History & Culture

10 Shaka Zulu Facts That Will Shock Your Knowledge of History

Shaka Zulu is one of the most famous (or notorious) leaders to have graced Southern Africa in the past few centuries. Hate him or love him, if you have any interest in the history of Southern Africa, you must...

Tsonga Culture, Traditional Attire and Food

The Tsonga tribe inhabits the Southern Mozambique coastal plain, parts of Zimbabwe and Swaziland, as well as the Limpopo and Mpumalanga Province of South Africa. The ethnic group laid its foundation far back in history and had flourished after that....

Ndebele Tribe – Culture, Traditional Attire & Art Patterns

Did you know that the Ndebele tribe also regarded as the amaNdebele or the Matabele are part of the larger Bantu tribe? Although the origin of the southern African Ndebele people is shrouded in mystery, they are however considered...

Sotho People – Culture, Traditional Attire & Food

Africa is known for the unique and diversified culture of its different people. And among these is the very interesting group of people called Sotho. They are divided into three groups: The Northern Sotho (Pedi), Southern Sotho, and the...

The Venda People – Culture, Traditional Attire & Music

Similar to most tribes in South Africa, the Venda people moved there from Central Africa. They are among the last black community to cross the Limpopo River and settle in the Soutpansberg Mountains of the Limpopo Province. They are...

South African Culture, People & Food

As far as the cultures of the world go, the South African Culture is one of the richest and most appreciated in the world; a culture whose appreciation is enhanced by its history. Despite overcoming so much, South Africa...

10 Uncommon And Mostly Unknown Facts About Namibia

Namibia is a country located towards the southern part of Africa and it has enjoyed a certain amount of stability since it gained independence in 1990 after a long struggle against rule by South Africa. Namibia possesses some of...

Truth About The Xhosa Tribe – Culture, Traditional Attire & Food

In the 11th century, a massive migration of people took place across the continent. As a result, many people from southern Zaire moved to different directions and settled in most parts of southern Sahara. Among the tribes that took part...

Interesting Facts About Malawi You Should Know

Malawi is a landlocked country about the size of Pennsylvania. Located in southeast Africa, it is surrounded by Mozambique, Zambia, and Tanzania. Formerly known as Nyasaland, Malawi is one of the unique places in Southern Africa. The country is also...

Lemba Tribe – People, Culture & Language

The population of the Lemba tribe in Southern Africa is between 70,000 to 80,000 people. In 2002, they were estimated to be 50,000 people. These people live in South Africa and central Zimbabwe. According to some genetic tests carried out by British...

Interesting Things That Are Most Recognized About The Culture Of The Xhosa People

Despite the growing influence of western civilization, Xhosa people have remained rooted in the practice of their traditions and dance. Unlike so many Africans that seem ready to abandon their traditions, culture, and general ways of living still remains one...

Interesting Botswana Facts – People, Language & Population

This interesting Botswana facts article is looking at one of the most fascinating countries in Africa. Botswana officially called the Republic of Botswana and formerly known as the British protectorate of Bechuanaland, is located in the southern part of the...

Swati Tribe – Culture, Language & Traditional Attire

The Swati, also known as Swazi, are a people from the southern regions of Africa who maintain a unique identity even to this day. The Swazi nation is named after Mswati II, who became king in 1839. The royal lineage...

Interesting Facts About Lesotho

Lesotho, officially known as the Kingdom of Lesotho and previously known as Basutoland, is an independent country located within the borders of South Africa. It is not just a landlocked country, but an enclaved one. This means that the entirety...

10 Lesser Known Facts About the Historical Zulu War

The Zulu war which took place in South Africa between the Zulu kingdom and the British Empire occurred in 1879 and was initiated by Sir Henry Bartle Frere who decided to fight against the Zulu Kingdom; an independent state...

Brilliant Things To Do In Knysna South Africa Now After The Fires

Art festivals, annual Oyster festivals, surfing, camping, and diving, is there anything you can’t do in Knysna, South Africa? The town is located in the Western Cape Province of the country. Here, places like The Garden Route, Knysna Lagoon,...

10 Famous African Warriors That Shaped The Continent’s History

Africa has produced some of the greatest warriors and leaders that  have graced the earth, these war lords are not only exceptional Men that are good at hand to hand combat but who were also great leaders and brilliant...

23 Interesting But Largely Forgotten Facts About Mauritius

Mauritius or Ile' Maurice, as it is called in French, is a small island in the middle of the Indian Ocean. It is located to the east of Madagascar Island, near South Africa. Discovered in early 1500 by Portuguese...

30 Fun and Interesting Facts About South Africa

South Africa is one of the most developed countries in Africa with an amazing population of 50.59 million people making up slightly more than 5% of the total population of Africa. The country is located at the southern end of the...

10 Obvious Signs That You Are A True South African

Being a South African is pretty awesome. So, how can you distinguish a South African and a true South African? There are lots of ways to know if a person is proud to come from the southern tip of...

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Understanding The Bad Blood Between Sisters Kelly Khumalo and Zandie Khumalo

When it comes to music in South Africa, songstress Kelly Khumalo and her younger sister, Zandie Khumalo, are very...

What Is Kelly Khumalo’s Age, Who Are Her Kids and Why Is She Still Single?

Kelly Khumalo is a celebrated South African singer, actress, and businesswoman who has been in the entertainment scene for...

Top 8 Openly Gay South African Celebrities Who Married Their Partners

South Africa is one of Africa's most gay-friendly destinations. A lot of people, including South African celebrities have come...

These Are The Boyfriends Carol Tshabalala Has Had Since Divorcing Her Husband Solomon Manana

When it comes to women in sports journalism, no name rings a louder bell than Carol Tshabalala – the...

Madam & Mercy’s Real Ages and The Truth About The Cast Member’s Everyday Life

Madam and Mercy is the reality TV show of the moment in South Africa. With a real-life mother and...

What To Know About Zenande Mfenyana’s Child, Baby Daddy and Boyfriend

People's perception of having a child before marriage has changed in recent times. While most people follow the tradition of getting hitched before having...

Warren Masemola’s Life With Wife Kguagelo and The Role That Made Fans Think He Is Gay

A great actor is one who can take any role and make it so real that people believe it to actually be his life....

Baby Cele Has Been Married Three Times – All About Her Age & Why She Left Her First Husband

In most things, one can easily describe Baby Cele as a success. The famous South African actress has made appearances in important productions and...

A Glimpse into the Life of Bahumi Madisakwane – Somizi Mhlongo’s Daughter

Actress and TV personality, Bahumi Madisakwane has come a long way in carving a path for herself, stepping away from what has become the...

South African Celebrity Couples Who Have Been Together The Longest

If one thing is ever clear about South African celebrity couples like their counterparts in most parts of the world, it is the fact...