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Unread post by Goggo EJ » Wed Apr 09, 2008 9:44 pm

Born South African (Durban), but lived more than half my life out of SA in Zambia and UK. Now dual nationality - but happily back in my homeland and living among the wildlife.
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Unread post by joekin » Tue May 06, 2008 4:54 pm

born in holland - raised in SA wouldn't dream of moving back

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Unread post by LoOnZ » Thu May 08, 2008 9:30 am

I am south african. Apparently though this south african is made up of:
a white boer grandpa, coloured grandma from fathers side..
mothers side would be malay (i am called cape malay), her great gran was irish and theres some indian. something to that effect.
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Unread post by Safrica » Thu Nov 13, 2008 6:02 pm

I´m german!

but... born in germany, lived as a baby in South Africa (where my mother was born), lived as a young child in the U.A.E. (United Arab Emirates) and returning back to Germany (still a young child)

and returning to South Afica as often as possible

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Unread post by Irene09 » Thu Nov 13, 2008 7:57 pm

Proudly Dutch. What is this about 'soutbil'???

I think that might apply to me as well....................


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Unread post by Maargat G » Fri Nov 14, 2008 2:51 am

Im also proudly SOUTH AFRICAN!! but it help having a spanish work pasport!!
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Unread post by Tumble Weed » Fri Nov 14, 2008 3:09 am

Born Zimbabwean and lived their most of my childhood.

We then moved to SA, where I became a citizen due to narturalization(but just an excuse to get me to do National Service, which I did).

I then went overseas for a holiday, and never returned. I lived in the UK for seven years and after that moved to NZ(four years) and became a citizen there as well.

We've now been in Aus for close on three years.

I'm entitled to the following passports:
South African
New Zealand
and soon Australian.

The one I'm not entitled to is Zimbabwean where I was born because of old Bob's policies!

Now you know why my user is Tumble Weed

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Unread post by rusky » Fri Nov 14, 2008 8:08 am

@Tumble Weed - Not sure if I can compete with that.
Please keep an eye on the Ozzie Meet thread so us Ozzies can catch up in the near future

'K Originally from India now an Australian. But my first name is french, middle name German and surname Portuguese

Oh yes and I also carry my Kruger (Wildcard) Passport
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Unread post by annapangolin » Wed Nov 19, 2008 7:16 pm

I'm a little complicated:

Born in Canada (Ontario)
Moved to England at 16
Moved to the Isle of Man at 18
Moved to Scotland (for university)
Parents moved to Australia this month, leaving me confused and homeless.

One vacation to Joburg in 2007 and i'm hooked.

Moved to South Africa in December 2007 to do a postgraduate degree.
Desperately looking for a South African husband so I won't have to leave when the visa expires in December 2009

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Unread post by Kath U.K » Wed Nov 19, 2008 7:54 pm

born and bred in England. Fortunate to live in S,A (Durban) for a few years early 80's - but when we returned to the U.k I left my heart in S.A.

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Unread post by GJ » Mon Feb 23, 2009 1:00 pm

Born In South Africa lived there untill i was 10 but now living in The Netherlands.

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Unread post by Micetta » Thu Feb 26, 2009 7:28 pm

Was born in Denmark and have a danish passport
Married to an italian and have an italian passport
Living in Switzerland and do not yet have a swiss passport only a forever lasting permit.

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Unread post by DANKBAAR » Fri Feb 27, 2009 10:53 am

Heart, body and saul South African.

By day I work in Cape Town but by night I live in one of our National Parks (only in my dreams, but a girl can dream can't she.)

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Unread post by TheunsH » Fri Feb 27, 2009 11:39 am

I'm a South African. My wife and daughter are South Africans as well and even my 2 dogs, 2 tortoises and 2 gold fish are South Africans. My wife and me are both driving German cars and most of my household goods are from China, even my boots I wear in the bush are made in China although it's designed in South Africa!!

I'm proudly stuck here in South Africa.

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Unread post by RUMURUTI » Tue Mar 03, 2009 12:19 am

Hi to you all
I'm Italian, had no choice!, but born and grew up in Kenya. Living in Milan for the past 20 years and discoverd the SA bush, KNP and SA people during my hooneymoon: all FANTASTIC!
Have also lived in Tanzania, managing safari camps.
You have a wonderfull and unique country and I can understand you all being proud of being SA.

Thank you all
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