It's been a long, hard and expensive slog, but next week former president Jacob Zuma will finally get what he's always wanted: his day in court.
There has been an increase in the number of local high net worth individuals asking a migration firm options to secure international education opportunities for their children.
The EB-5 Investment Visa allows an investor to acquire a Green Card for themselves, their spouse, and all unmarried children under the age of 21, by investing $500 000 (about R7.5m) in a qualified EB-5 project.
Some Canadian states are successfully attracting South African farmers, recent anecdotal evidence shows, while business owners are following their children abroad.
Emigration rates from SA has surged by and can be seen as the beginning of a next big wave of people leaving for greener pastures, says a political analyst.
Tax compliance consultant Lameez Arendse explains the details of the new 'expat tax'.
There is a lot of misinformation about SA's amended expatriate tax law and the process of financial emigration, says a specialist at Tax Consulting SA.
South African families are each paying up to R80,000 – and in one reported instance R100,000 – for services that promise to get them into the likes of Toronto, Montreal, and Vancouver. And they are unlikely to recover their money, thanks to the consequences of admitting having been victim to an immigration scam.
Grime, crime and the unstable economy are some of the driving factors behind Maritzburgers selling off their properties to live overseas.
Many South African high net-worth individuals (basically the super-rich) are not always looking to relocate to another country, but rather to invest in a "Plan B".
A little-noticed revision of population estimates has dramatically lowered the previously estimated scale of the exodus of white people from South Africa in the first decade of democracy.
There's no need to judge those who emigrate, says Solly Moeng.
The popular "Plan B" passport doesn't come cheap.
Many years ago Clem Sunter said that for us the High Road would be to follow the example set by Brazil - not Europe. But our compass was a bit off, and we're heading for Venezuela.
When South African entrepreneurs consider emigrating to expand their business, they should have an in depth look at local requirements, says a director at Sovereign Trust (SA).
Yes, many South Africans are leaving the country. But emigration is not only a South African phenomenon. It’s a fairly normal global trend and South Africa can benefit from it.
The number of South Africans inquiring about Australian visas has more than doubled in the past two years, says Sable International's Australian immigration expert, Sam Hopwood. These are the five types of visas that South Africans or South African businesses can apply for.
South Africans who complain incessantly about the dismal state of the country today usually have little idea of what is truly transpiring therein. They care little to know. They do not want to partake in the country; they want only to take from it.
The numbers from a citizenship and residence advisory service in South Africa suggest a surge in interest in fall-back passports from countries like Malta and Cyprus among South African in 2018 – just in case.
No citizen of any country, certainly not SA, should ever have to wonder if it’s safe to remain in the country of their birth, writes Solly Moeng.
Australia is one of the few countries that offer a visa and citizenship based on career and qualification, explains an emigration specialist.
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