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George Bizos: The Lawyer Who Saved Nelson Mandela Honored in Greece

George Bizos, the Greek-South African human rights lawyer who fought apartheid and saved Nelson Mandela from a death sentence during the Rivonia Trial, died on September 9, 2020. In honor of the great lawyer, residents of Bizos's hometown of Vasilitsi...

Dimitri Tsafendas, The Greek Who Killed the Architect of Apartheid

When Dimitri Tsafendas killed South African Prime Minister Hendrik Verwoerd on September 6, 1966, the courts decided it was an act of a madman. Yet the Greek-Mozambican knew very well that the man he stabbed to death was the architect...

Greek Lawyer George Bizos, Who Saved Nelson Mandela, Passes Away at 92

George Bizos, the Greek-South African human rights lawyer who fought apartheid and saved Nelson Mandela from a death sentence during the Rivonia Trial, passed away on Wednesday. He was 92 years old. Along with serving as Nelson Mandela’s lawyer, George...

Greek-South African Youth Orchestra Performs “Solo Evdokia” from Home

One hundred and twenty Greek-South African children along with a number of youths from Greece, sang "Solo Eudokia" online together recently, touching the hearts of thousands of Hellenes worldwide. Under the banner “Greeks and South African Hellenes Unite During Covid-19”...

Meet Emilio Eftychis, the Award Winning Greek South African Architect

Emilio Eftychis is a Greek South African architect, with more than 15 years of experience, whose work has been praised by all those who have seen his dedication and talent. Eftychis began his most recent career chapter in 2007 when...

Greek Footballer Giannis Potouridis Signs Contract With Cape Town City

The football team of Cape Town City in South Africa announced on Monday that Greek footballer Giannis Potouridis has signed a contract with the team. Potouridis, aged 27, is a defender and his previous team was Crete's historic football club...

South African Greeks Celebrate Independence Day

The Hellenic Federation of South Africa on Monday commemorated the 25th of March in 1821, which marks the day Greece regained its independence from the rule of the Ottoman Empire. Festive celebrations were held at the Greek SAHETI School, on...

South African Golfer Peter Karmis Chooses to Play for Greece

Professional golfer Peter Karmis decided to play under the Greek flag from now on and to no longer represent South Africa in international tournaments. According to South Africa's sport24 website, Karmis has Greek roots and holds dual citizenship. His current...