Dominique Piek in Tanzania

Fab SA model in Andy Grammer’s Video responds to jealous Tweet

By SAPeople 16-02-12 12:01

Check out beautiful South African model Dominique Piek in Andy Grammer’s latest music video “Fine By Me” (scroll down for video).  It’s an appearance that’s incurred the wrath of one of Andy’s fans. The jealous fan sent a twitter missive to the 26-year-old model along the lines of  “so you’re the stupid whore in andy […]

South African humour tops YouTube!

By SAPeople 15-02-12 13:53

A YouTube video clip which includes a South African prank has scooped top position on Google’s new Comedy Slam Leaderboard. The video, called ‘Few Funny Pranks’, includes 3 pranks, of which you can see (and hear) the South Africans in the last section. (Scroll down to watch the video.) The search engine giant recently introduced […]

Die Antwoord

VIDEO: Watch Die Antwoord on the David Letterman Show

By SAPeople 07-02-12 09:16

South African zef rappers Die Antwoord appeared on The David Letterman Show last night (Monday, 6th February). If you missed it, watch the video here… Die Antwoord on The David Letterman Show: httpvh:// You can watch Die Antwoord’s latest music videos here or catch up on some older videos here (scroll down on both pages […]

Die Antwoord appearing on David Letterman’s Show

By SAPeople 06-02-12 12:31

Yislaaik! America’s in for a treat tonight. South African zef rappers Die Antwoord will be appearing on The David Letterman Show! Although Die Antwoord have already attracted a cult following in the USA, this will be their first appearance on the popular US talk show which is syndicated around the world. The Capetonian band – […]

SA MotorCyclist rescues Calf in Distress – Video

By SAPeople Contributor 25-10-11 13:36

A kind-hearted South African motor cyclist, who rescued a calf, is becoming an internet sensation after his good deed was captured on his helmet’s camera (helmet-cam)…and uploaded to the web. Johan Gray (46) was participating in the Amageza 2012 (endurance race) rally qualifier in Gauteng when he noticed a calf struggling in a steep-walled canal. […]

It all began with an iPhone…

By SAPeople Contributor 27-02-15 22:30

From an email doing the rounds March was when our son celebrated his 17th birthday, and we got him an iPhone. He just loved it. Who wouldn’t? I celebrated my birthday in July, and my wife made me very happy when she bought me an iPad. Our daughter’s birthday was in August so we got […]

God Bless Africa

By SAPeople Contributor 06-09-11 10:28

Now that the Springboks have departed for New Zealand to do battle at this year’s Rugby World Cup, the call has gone out to South Africans to brush up on their rendition of the national anthem. The beloved tune merges two anthems and five languages: Nkosi sikelel’ iAfrika Maluphakanyisw’ uphondo lwayo, Yizwa imithandazo yethu, Nkosi […]

Big Five cat moves into new reserve

By SAPeople Contributor 02-09-11 09:04

The revamped UmPhafa Private Nature Reserve in KwaZulu-Natal is the result of an international conservation partnership, and has just seen its first leopard move into the area. Previous mismanagement in the park led to the eradication of a number of species. But since 2005 the park has been a project of Action for the Wild, the […]

Pumping up Bok support for World Cup

By SAPeople Contributor 27-02-15 22:32

South Africans have been mobilised to stand behind their beloved Springboks, the national rugby team, as they prepare to do battle in the 2011 Rugby World Cup. The tournament kicks off on 9 September – 23 October 2011. The International Marketing Council of South Africa (IMC) showed its support by endorsing the Lead SA Bok Friday initiative […]

Bringing a taste of Africa to London

By SAPeople Contributor 09-08-11 21:10

The African bush and all its beauty have been brought to central London in the form of a two-month photographic exhibition, Visions of Africa, made by award-winning wildlife filmmaking and conservationist couple Beverly and Dereck Joubert. The exhibition opened at the National Geographic store on Regent Street on 5 July 2011 and will run until 5 September. […]

Ballito’s Brilliant Surf Comp. Video Highlights

By SAPeople Contributor 13-07-11 16:22

Ballito’s flawless surf last week, including 4-metre barrels, helped it make history at the 2011 Mr Price Pro Ballito Champion competition. Surfers from around the world gathered on Surfers Beach on the Kwa-Zulu Natal North Coast for what turned out to be an epic week of surf. Unfortunately South African defending champion Jordy Smith from […]

Video – Michelle Obama inspires Young South Africans

By SAPeople Contributor 23-06-11 20:47

Michelle Obama has won many fans in South Africa. Watch the videos below to see America’s First Lady urge young South Africans to be the generation that ends hunger and corruption, and tackles the suffering and stigma of Aids…and then watch Michelle and her daughters as they (very animatedly) read ‘Cat in the Hat’ to […]

SA actresses make it big in Hollywood

By SAPeople Contributor 22-06-11 16:24

Two South African actresses have recently scored impressive roles in Hollywood productions: Nondumiso Tembe will star in the hit series True Blood, while Terry Pheto will play in one of the most popular and longest-running soap operas, The Bold and the Beautiful. Tembe will join the star-studded cast of the vampire series as a French-speaking supernatural being from […]

SA national netballers head to Asia

By SAPeople Contributor 20-06-11 20:54

South African President Jacob Zuma has wished the Spar national netball team, Amantombazane, the best of luck ahead of their departure to Singapore on 21 June 2011 to compete in the World Netball Championships. Zuma and Minister of Sports Fikile Mbalula gave the team a fitting send-off at Mahlambandlopfu, the presidential guest house, in Pretoria on 19 […]

SA brings IRB trophy home

By SAPeople Contributor 27-02-15 22:32

It was their first tour abroad, and they did not come home empty-handed. On their way to winning the 2011 International Rugby Board (IRB) Nations Cup, the South African Kings remained undefeated throughout the tournament and ended top of the table with 13 points. Their opening game was an emphatic 31-17 triumph against a tough Georgian […]

Gallery: South Africa’s wildlife

By SAPeople Contributor 08-09-15 14:59

Photographed by Luke Harwood South Africa is renowned for its magnificent wildlife. From the Big Five – elephant, lion, rhinoceros, buffalo and leopard – to the Little Five – elephant shrew, ant lion, rhinoceros beetle, buffalo weaver and leopard tortoise – the country’s plains, seas and skies are natural treasure troves for the animal and […]

Louis Oosthuizen’s Ball Stirs Up Interest

By SAPeople Contributor 09-09-12 10:08

Check out an interview with South African golfer Louis Oosthuizen, made today at the US Open after the freak incident in which his and another player’s golf balls landed right next  to each (a rare occurrence in the world of golf). Louis and fellow golfer Graeme McDowell hit their tee shots and then wandered up […]

SA safaris tops at 2011 awards

By SAPeople Contributor 11-05-11 11:43

  South African establishments took home three first prizes at the 2011 African Safari awards, which were held at Durban’s uShaka Marine World on 6 May 2011. Karkloof Spa was awarded Best Safari Spa in Africa, South African Airways (SAA) got the award for Best International Airline in Africa, and Ants Nest Riding Safaris received the award for Best Riding […]

Big Shark and Little Kayak

By SAPeople Contributor 11-05-11 11:24

If you haven’t yet seen it, check out the video below of a LARGE shark swimming past a kayak in Fish Hoek. It was filmed by ‘brucehimself’ from his lounge on the 25th April 2011. In his post, Bruce presumed that “the paddler didn’t notice the shark swimming right past him” otherwise he “would have […]

Letters to Noah, Soccer Fans and More

By SAPeople 03-06-14 13:24

From an email doing the rounds… Dear Noah, We could have sworn you said the ark wasn’t leaving till 5. Sincerely, Unicorns Dear Twilight fans, Please realize that because vampires are dead and have no blood pumping through them, they can never get an erection. Enjoy fantasizing about that. Sincerely, Logic Dear Icebergs, Sorry to […]

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