Sport and Culture


South Africa Culture – South African Authors – Gordimer and J.M. Coetzee

South Africa has produced a diversity of writers many of whom have distinguished themselves in the literary world. With 11 official languages, writers from nearly all the recognized tongues of South Africa including  English, Afrikaans, Sesotho and Setswana have made their literary mark in both fiction and factual works. Two […]


South Africa – South African Languages – Afrikaans

South Africa has eleven official languages and the third most spoken language in the country is Afrikaans. There are approximately 6 million people whose mother tongue is Afrikaans, about 13% of the South African population. Afrikaans is the youngest member of the Germanic group of languages, originating from the 17th […]


Sport In South Africa – South African Boxing – The Toweel Family

In South Africa,   the name Toweel was at one time tantamount to saying boxing. The Toweel family made an extraordinary impact and contribution to the sport in 20th century South Africa. The most famous member of the Toweel family was Vic (Victor Anthony, born in Benoni in the Transvaal (Gauteng) […]


South African Sport– Sport in South Africa – Soccer

How Soccer was established in South Africa all the way through to the hosting of the FIFA World Cup 2010


South Africa – South African Sport And Culture

The Food, diverse culture, famous people and the Sports of South Africa are all a great part of what makes up this beautiful country

South African music

Golf course in South Africa

Sport in South Africa – South African Popular Sports – Golf

A synopsis of South Africa’s finest golfers, how golf was established in South Africa and how the golf courses improved over the years, bringing the world some of the all-time best players.


South Africa sport – South African Rugby and Cricket – National Teams

Two of the most popular sports played in South Africa. The South African international cricket and rugby teams. South African rugby and cricket teams standing in international competition

Springboks playing rugby at Ellis Park

Cape Town soccer stadium

South Africa sport – South African Travel – World Cup Soccer in South Africa 2010

FIFA World Cup Soccer 2010 dates, hosted by South Africa with a list of the Countries participating. South African venues and stadiums for the 2010 World Cup competition.