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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,...

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...

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Josef Zinnbauer – Life and Career Achievements of The Orlando Pirates Coach

When Josef Zinnbauer took over as the new coach of Orlando Pirates in 2019, there was no denying that...

How To Activate and RICA MTN SIM Card

MTN is the largest network provider in Africa and the ninth in the world. Despite having its origin in...

Age Milestones That Define Thando Thabethe And The Boyfriends She Has Had

The -year-old Thando Thabethe is one of the most popular and celebrated TV personalities in South Africa. Her career,...

Thembinkosi Lorch’s Troubled Relationship With Girlfriend Nokuphiwa Mathithibala That Got Him Arrested

The arrest of Thembinkosi Lorch, one of South Africa's biggest soccer players, by his girlfriend, Nokuphiwa Mathithibala, came as...

How To Check My MTN Number and the Self Service Numbers For Easy Access

There are many reasons some people find it difficult to memorize their MTN number. When people buy a new...

Inside Look at Benni McCarthy’s Life With Wife Stacey Munro and their Children

Sometimes, loss and disappointments only serve to open the doors for us to bigger things. This is always true in the story of those...

Benni McCarthy’s Net Worth, Career Salary and The Cars He Splurges On

Benni McCarthy is a legendary South African sportsman who has a net worth estimated at $16 million. He began his career as a footballer,...

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...

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...

DJ Oskido Has Has Been Married Twice At His Age – All About His Current Wife Mathapelo

In the South African entertainment scene, DJ Oskido is one of the celebrities that everyone is interested in knowing everything about. The Kwaito pioneer,...