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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Who is Shauwn Mkhize? She’s Was Married to Her Millionaire Husband S’bu for 15 years

No list of successful South African women would be complete without Shauwn Mkhize. She is an accomplished business executive...

Itumeleng Khune Is Married and Shares A 10-Year Age Gap With Wife Sphelele Makhunga – Meet His Family

Itumeleng Khune has covered the distance in both his professional life, as well as his love life. He is...

Dawn Thandeka King – Insights into the Age, Husband and Family of MaNgcobo from Uzalo

Not every actor became successful through multiple roles. Dawn Thandeka King, like some actors, achieved fame and fortune with...

Nkanyiso Makhanya Did Not Make His First Uzalo Audition – Meet The Real Life Njeza

Uzalo is, without a doubt, one of the most followed South African TV shows at the moment. Just as...

Zodwa Wabantu Has A Son and Has Cancelled Wedding Twice – Meet The Boyfriends She’s Dated

Anyone who has ever heard of Zodwa Wabantu, which is possibly everyone not living in the caves, will attest...

Sbahle Mpisane Didn’t Grow Up With Her Biological Mother – Meet Her Parents and Family

Sbahle Mpisane is a fitness expert, reality TV star, and social media influencer of South African origin. She rose to immense popularity after she...

Who is Sbu Mpisane? Biography of the Flamboyant Husband of Shauwn Mkhize

Sbu Mpisane was once just another police constable with hardly a name on the public space. However, he rose from being a metro police...

Who Is Gibson Makanda – Nelson’s Alternate in the Mandela Effect Conspiracy Theory?

When the name of Nelson Mandela is mentioned to the bigger part of the world, what comes to mind is a South African hero...

Sbahle Mpisane’s Road to Recovery from the Car Accident That Nearly Took Her Life

Sbahle Mpisane came to be in the world of fame as a South African fitness expert and influencer, and TV personality best known for...

Demystifying Njeza From Uzalo’s Real Name And Why People Think He Is Gay

Nkanyiso Makhanya is a South African media personality and actor who was brought to a brighter side of fame when he starred in one...