About South Africa
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Crime and the legal system in South Africa

Crime and the legal system in South Africa

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Even though the number of serious crimes has decreased in the last few years, South Africa still has a high level of violence.

Public holidays in South Africa

Public holidays in South Africa

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Here is a list of public holidays in South Africa 2016, plus school holidays, Mother's and Father's Days and other important dates.

Driving in South Africa: Rules of the road

Driving in South Africa: Rules of the road

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What side of the road do South Africans drive on? What are the rules at four-way stops? How do you enter a roundabout? Here's a guide to driving in South Africa.

South Africa transport: Trains, metro, buses, and taxis in South Africa

South Africa transport: Trains, metro, buses, and taxis in South Africa

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If you need to travel in South Africa, this guide includes all transport types in South Africa, including taxis, minibuses, airport shuttles and the 'Gautrain'.

30 facts about South Africa

30 facts about South Africa

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How many South African facts do you know? This mix of informative and interesting facts will test your knowledge on South Africa.

Top 10 foods in South Africa – with recipes

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From South African street foods to sweet curries, find out why the top South African dishes are renown as South Africa's ‘rainbow cuisine’.

New name for South Africa's capital Pretoria

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South Africa's capital Pretoria will cease to be known by that name this year. Its new name will be Tshwane.

South African culture

South African culture

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A guide to the cultural makeup of the 'rainbow nation' of South Africa.

South Africa facts: People

South Africa facts: People

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This guide on South Africa facts includes the population details of South Africa.

South Africa facts: History

South Africa facts: History

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From the landing of Dutch traders to British encroachment to apartheid rule, here's a brief overview of South African history.

Emergency phone numbers in South Africa

Emergency phone numbers in South Africa

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Here's a listing of emergency phone numbers you may need in case of emergency in South Africa.

A guide to South Africa's football divisions

A guide to South Africa's football divisions

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There's probably no better way to 'integrate' into South African culture on the street than to demonstrate some knowledge of football in South Africa.

Social security in South Africa

Social security in South Africa

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From pensions to family allowance benefits, here's a guide to the South African Social Security Agency (SASSA).

South Africa facts: Economy

South Africa facts: Economy

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This guide on South African country facts looks at the factors that make up South Africa's economy.

South Africa facts: Communications and transportation

South Africa facts: Communications and transportation

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This guide on South African country facts details communications and transportation in South Africa.

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