History & Culture

Speak Afrikaans? Here Are 10 Facts That Make You A True Afrikaner

At the south-most point of the African continent lies the Boers who are popularly known as Afrikaners. They speak Afrikaans, a language that has been considered most beautiful and easy to learn by most of its admirers. It is a...

Popular Afrikaans Names and their Meanings

Afrikaans is one of the native languages of South Africa that is, however, spoken mostly by the Dutch settlers in the country. The language is made up of both Bantu, Malay, Portuguese and Khoisan languages, but an estimated 90...

How Johannesburg Became The Most Unfriendly City In The World

Johannesburg, also known as the City of Gold, Jo'burg, eGoli, or Jozi, is the largest city in South Africa. In a recent survey conducted by Conde Nast Traveler magazine in August 2014, Johannesburg was named world's unfriendliest city. Despite...

Interesting Details About South African Xenophobic Attack: Causes And Casualties

With South Africa, there is always an issue to contend with. From apartheid to democracy and now its xenophobia. Before 1994, foreigners faced violence and discrimination especially from the institutionalized racism of apartheid. At the end of apartheid, we expected...

15 South African Slang Phrases Really Need To Know

If you are travelling to South Africa, or you are just interested in knowing a little more about the land of Mandela, it is important to acquaint yourself with some of the commonest slang terms and phrases the people...

30 Things That Annoy South Africans the Most

Either stressed or offended, South Africans are kind of programmed every day with plenty opportunities to get angry. Anger is never without a reason, anybody can get angry as it's increasingly quite easier to be annoyed. However, being angered for...

Remembering Steve Bantu Biko: Here’s Malema’s Touching Tribute + 10 Lesser-Known Facts

Every year on 12th September, South Africa commemorates the death of Steve Bantu Biko, who died naked on a mat, on a stone floor prison cell after he was tortured by bloodthirsty apartheid police. It's more than 40 years since...

Discover More

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...