History & Culture

50 Unique South African Names and Their Meanings

South African names are as diverse and powerful as the people who make up the region. Over the years, the region has introduced many interesting names, and the list keeps growing yearly. Though some of these names are coined...

Who Is Gibson Makanda – Nelson’s Alternate in the Mandela Effect Conspiracy Theory?

When the name of Nelson Mandela is mentioned to the bigger part of the world, what comes to mind is a South African hero who sacrificed his freedom for more than two decades for the freedom of the country...

This South African 1000 Year Old Tree Has An Unusual Secret Inside It

Sunland Baobab is an age-old well-known South African gigantic baobab tree, which is located in Sunland Farm, Limpopo. It has gone through several investigations, many of which were to determine its actual age. One study, after examining the relative amount of carbon...

Mind Blowing Facts About South Africa

The beauty of Information is that it empowers you and helps you learn things you didn’t think you could learn. It makes you productive and ignites the inner creativity within you. These facts about South Africa will expose you to...

South African History: A Quick Review

South Africa has come a really long way from days of colonialism, apartheid, and the shaky peace that followed apartheid and developed into the strong nation that the world knows and loves today. The South African History traced back to as...

Trending South African Foods: History, Recipes And Preparation

They say too many cooks spoil the soup, but the infusion of over 9 countries is what makes South African foods what they are today. South African foods are not just substances consumed to provide essential nutrients to the body,...

9 Ugly Ways Apartheid Still Thrives In The Present Day South Africa

Apartheid as a word is almost the synonym of South Africa. For it is almost if not impossible to name the word without talking about South Africa. The word emanated from "apart-hood" which literally means "the state of being apart",...

Apartheid in South Africa: What Really Happened and How Did It End?

The years of apartheid are undoubtedly one of the darkest moments in South Africa’s history. The period which spanned from 1948 to 1994 was characterized by racial segregation, white minority rule and the oppression of the rights, movements, and freedom...

5 South African Incidents That Shocked The World

Painful, weird and appalling events happened all over the world in 2017 and South Africa had a fair share of these events. Sadly, these South African incidents shocked the world more than they could bear. While the year has been increasingly...

10 South African Foods You Must Eat Before Death Knocks At Your Door

South Africa is a country located in the southernmost part of the continent of Africa. Best known for its mining activities, it not only boasts of the biggest economy in Africa but is amongst the most popular tourist destinations...

What is Nyaope (Whoonga)? What Are The Ingredients and Effects of the Drug Cocktail on the Body?

While the crime rate in South Africa has constantly been on the increase, the drug market is also not in any way slowing down. Alcohol and other popular substances like marijuana remain widely popular, however, a new entrant which...

Everything You Need To Know About Lily Mine: When is It Re-Opening?

Gold mining has been one of the major means of generating revenue in South Africa. There are several gold mines found in the country and Lily Mine happens to be one of them. Located in Barberton, Ehlanzeni District, in...

South African Tribes and Ethnic Groups – Historic Facts and Figures

South Africa embodies a rich collection of ethnic backgrounds. During the apartheid regime in the country, all these tribes seemed to have folded together with a singular aim of defeating the monster at sight and achieving a free country...

South African Flag: Colors, Meaning & Rules About The National Symbol

The South African Flag is one of the fascinating flags in Africa. Its artistic colour blend leaves one wondering how South Africa got the amazing multi-coloured flag. Here, we present to you interesting facts you never knew about the...

Top 5 Richest South Africans And Their Whites Vs Blacks Politics

Can a man scoop fire on his lap without his clothes being burned? Can he walk on hot coals without his feet being scorched? Those are words from the good book. The ancestors of white South Africans evidently neglected the admonitions...

Who Was Steve Biko and What Do We Know About His Death & Family?

When you talk about the people who took part in South Africa's struggle for independence, one person that stands out from the rest is Steve Biko. Biko was iconic in the painful and bloody struggle for South Africa's independence...

Henry Cele Of Shaka Zulu’s Cause of Death, Wife & Children

Shaka Zulu is known to be the king who gave rise to one of the most popular tribes in Southern Africa, that of the Zulu's. He became a Zulu leader in 1816 and due to determination and brutal strength, he...

10 Reasons South Africa Is the Coolest Country In The World

Think of all the stories you have heard about Africa and you will definitely agree that the picture painted is almost always never pretty. The rest of the world think of hungry people struggling to survive in war-torn areas...

Top 10 South African TV Adverts That Left An Indelible Experience

Advertising in South Africa has come a long way and has made an indelible mark on the minds of so many people. Sometimes, you find yourself smiling when you remember an ad that you really love, and whenever it...

Understanding The Zulu Culture, Traditional Attire & Food

The Zulu tribe is one of the most widely known tribes in Africa, mainly because of the very vital part that it played in the continent's history. Originally, the Zulu tribe emanated from the Ngunis who inhabited the central...

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How to Login to Showmax, Link to Your TV or Activate it on DStv Premium

With the variety of amazing South African TV series, movies, and other entertainment channels available on the platform, there...

Exploring Nomcebo Zikode’s Biography and Age Milestones

Before now, the name of Nomcebo Zikode may not ring any bell even in some parts of South Africa....

Dissecting Yolanda Mvelase’s Age and The Love Story That Made Her Kwesta’s Wife

Everyone loves to hear a good love story, especially, one with a happy ending which seems to be the...

Sordid Details Of Thabile Dube’s Time as Benjamin Dube’s Wife

Thabile Dube is a beautiful, vibrant, and hard-working woman who is best considered the Dube ministry's first lady. She...

Revelations About Busiswa’s Child, Baby Daddy and Physical Abuse Scandal

In 2019, Busiswa Gqulu, and her baby daddy, Katlego Mlangeni, were in the news but not for a good...

A Full Look At Nomcebo Zikode’s New Songs and Musical Career So Far

Nomcebo Zikode is one South African musician who has held the world spellbound with her strong musical sense, especially in the viral song Jerusalama,...

These Facts Will Tell You All About TV Personality Rorisang Thandekiso

Rorisang Thandekiso is a disciplined, smart, and beautiful young woman whose life story is a huge inspiration to youths. Despite starting off as a...

Zandile Msutwana’s Real Age and Her Affair With Another Woman’s Husband

Zandile Msutwana is no stranger to anyone who has been following the South African movie industry. The actress rose to fame in the second...

How to Sign Up to Showmax Subscription Packages, Their Prices and How To Cancel

Showmax is a video-on-demand streaming service that allows subscribers to have access to a wide range of TV series, movies, kids' shows, and documentaries...

Revelations About Edwin Sodi’s Birthplace, Biography and Early Influences

Edwin Sodi is one of the many South African millionaires who need no form of introduction as not only has his wealth put him...