History & Culture

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...

Tswana People – Culture, Traditional Attire & Language

Tswana people are Niger-Congo or Bantu-speaking people including all the Sotho-Tswana clans residing either in Botswana, Lesotho or South Africa. People all over the world are organized into social groups based on kinship or clan. These groups of people have...

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...

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Elize Cawood Died at Age 68 – All About Her Life and Husband Wilson Dunster

The death of Elize Cawood was truly a huge loss to the South African movie industry. She was a...

Trevor Noah’s Girlfriend List From Minka Kelly to Jordyn Taylor

Born when giving birth to someone like him was a huge crime, Trevor Noah has risen to become a...

Truths About Zindzi Mandela’s Husband and The Children She Left Behind

Zindzi Mandela was a South African diplomat who made remarkable impacts in various ways during her lifetime. She was...

How to Login or Use Intellimali and the Contact Details for When You Need Help

Intellimali is a great option for funders or institutions who are responsible for sponsoring any student in a South...

Minister Lindiwe Zulu’s Age Milestones and Educational Qualifications

As South Africa begins the arduous task of rebuilding after the widespread lootings and riots that greeted Jacob Zuma’s...