The Star newspaper reports that 750 000 South African Accountants, IT specialists, Doctors and Media professionals are in the process of leaving South Africa for good.
There are now new popular destinations for South Africans in addition to the usual New Zealand, Australia, USA, Canada, Mauritius and UK.
Ireland, Malta, Grenada, Portugal, Netherlands and Panama are new destinations which are growing in popularity.
Portugal has a golden visa investment program. Sable International migration manager, Sarah Young, told the newspaper that she has assisted 300 families to move to Portugal under this program.
The main reasons why South Africans are leaving are volatility of the Rand, safety and security, breakdown of facilities, increasing inequality and racism.
Please read the full story in today’s The Star Newspaper – 01 October 2022.