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Trevor Noah speaks and understands six languages

Trevor Noah, stand-up comedian, South Africa This talented SA comedian speaks and understands six languages - Afrikaans, English, Xhosa,¬†Zulu, Sotho and German. Trevor Noah (born 20 February 1984) is a South African comedian. He has also been a radio DJ, actor and TV host. Trevor was born … Continue Reading ››

Something you didn’t know – about Pinotage

The pinotage wine cultivar is unique to South Africa. The pinotage wine cultivar is unique to South Africa. Pinotage is a grape variety that was created in South Africa in 1925 by Abraham Izak Perold, the first Professor of Viticulture at Stellenbosch University. Perold was attempting … Continue Reading ››

The (only) South African Formula 1 World Champion

Jody Scheckter, 1979 Formula 1 Grand Prix World Champion, South Africa
Jody Scheckter - 1979 Formula 1 Grand Prix champion
The only South African racing driver ever to be Formula 1 World Champion, was Jody Scheckter in 1979. Other legends on the grid with Jody … Continue Reading ››

Famous SA landmark for maritime navigators

The Cape of Good Hope, south of Cape Town is a famous landmark for maritime navigators.
Cape of Good Hope present day
Cape of Good Hope (present day)
This famous landmark is also known as the Cape of Storms, named by the brave Portuguese navigators … Continue Reading ››