Nelson Mandela
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Nelson Mandela

Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela was a social rights activist, politician and philanthropist who became South Africa’s first black president from 1994 to 1999. After becoming involved in the anti-apartheid movement in his 20s, Mandela joined the African National Congress in 1942. For 20 years, he directed a campaign of peaceful, nonviolent defiance against the South African...

South African food
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South African food

To truly enjoy South African food, you have to be in South Africa. It’s all about history, the surroundings and your company. Due in part to its history of settlement and colonization, as well as its location on the coast, South-African cuisine has many influences including Dutch, French, Malaysian and indigenous cultures. Here are some...

The Afrikaans Language
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The Afrikaans Language

Afrikaans is one of the modern antique spoken languages in South Africa. What makes this language so unique? ...

The secret to learning a new language successfully
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The secret to learning a new language successfully

Want to know the secret to making your attempt at learning a new language more successful? Want to find out what will keep you motivated and learn much faster? Well, that secret is…confidence. “Confidence comes from not always being right, but from not fearing to be wrong.” -Peter T. Mcintyre Yes, that secret might not...

Cape Town braai
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Cape Town braai

Traditional braai A braai (barbecue), like sunny skies and rugby, is one of the main elements of the South African way of life and provides us with a lovely traditional pastime. Cape Town has many different beautiful places to have a braai, just to spend a quiet afternoon with friends or family enjoying a meal...