Are south Africans happy in their country?

For now, I'm quite happy.As a teenager, I live in a great country. Sure, the president should be in jail(he has 789 corruption charges), and our currency will soon be used for toilet paper, but the spirit of the population is one of unity. Whenever I walk, I strike up conversations

What do South Africans think of the Dutch, and why?

I am a Coloured South African (SA) of mixed ancestry, distinct from the Black race.I am a mixture of the indigenous SA peoples, Asians and European (British and....DUTCH).Like them or not...I am a Dutch descendant. But do I actually like

Is South Africa a developed country?

No, it is not.The infrastructure South Africa has might be stunning and on the level of many so-called

What do Israelis think of South Africa?

As a part South African with citizenship and a large South African family, I'm not sure if you were looking for my answer, but anyways, last time I visited South Africa was when I was probably 7, for my aunt's wedding. I visited South Africa

What do Australians think of South Africa?

Weathers just like home, a bit worrying with the crime rate but then they've got some recent history to sort out and still most likely one of the safest places on the African continent to go visit Maybe we can go make fun of the poms together and beat

What do Moroccans and Egyptians think of South Africa?

This is my impression of South Africa as an Egyptian.Economy: South Africa one of the most developed countries in Africa.Politics: Nelson Mandela, The first black African President of Republic of South Africa " He is pretty famous in Egypt".Tourism: South Africa is a beautiful country with a lot of places

Do you think there is white genocide in South Africa?

Only a handful of territories remain where genocide can be carried out openly by the regime in charge. South Africa is modernized to a certain degree and as such the government cannot start to eliminate minority groups blatantly through genocidal systems featuring concentration camps and alike.

How is life in Pretoria, South Africa?

There are a few (negative) factors to consider, includingWhat kind of people your neighbours areHow much money you makeWhere you liveYou could have neighbours like me, who bully you, and it's NOT fun. I list this because half the people in Pretoria are like this, so you may be lucky and

How powerful is South Africa?

South Africa used to be very powerful:We had some of the greatest minerals reserves in the world, including a wide array of metals (of which our gold was most coveted) and coal.We owned a formidable army and developed some truly

Is South Africa in trouble?

It's hard to say.Sice the end of apartheid, every metric of quality of life has improved. Every year since 94 has seen a 20% increase increase in the back middle class, access to housing medicine and welfare have been dramatically on the rise, and white wealth

Is South Africa the best country to live in Africa?

No, not by a long shot. South Africa has a lot of problems, making it not a good place for the majority of people. Countries like Gabon and Namibia are much better. I am not sure if human development index is entirely reliable, but Algeria has the

Should white South Africans leave South Africa?

If they want to, they can leave. I mean Australia is working on a wonderful deal for them. In Australia they can live in a white majority country where the indigenous population was successfully silenced and almost obliterated.Most of them left after 1994 and went to their motherland Europe.

We're visiting Cape Town and Franschhoek in mid-April. What are the best restaurants for casual to fine dining?

Hi guys,I thought i'd share my recommendation list of absolute must do things in Cape Town, South-Africa. Check the full list out below, and if you want to get a taste of Cape Town and surrounding areas here is a sneak peek:

What are the best street foods to try in South Africa?

Actually in many parts of South Africa street food doesn´t exist. It´s simply a function of distances, open spaces, and the risk of crime and /or violence of simply being outside. This is especially true in the regions with a strong English or Afrikaans culture, and in the countryside. Most people

What do Americans think of South Africa?

I'm an American, and I have a view, which likely makes me unique among Americans as we don't have a lot of South Africans about or many cultural exchanges. My view would therefore, be unique to me. My parents, who travelled

What do Australians think of South African immigrants?

The first South African I met - who literally got off the plane the day before - reduced a couple of the support staff in the office to tears by morning tea because of his arrogance and the demeaning way in which he spoke to them. I took him aside and explained that a softly, softly approach was probably

What do Chinese think about South Africa?

There is a popular view about South Africa among Chinese, that Nelson Mandela destroyed South Africa industry.I don't really know about this, for I neither the supporter of Mandela, nor the supporter of them.But every time when we talk the environment issue about industrial pollution, they (they are called

What do people think about South Africa?

I have never been to South Africa but I think its a marvellous place! From what we have heard - it has beautiful cities and large deposits of minerals. South Africa has produced one of the most admired person on earth, Nelson Mandera. In Kenya we know him as the father of democracy and

What is South Africa's zipcode?

Zip code is not used in South Africa, but the postcode, and the South Africa's postcode is comprised of 5 digits - one letter and four numbers.There's no exact answer for it unless you narrow it down to a particular city or district, like (Diamond, Diamondfields, Frances Baard, Northern Cape

What screams I am from South Africa?

If you happen to find us in the middle of the Sahara desert with the next closest person being hundreds of miles away, we will still lock the doors of the car. This applies to all races.We are notorious for not knowing how to use traffic circles properly. If you're hooting at the car that looks like it's about

What's your favorite South African wine?

If you aren't a wine connoisseur, you may not know that South Africa is a major player in the global wine industry. As the ninth largest wine-producing country in the world, South Africa is responsible for exporting 450 million liters of wine per

Will South Africa collapse?

For decades now, South-Africa has been a land hanging in the balance between hope and despair. There was a time that an ocean of blood in an all out racial war seemed almost inevitable, but instead there was truth and reconciliation.Can South-Africa still go down the (Malema?-)drain? It is possible, but don't count this country out yet.

Do you think there is white genocide in South Africa?

Only a handful of territories remain where genocide can be carried out openly by the regime in charge. South Africa is modernized to a certain degree and as such the government cannot start to eliminate minority groups blatantly through genocidal systems featuring concentration camps and alike.

How is life in Pretoria, South Africa?

There are a few (negative) factors to consider, includingWhat kind of people your neighbours areHow much money you makeWhere you liveYou could have neighbours like me, who bully you, and it's NOT fun. I list this because half the people in Pretoria are like this, so you may be lucky and

How powerful is South Africa?

South Africa used to be very powerful:We had some of the greatest minerals reserves in the world, including a wide array of metals (of which our gold was most coveted) and coal.We owned a formidable army and developed some truly

Is South Africa in trouble?

It's hard to say.Sice the end of apartheid, every metric of quality of life has improved. Every year since 94 has seen a 20% increase increase in the back middle class, access to housing medicine and welfare have been dramatically on the rise, and white wealth

Is South Africa the best country to live in Africa?

No, not by a long shot. South Africa has a lot of problems, making it not a good place for the majority of people. Countries like Gabon and Namibia are much better. I am not sure if human development index is entirely reliable, but Algeria has the

Should white South Africans leave South Africa?

If they want to, they can leave. I mean Australia is working on a wonderful deal for them. In Australia they can live in a white majority country where the indigenous population was successfully silenced and almost obliterated.Most of them left after 1994 and went to their motherland Europe.

We're visiting Cape Town and Franschhoek in mid-April. What are the best restaurants for casual to fine dining?

Hi guys,I thought i'd share my recommendation list of absolute must do things in Cape Town, South-Africa. Check the full list out below, and if you want to get a taste of Cape Town and surrounding areas here is a sneak peek:

What are the best street foods to try in South Africa?

Actually in many parts of South Africa street food doesn´t exist. It´s simply a function of distances, open spaces, and the risk of crime and /or violence of simply being outside. This is especially true in the regions with a strong English or Afrikaans culture, and in the countryside. Most people

What do Americans think of South Africa?

I'm an American, and I have a view, which likely makes me unique among Americans as we don't have a lot of South Africans about or many cultural exchanges. My view would therefore, be unique to me. My parents, who travelled

What do Australians think of South African immigrants?

The first South African I met - who literally got off the plane the day before - reduced a couple of the support staff in the office to tears by morning tea because of his arrogance and the demeaning way in which he spoke to them. I took him aside and explained that a softly, softly approach was probably

What do Chinese think about South Africa?

There is a popular view about South Africa among Chinese, that Nelson Mandela destroyed South Africa industry.I don't really know about this, for I neither the supporter of Mandela, nor the supporter of them.But every time when we talk the environment issue about industrial pollution, they (they are called

What do people think about South Africa?

I have never been to South Africa but I think its a marvellous place! From what we have heard - it has beautiful cities and large deposits of minerals. South Africa has produced one of the most admired person on earth, Nelson Mandera. In Kenya we know him as the father of democracy and

What is South Africa's zipcode?

Zip code is not used in South Africa, but the postcode, and the South Africa's postcode is comprised of 5 digits - one letter and four numbers.There's no exact answer for it unless you narrow it down to a particular city or district, like (Diamond, Diamondfields, Frances Baard, Northern Cape

What screams I am from South Africa?

If you happen to find us in the middle of the Sahara desert with the next closest person being hundreds of miles away, we will still lock the doors of the car. This applies to all races.We are notorious for not knowing how to use traffic circles properly. If you're hooting at the car that looks like it's about

What's your favorite South African wine?

If you aren't a wine connoisseur, you may not know that South Africa is a major player in the global wine industry. As the ninth largest wine-producing country in the world, South Africa is responsible for exporting 450 million liters of wine per

Will South Africa collapse?

For decades now, South-Africa has been a land hanging in the balance between hope and despair. There was a time that an ocean of blood in an all out racial war seemed almost inevitable, but instead there was truth and reconciliation.Can South-Africa still go down the (Malema?-)drain? It is possible, but don't count this country out yet.

What are white south Africans like?

Like all people, they're not the same. Them being

When did colonization end in South Africa?

In 1994, with the fall of Apartheid. But it's history makes it more complex than that. After the Anglo-Boer War, the British unified the regions into one self-governing Republic ruled by a minority white population (of Boers). That Republic established Apartheid and pulled out of the

What is the original name of South Africa besides it being called South Africa?

The Republic of South Africa was at its formation called the Union of South Africa. Before that, throughout history, it consisted of multiple colonies, nations and kingdoms, everything from the Nederlandse Kaapkolonie to the Umbuswo waKwazulu.

What are some table manners I should know about before visiting South Africa?

This information is for the benefit of Americans only. Everybody else has more or less acceptable table manners. (I mostly like Americans but where they got their table manners from is a mystery)It's like this: fork in left hand, knife in

Would South Africa be developed if white people never took over?

Tldr; cultures develop according to the pressures of their immediate environments. If the pressures don't change, major development is unlikely.One of the most challenging exercises is that of stepping out of your world view. This question is a perfect example of how easily

Why shouldn't South Africa be called chokers?

Another ICC event. Another premature exit for South Africa. It is inexplicable how a team that is so talented fails to deliver in major events. Ever since they were recalled to world cricket, this has been a familiar depressing story. Inevitably, the word ‘Chokers'

Why is it important to create jobs in South Africa?

Because there is such a high number of people in South Africa and so many of them are unemployed because there are just not enough jobs.But creating jobs is not really the answer; if the standard of education keeps dropping like it