History & Culture

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....

Top 10 Most Feared Crimes In South Africa

Crimes and criminals have confronted South Africa and South Africans with the perplexity of radical evil. Shocking crimes are being committed by the unscrupulous initiative of too many crooks and hoodlums, with the blessing of more gangsters, and amid the passive acquiescence...

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What Went Wrong With Neo Matsunyane’s Marriage to Ex-Wife Connie Ferguson and Who Are His Children?

Connie Ferguson arguably has one of the best marriages in the South African entertainment circle with Shona Ferguson. The...

Facts About Kuli Roberts Age, Kids and Life Since Divorcing Her Husband Beyers Roberts

Kuli Roberts is a South African fashion icon and beauty enthusiast. She is also a multi-talented media personality, TV...

Analyzing Cindy Mahlangu’s Role as a Siyanda From The Queen and Her Romance With Bongani Zungu

Cindy Mahlangu is a South African actress and model who is currently blazing the trails in the entertainment scene....

Why Evodia Mogase Divorced Her First Husband and How Old She Is Now

Evodia Mogase has built an interesting Persona on The Real Housewives of Johannesburg. She is an iron lady who...

Mary Twala – Revisiting Somizi’s Mother’s Life of Successes and Legacies

Mary Twala was a South African actress whose life was a testament to duty, humility, and honor. A thespian...

How Evodia Mogase Built Her Net Worth and Affords a Luxurious House

Evodia Mogase has come a very long way having had to build her fortune independently after her divorce from her first husband. Although she...

Exploring Kealeboga Masango’s Rise To Fame on Rhythm City and Her Family Background

Kealeboga Masango has been under the spotlight since she snagged her breakout role in the popular South African musical drama series, Rhythm City. She...

How Quinton Jones’ Met, Married and Started a Family With Minnie Dlamini

Quinton Jones' marriage to South Africa's sweetheart, Minnie Dlamini was one of the biggest events of 2017. The news also broke so many hearts...

An Interesting List of Nandi Mbatha’s Boyfriends – Past and Present

Nandi Mbatha apparently loves the feeling of love and being treated to dates. Since the actress stepped onto the scene, she has dated a...

How Did Themba Ntuli Become So Famous and What Car Does He Drive?

Lovers of entertainment in South Africa would know the popular filmmaker, actor, and comedian, Themba Ntuli. Perhaps, one reason he has gained so much...