History & Culture

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...

5 Really Bizarre South African Cultural Practices That Are Still In Place

The South African society is highly multicultural and many of its activities are rooted deeply in traditions. Though most of the cultural activities practised in South Africa are generally acceptable, some are really bizarre. Here are 5 bizarre South African...

South African Apartheid: The Era Of Racial Abuse And Inequality

Apartheid, an Afrikaans word meaning "the state of being apart", was a system of racial segregation in South Africa enforced through legislation by the National Party (NP) governments, the ruling party from 1948 to 1994. Most human beings who are more...

10 Undeniable Things That Make You A Sowetan

South Africa is one of the countries with an illustrious history that still resonates in the minds of many people. This is particularly evident in Soweto where everything is modelled along the country’s history. Here are 10 Things That...

Reed Dance In South Africa: 10 Things You Didn’t Know About The Exotic Dance

Reed dance is one of the most adored and respected dances in South Africa. The Zulus consider it important even to the extent that it is even attended by their leaders. In Zululand, the dance takes place each year...

5 South African Natural Resources That Have Changed The World

South Africa is one of the wealthiest countries in terms of natural resources. It is a leading mining country and it is renowned for its mineral resources, which make up a large portion of the world’s reserves. South Africa’s...

10 Stereotypes About South African Girls That Aren’t Always True

The African continent is often looked down upon by the Western world and in consequence, stereotypes that would seem outrageous if applied to any other group of people are accepted as common knowledge when they pertain to Africans. Female...

10 African Foods You Should Definitely Try Before Death Finds You

Africa is a beautiful continent with lots of varieties. The land has a wide variety of tourists’ attractions in most places of the many countries in the continent. As the countries in Africa are many, so are the variety...

10 Moments of Change And Their Significance In South African History

Let's face it; South Africa has had a difficult historical past that most people can't seem to let go of. From the hundred years of recurrent Xhosa wars, the onset of colonization in 1652, the birth of ANC, to...

20 Most Common South African Slangs And Their Meanings

Slangs are words that are not considered part of the standard vocabulary of a language and that are used very informally in speech especially by a particular group of people. It is an informal nonstandard vocabulary composed typically of coinages,...

Top 10 Problems of Third World Countries

Since time immemorial, societies in the third world region have always desired to achieve growth and development to enable them to be like other countries in the developing and the developed world. This desire for growth is seen as...

5 Notable Truths About Afrikaners

A number of South Africans speak the native language of Afrikaans. They came up as a result of settlement by Dutch colonialists natives of Netherlands during the Apartheid regime. Later they merged with Britons, French and Germans to form an ethnic...

10 Things To Learn About The Capital Of South Africa

South Africa is located on the southern tip of the African continent. The country is rich in recorded history and enjoys one of the highest numbers of tourists in the African region. Pretoria is the capital of South Africa,...

25 Most Wanted Criminals In South Africa

In South Africa today, it is very well known that many crimes go unpunished. This could either be because the criminals got away before the arrival of the authorities or are able to fight their way out of trouble....

Whoever Said We Are All The Same Was Wrong: 6 Things White People Have That Black People Don’t

They say only he who wears the shoe knows where it hurts. This saying is remarkably true when it comes to the topic of how the apartheid era affected the people in South Africa. In as much as apartheid...

Robben Island South Africa – History and Gripping Facts

When the country of South Africa is mentioned, lots of things come to mind. First, it is one of the strongest economies in the African continent. Two, it is one of the countries with the largest gold reserves in...

Ancient And Modern: 100 Greatest South African Songs Of All Time

Through the steady growth of the South African economy, one of the biggest success stories of its many years of democracy is the growth of the music industry. From the numerous festivals to the success of independent labels, the...

Weekend Delight: 10 Roasted Chicken Recipes That Will Tune Your Culinary Skills

When it comes to recounting a well-spent weekend or holiday, it all begins with the dishes that were served. Food makes the weekend different from the normal weekdays and nothing commands culinary respect more than a well-roasted chicken for...

If You Used Any Of These 12 Cell Phones In SA, You Are Very Close To The Grave

The history of cell phones in South Africa dates back to very old times when mobile phones were some of the most expensive commodities in the technological market. In those early days, to own a Nokia 3310 was like...

5 Reasons Why Mandela Was Never A Christian Or Was He?

Mandela Was Never A Christian. How? We'll tell you; just read on. A few days ago the world celebrated the life of a man who illustrated to the world and South Africa the core values of leadership, love, respect and togetherness....

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CIPC Company Search Helps You Find the Status of a Registered Business – Here Is How It Works

There are a number of reasons why you should use CIPC Company Search to check whether or not a...

The 20 Richest Musicians in South Africa and their Net Worth

It is never unusual to find people wondering who the richest musicians in South Africa might be. This is...

Meet All of Benjamin Dube’s Sons From Buhle to Mthokozisi

Benjamin Dube is a reputable gospel singer whose music ministry has been a blessing not only to people but...

20 South Africa’s Biggest and Most Shocking Celebrity Breakups

When celebrities start dating, it is always full of so much love and romance at the beginning. The whole...

The Gist On Nasty C’s Net Worth and The Cars He Drives

Nasty C's net worth and the cars he drives are borne out of the accomplished South African rapper's greatness...

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 are many reasons to subscribe...

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. However, thanks to her involvement...

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 case for -year-old Yolanda Mvelase...

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 used to be a huge...

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 reason. There were stories about...