History & Culture

10 Best Afrikaans Songs of All Time

It is a trite statement that Afrikaans music has been waxing stronger and stronger with each passing year. The demand for Afrikaans music as well as its global acceptance has become extensive and far-reaching, especially with the advent of...

Who Was Queen Nandi Zulu, The Mother of Shaka?

Before the millennials, women were known to have their place at home and support their husbands, fathers, and mothers with farm work and house chores. As such, it is more common to see men from that generation who were...

The 10 Most Beautiful Churches in South Africa

Be you an architecture enthusiast or just a regular tourist, one of the best things to scope out while visiting South Africa is its numerous beautiful churches steeped in rich history. While many of them date back to the...

A List Of Past Zulu Kings, Chieftains and The Duration of Their Reign

The Zulu kingdom has been one of the most formidable kingdoms on the African continent since 1816, when it became a kingdom under King Shaka. Since then, there have been many Zulu Kings and chiefs that came and ruled...

50 Meaningful Unisex Tsonga Names and Their Meanings

The Tsonga tribe is one of the most amazing tribes in South Africa. From their clan structures to culture, traditional beliefs, and attires, they stand out from other ethnic groups and are always proud of who they are. Tsonga...

20 South African Dreadlock Styles for Men and Women

Unlike before, dreadlock styles have become much more acceptable around the world. The most important aspect of this cultural shift is that it is no longer a male-dominated hairdo because women have gotten in on the act. South African...

Dlamini, Nkosi and Ndlovu Clan Names – Famous South Africans With the Most Popular Surnames

Surnames are often attached after a person's given name. It tells a lot about a particular person, where he comes from, what people with the same surname are known for (if they are related), and more. It is a...

60 Modern Xhosa Names and Their Meanings

Even before having a child, most people usually keep names that have been carefully picked for the new one. Although picking a nice and unique name can look difficult at times, it is usually worth the effort. Thankfully Xhosa...

All The Times Earthquakes Have Happened In South Africa and What To Expect

Most, if not all, countries have had their fair share of natural disasters that have destroyed lives and properties, even though nobody prays to experience such. Although South Africa is not one of those countries that should be prone...

50 Unique Zulu Names For Boys and Their Meanings

Names serve as a means of identification and you don't want to identify your child with a name that has an awful meaning. As an African, names are particularly more than just a means of identifying people. The various...

50 Beautiful Zulu Names for Girls and Their Meanings

Parents naturally want to give their children nice names that reflect their goodwill towards the child, and in Africa, names are usually believed to have an impact on how successful the child will grow to become. This is why...

30 Modern Traditional Dresses and Attires in South Africa

Like most African countries, South Africa is home to multiple cultures, traditions, food, and attires. From colorful beaded necklaces and bracelets to sparkling brightly colored fabrics to abstractly embroidered robes, South Africa has various dress styles representing people from...

20 Fashionable Xhosa Traditional Attires and Dresses for Elegant Ladies

The Xhosa people of South Africa have a rich culture, distinguished by traditional attires for body coverage and adornment. Their dressing is part of their lifestyle and has existed for generations. Like every other popular print in Africa such...

20 Modern Classy Zulu Traditional Attire and Dresses

Like most countries in the African continent, South Africa is indeed blessed with diverse cultures and traditions that truly depict their identity, values, and beliefs. Virtually all of these cultures and traditions started existing a long time ago and...

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,...

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Nursing Colleges in North West Province South Africa

In North West Province, there are several standard nursing colleges where one can obtain a nursing degree, diploma certificate,...

Who Is Portia Joel, the South African Television Presenter and Actress?

The entertainment world is very competitive, and it is never easy to make it to the top. While the...

Imbewu Cast and Characters: Meet the Actors, their Real Names and Ages

With its assemblage of renowned and rising actors and actresses, Imbewu: The seed has made waves in South Africa,...

Skeem Saam Cast and Characters: Meet the Actors, their Real Names and Ages

Skeem Saam is one of South Africa's most beloved television series where teens are thrust into adult scenarios. Its...

Department of Home Affairs ID Online Application, Forms, and Tracking Process

The Department of Home Affairs is one of the important departments in the South African democratic government. They play...