SA Fast Facts

SA Fast Facts

South African facts at your fingertips … up-to-date information on the country's economy, population, geography, climate, languages and more.

 

South African writer Alan Paton features on the Google Doodle on 11 January 2018.

Google celebrates the life and work of Alan Paton

The January 11 Google Doodle pays tribute to South African author and anti-apartheid activist, Alan Paton – commemorating his 115th birthday. CD Anderson South African writer...

Play Your Part TV series: episode 14 synopsis

Here’s a little taste of what episode 14 of the Play Your Part TV Series has in store for you this Saturday. This week...
Keorapetse Kgositsile, poetry, arts and culture, obituary,

Remembering Keorapetse Kgositsile 1938-2018

South African poet laureate, political activist and academic Keorapetse "Bra Willie" Kgositsile passed away on 3 January 2018 after a short illness. He was...

South Africa in summary

Find out everything you need to know about South Africa at glance. Land surface area 1 220 813 km² Key economic sectors Mining services and transport Energy Manufacturing Tourism Agriculture Population Total: 56.52 million Male: 27.62...
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Brand South Africa: year in review 2017

It has been a storied year for the country, and for Brand South Africa. It started with a new chair at the African Union...

Shamila Ramjawan: global leader

The founder of Famram Solutions has been recognised for her work in keeping rural girls and young women in schools, by the Centre for...
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Two South African community garden heroes give back to the people

Two recent acts of horticultural heroism that represent the true meaning of ubuntu are inspiring South Africans to give back to the community and...

Gift of the Givers appeals for Beaufort West water help

South African relief aid organisation the Gift of the Givers has appealed to all South Africans to help combat the drought in the Western...

Miss South Africa Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters crowned Miss Universe 2017

The reigning Miss South Africa is the new Miss Universe, the first South African to win the title since Margaret Gardiner wore the crown...

Where to get help in South Africa if you are being abused

Numerous organisations around South Africa provide services such as counselling, temporary shelter and legal help to people in abusive relationships. We've compiled a guide...

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