South African slang

Lekker! South Africa’s Afrikaans is Ranked 2nd Sexiest Accent in the...

A travel website with over 1.5 million readers has voted 'South African' - specifically Afrikaans - as the second sexiest accent in the world!...

WATCH Trevor Noah Laughing at David Oyelowo’s Nigerian Dad in LA

South African expat Trevor Noah's latest clip from The Tonight Show in the US has gone viral because of the SA expat's infectious laugh!...
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WATCH Hilarious ‘Election Time South Africa’ Sung to Do Re Mi

For undecided South African voters, Capetonian resident Faried Swartz has created a brilliant version of 'Do Re Mi' (from the Sound of Music). Watch...
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Watch: The Difference Between the EFF, DA and ANC

South African YouTuber Lasizwe (Dambuza) points out the differences between the EFF, DA and ANC (or FFE, DNA and NAC)... For the few who don’t...
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WATCH Suzelle DIY Reminder: How to Make a Loadshedding Survival Kit

South Africa's fabulous domestic goddess Suzelle DIY has the best tips for surviving load shedding! The do-it-yourself expert first posted this video in July 2015......

From South Africa: “Load Shedding is Cr*p BUT…”

Load Shedding is crap! But I must admit that I’ve not been affected by it whatsoever... writes South African music and entertainment entrepreneur, and...
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WATCH Hilarious Car Wash, Perfect for Loadshedding South Africans

This is what happens at the car wash when Eskom's load-shedding! Actually we're not sure where this was filmed, and it doesn't look like...

That Zapiro Cartoon That’s Gone Viral Is Not An Original (But...

The loadshedding crisis in South Africa, which has dragged on (and off) for around 11 years is not so much a power failure, say...
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WATCH The A to Z of South African Slang

You know you're South African when you understand this entire video... A is for 'aikona', B is for 'braai', C is for 'carguard', D...
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WATCH The Resurrection Challenge Video that Finally Lays Viral Post to...

South Africa has had a field day with weird and wacky viral posts in the past week - namely My F*k Marelize (where a...

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