History & Culture

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...

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...

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20 Family Themed Water Parks in Gauteng

Gauteng is one of South Africa's nine provinces. Despite its small landmass which is about 1.5% of the country's...

Who Is Blaq Diamond and What Are Their Real Names?

South Africans love to be entertained, and it is no surprise that they are good at producing quality entertainment....

Who Is Mandla N? Biography of The Lockdown Writer

Mandla Ngcogwene is a South African talent with multiple abilities. He is an actor, writer, movie producer, and musician...

Where Is Fourways Farmers Market and Is There An Entrance Fee?

Healthy living has become fashionable, so people try their best to eat from the most nutritious options available. It...

35 Age-Defying Photos of Mamlambo from Uzalo in Real Life

Mamlambo is the name of the character of a prophetess in the popular South African soap opera, Uzalo. This...