History & Culture

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...

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...

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Young Stunna Real Name, Age and Best Songs

Young Stunna (born on November 17, 2000) is a -year-old South African Amapiano singer who rose to immense popularity...

Who Is Zola 7? His Age and Net Worth Explored

Zola 7 (born April 24, 1977; Age years old) is a South African Kwaito musician, poet, actor, TV...

Felo Le Tee Biography, Age and Best Songs

Felo Le Tee (Real Name: Tsholofelo Mokine; Born: 18th May) is a South African DJ, record producer, and singer...

Who Is Pabi Cooper’s Boyfriend – Benny Afroe?

Benny Afroe (born on May 18th, 1994; Age: years old) is a South African musician, songwriter, and fashion...

What Happened To Zola 7 and Where Is He Now?

Zola 7 was involved in a ghastly car accident in Meadowlands that almost took away his life in January...
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