±20 min episodes every 6 days  | 
Welcome to SAPeople Podcast where you can join us for your regular fix of SA culture, skinder, news and get the low-down on all the good stuff happening at home and abroad. entertains, informs, inspires and connects South Africans globally.


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#028 Siyabonga SA, Siya Kolisi - & Thanks for all the Fish

(Well, not much to do with fish, but get to the end to understand!)

A week of good news for SA people at home and abroad. Jenni Baxter in Antibes chats to Melanie Walker in Joziburg about what's making the news - books, auction of Mandela Memorabilia, local elections coming up, rugby (of course!), environmentally friendly people doing things to raise awareness, Of Space Cadets and Miss SA's and what you can find to watch that's lekker zef.

#037 Heroes and Zeroes

Bringing you the best of SA

Kancane kancane kuzolunga! Level 1 has brought a sense of relief and freedom to SA citizens here and abroad, as SA is now off the UK red list and travel outside the country becomes a thing. Slowly, but surely. Dit gaan maar regkom!

From those who make SA Proud, to those like inveterate traveller Viv Vermaak who sees things... ahem, slightly differently, Pics of beautiful places around the country which can only draw expats home, and new visitors to come see, to what great African TV is available to those living overseas - Jenni Baxter has her finger on the pulse of what makes South Africa and Seffricans great.

And you can help to make our country one of SA's world leading destinations - to to and cast yours!!
Vote for SA NOW!

#036 Great Saffers Doing Great Things!

Let's Get Out There....

Bokke bringing it home, SA Dancers star in UK Strictly, Swimmers, Canoeists and Trevor Noah making SA proud, medical advances streaking ahead, and The Arch celebrating his 90th! All these stories and more to #BeHeard here and found on - the definitely outlet for all things SA, at home and abroad.

#035 Seeing Red!

Or not?

Red is the first colour of spring, the real colour of rebirth, of beginning. But it's the Red List which is getting our attention more than the colours in the garden! Jenni Baxter has her finger on the pulse of what's happening with the List, and how it's affecting expats and Saffers at home alike, and will be explaining more on the Mansfield2Day YouTube channel from Thursday 30th September.

If you're after local good news, feel good news from abroad, or just some general skinner, is the place to get it all.

#034 Moving Like Blitz

Blitzvinnig! That’s how quickly Jenni Baxter of get the necessary news through to Melanie Walker - and you!

The Blitzbokke do us proud, the Brits do us sad with their Red List, Postcode Meerkat takes the works by storm, Heritage Day lekker kos around the world, and Concerts (and outpourings) of gratitude.

Dit smaak lekker. Come join us!

#033 To Dine For Skat!

Yummy! Dis lekker Kos for thought - food is on the menu this week as Jenni Baxter of chats to Melanie Walker in Johannesburg about SA named restaurants in Paris, and local chefs doing great things in the Fine Dining Lovers awards and Grand finale in Milan (go vote of Marcus Gericke with his dish 'Remembrance' at and take on the Cabbage Patch controversy happening in Tshwane!

For foodies, sport lovers and aficionados of all things SA, listen here, and check out the website or FB page for more!
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#032 Scatterlings of Africa

Coming Together!

In this week's chat about all thing Seffrican Home and Abroad, Jenni Baxter of and Melanie Walker check out our sports heroes, our musical loves, some mad folk doing great stuff, and homeless traffic directors!

For all this, and what's worth watching on the small screen, Listen Here!

#031 AmaKrokoKroko for the Wins!

Of Paralympic records and other Good Stuff!

Our Paralympians are doing wonderful things, as are our cyclists and actors. Yes, Saffers are slowly but surely making their mark on the world in all fields - let alone on the field!

So, from the world's most optimistic about the future people - yes that's us - find out more about what good news has been making our views more positive.

Join Jenni and Melanie for the must knows and must watches! And visit for more....

#030 Yebo! Sawubona...

Reasons to be Cheerful

Trevor Noah on Xhosa and Zulu on DuoLingo - there's no excuse to not learn another SA language; Lewis Pugh taking on another freezing cold swim challenge; Bokke heading for Aus; Shooting Stars, Snow Hoaxes, affordable safaris and Arbor Day - you'll find it all on this week's podcast with Jenni & Melle, and on

#029 Bring Dit Maar Aan

Saffers Bringing it Home

From Winners, to Paralympians on their way to winning, the latest on SA Citizen Status and the UK Red List, ex-pats and International Celebs doing great things for Africa, restaurants in the desert on TV and people proving that not only can we build bridges as a nation, we can move them too! All on this week...

#028 Saffers Maak Lekker

Finding Good News in Times of Troubles

In troubled times, Jenni Baxter goes out to find the good and happy news to warm the hearts of Saffers worldwide for SA This week sees a report back on citizenship issues, the pride of the Bokke, Skyquakes and earthquakes - and eating Russians!

Truly and proudly South African!

#027 We're All Golden!

Delving for the Great News on

From the Olympic victories, to the small victories in everyone's lives (mainly getting out of the bed on cold winter mornings for Melanie Walker in Johannesburg), The Bokke doing the Green and Gold proud, and what it's like living in - or travelling to - a bubble, Jenni Baxter once again brings us the news on why we're working at being Proudly SA!

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