When Zoopy TV published a video feature on 16-year-old surfer Bianca Buitendag from Victoria Bay in the Western Cape, they asked the question: "South Africa's next surfing world champ?" Buitendag didn't take long to supply the answer.
Shado Twala and Randall Abrahams, judges on South Africa's hit reality TV show SA's Got Talent add their voices to the national outpouring of support for the country's Class of 2010, who began sitting their Grade 12 exams this week.
As the Class of 2010 grade 12s prepare to start their final exams, ordinary South Africans advise them to prepare as best they can, take the breaks they need to stay fresh, keep calm when faced with tough questions ... and make the country proud!
South African motorists enjoy complaining about the country's minibus taxi drivers - often with justification, but as often without appreciation for the service they provide, and the challenges that go with their work. Take a ride with Tahir on the Wynberg-Cape Town route, and ask how you might fare in his place.
As South Africa's grade 12s gear up for their final exams, Brand South Africa, iSchool Africa and the Department of Basic Education have intensified their call for South Africans to help improve the chances of underprivileged learners. Generations actress Sophie Ndaba champions the School of 2010 initiative.
"In 2004, I had to make a decision whether to stay in South Africa or move to another country ... " Artist Marieke Prinsloo talks about expressing the South African story via "Walking the Road", a series of 18 sculptures erected along Cape Town's Sea Point Promenade.
"We have 11 official languages, but only one word for this wonderful institution: Braai ... and it has a fantastic potential to bind us together." Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu calls on South Africans to get together with some friends and light up the charcoal on Heritage Day.
"During the 2010 Fifa World Cup, we showed that together, we can achieve anything. We showed that ubuntu is more than a word ..." Brand South Africa's latest video calls on South Africans to "keep wearing the flag with all your heart ... keep making ours the greatest country in the world. Put your soul into it!"
Brand South Africa's latest television advert urges South Africans, along with all Africans, to "embrace our diversity, respect our backgrounds and learn about one another other simply by starting a conversation".
"You arrived with open minds. And embraced the spirit of Africa ..." South Africa thanks all the teams and fans who visited the country "for helping make the 2010 Fifa World Cup one the world will never forget".