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Old 12-19-2015, 06:46 AM
 
Location: Slovakia
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Hello, where white people from South Africa emmigrate in these days? Some people say it is very hard for white people living there since fall of apartheid and many of them move away. I like to hear someone who live here, im interrested in this
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Old 12-19-2015, 09:39 AM
 
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Most popular destinations are normally Australia, New Zealand, Canada or I guess England. Although most people I know prefer Aus/New Zealand as the climate is a lot closer to ours.

And it's not that difficult for white people living here imo. People over exaggerate some of the problems that affect everyone, not just white people.
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Old 12-19-2015, 12:57 PM
 
Location: Kalamalka Lake, B.C.
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The move of entrepreneurs has been showing up in Canada for two decades now.
I understand several million have bailed on s. Africa, which as a member of the Commonwealth, movement to other C. countries will be easier. All I've met but one are white. All are business people with money.

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Old 12-24-2015, 01:14 AM
 
Location: Oroville, California
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The country was put back into the hands of the indiginous people, but the White folks were still allowed to keep; their wealth and land--even if it was stolen. White people make up 8% of the population of South Africa, but still own most of the wealth and the best land. The same is true for Namibia.
Bantu Africans aren't the indigenous people of Southern Africa. They didn't reach South Africa until the early centuries A.D.. Europeans didn't meet them until they both met at the Great Fish River in the Eastern Cape (as the Bantus were moving SW and the Europeans were moving NE). They're both "immigrants" to that area and the indigenous people were the Koisan.
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Old 12-26-2015, 02:14 AM
 
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Bantu Africans aren't the indigenous people of Southern Africa. They didn't reach South Africa until the early centuries A.D.. Europeans didn't meet them until they both met at the Great Fish River in the Eastern Cape (as the Bantus were moving SW and the Europeans were moving NE). They're both "immigrants" to that area and the indigenous people were the Koisan.


Given that South Africa isn't just the Cape, but includes many areas to the east and the north, the Bantus arrived several hundreds of years before the Europeans, and so are indigenous the region.


The Europeans are as alien to Africa as Europeans claim that Africans are alien to Europe. African immigrants to Europe are told to "integrate". This meaning a total eradication of their identities, cultures and style. Funny Europeans in South Africa aren't being held to the same standard. In fact most adjustment remains Africans adjusting to them.
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Old 12-29-2015, 11:27 PM
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That's one heck of an extremist political party and it seems to be growing. Smells to me as Zimbabwe part 2.


Big Rise in Support for Vicious Anti-White Party in South Africa | Economic Freedom Fighters - EFF

Those that might not get why I said Zimbabwe part 2, this should clarify:



It seems that after years of economic chaos and degradations of the quality of life for everyday Zimbabweans, Zimbabwe is now regretting its previous policy and wants to at least partially undo them.



The big question that arises is whether South Africa will go down the same path?
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Old 12-30-2015, 11:53 AM
 
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This must be part of the reason that the South African Rand is losing so much value. It's likely that SA is now Africa's third-largest economy now, having falling behind Nigeria ~2008 and Egypt probably this year or next.
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Old 12-30-2015, 06:39 PM
 
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This must be part of the reason that the South African Rand is losing so much value. It's likely that SA is now Africa's third-largest economy now, having falling behind Nigeria ~2008 and Egypt probably this year or next.
This last drop was thanks to Zuma trying to flex his muscles by changing the finance minister out of nowhere (presumably because he did not play along with the SAA and nuclear deals). This came as a surprise to everyone and naturally that loses investor confidence. I assume people in the ANC told to get his **** together and he had to backtrack and rehire 1 of the previously known finance ministers to try and fix it. Which also loses more confidence. Then they release spin stories to make it seem like it shows strong leadership etc etc. Basically we can only hope the country wakes up soon and votes that clown out
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Old 12-30-2015, 11:30 PM
 
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I've met lots throughout the southeast.
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Old 01-04-2016, 04:55 PM
 
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I suspect UK is the easiest destination (but probably the least desirable) but mainly for English South Africans....in my understanding they can get a resident visa and eventually a UK passport as long as they can prove that at minimum one grandparent was a UK citizen....and I bet a lot of English South Africans kept their UK passports through the years.

For Afrikaners is more difficult as many live in SA from generations and generations.

However I do not think the desire to leave has reached anywhere close to desperation levels as some may think or imply.......yes there is concern for the future, especially for younger generations but overall the white minority still enjoy a very good quality of life down there....no white South African mail-order brides......yet.......

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