Tag: South Africans in America

Louis Oosthuizen | SA golf celebrates epic weekend

By SuperSport

In America, Louis Oosthuizen finished third in the US Open at Winged Foot Golf Club and eight shots behind winner Bryson DeChambeau. The US Open is now the one Major where Oosthuizen has had the most top-10 finishes of four.

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New York Biltong Is a New South African Shop in NYC

By Kayla Stewart | GrubStreet

When Brittney Brothers first tried the South African staple known as biltong, she was surprised by the way it didn’t taste. It looks salty, tough, and chewy, like jerky and other cured meats. But biltong was more delicate. “The seasonings compliment the natural flavor of the beef,” she says. “And it was very tender, unlike anything I’ve tasted before.” For her, it became a point of fascination. And now, it’s a career.

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South African party rejects alleged Trump comment on Mandela

By ANDREW MELDRUM | Associated Press

The report that U.S. President Donald Trump made crude, disparaging remarks about Nelson Mandela, South Africa’s Nobel Peace Prize-winning former leader, has drawn an angry response from South Africa’s ruling party and others.

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Santana | movie produced in Cape Town hits Netflix worldwide #1

by Kirsten Jacobs  | Capetownetc

South Africans can beam with pride as another original film has struck gold with Netflix. Santana, a movie written, filmed and edited in Cape Town has recently reached number one worldwide on the streaming platform.

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John Kani pays tribute to Chadwick Boseman

South African actor, John Kani, worked with Chadwick Boseman on blockbuster hits “Captain America: Civil War” and “Black Panter” . He talks about his reaction on the news of the passing of famed American actor.

By CapeTalk

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Warren Pala | South African IT consultant who became America’s ‘Chief Biltong Officer’

By Garth Theunissen | Business Insider

South African IT consultant Warren Pala has spent the last two decades introducing Americans to South Africa’s favourite dried meat snack.

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Trevor Noah ‘getting serious’ with American actress Minka Kelly

By Entertainment Writer | iol

South African comedian Trevor Noah is reportedly head over heels in love and is ready to take things to the next level with American actress Minka Kelly. According to E! News, the pair have been dating for “several months” and have been living together in New York for a while now.

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Trevor Noah | Daily Show star draws Parallels Between U.S. and South Africa – And It’s Frightening

South African-born Trevor Noah compares the United States to South Africa under apartheid by saying unemployment rates, angry citizens, and white supremacy are just some of the similarities. The comedian recalls how people were encouraged to snitch on their neighbors.

  • By Rose Burke | CCN
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How South African H-2A workers are helping American farmers

By Loretta Sorensen | Hay and Forage Magazine

It’s been about 20 years since southeast South Dakota alfalfa producer Mike Brosnan recognized the need to look outside the United States for seasonal workers who could help with hay harvest throughout the summer.

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What we have to lose with Trump: Honor for Africa and the diaspora

By Travis L. Adkins | The Grio

Four years ago, Donald Trump asked Black voters, “What do you have to lose?” As a foreign policy professional with a focus on Africa and its diaspora, it is clear that we have lost much. The defining elements of President Trump’s foreign policy posture toward Africa, its diaspora and other communities of color have mirrored his domestic posture. Trump failed to engage them in positive and constructive ways and consistently called into question the intelligence, legitimacy, worthiness of millions of people at home and abroad. 

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