Passionate about Wildlife Photography

By Kierran Allen 18-06-14 13:42

Things have been a bit hectic over the past month…I had two lots of equipment stolen in the middle of three huge projects I’m busy shooting! As a photographer it’s the one thing that makes you feel like the world has come to an end. But on the bright side it was all insured, and […]

Creative South Africans

Young Creative South Africa in 2014 – VIDEO

By SAPeople 16-06-14 21:48

As South Africa commemorates The Soweto Uprising of June 16th 1976, a video uploaded today takes a look at Young South Africa today, 38 years later. The video features interviews with some of the country’s most exciting young musicians, photographers, designers and artists. The 10 young creatives discuss the local creative scene, South African youth culture and their hopes […]


Greatest Watersports Invention? Awesome Hoverboarding Video

By SAPeople 27-05-15 18:40

Is this not one of the greatest inventions ever?! Dad could have SUCH fun and adventure on Father’s Day with this new hoverboard. This new incarnation of the Hoverboard by Zapata Racing has been released this month…and with the awesome video below, is generating so much interest and sales that most of its creator’s website pages […]

Happy South Africa

Video Sharing and Sunlight bring Happy-ness to South Africa

By SAPeople 10-06-14 10:29

The latest South African version of “Happy”, inspired by Pharell Williams’ hit song, makes us truly HAPPY! Not only was it shot on locations all around South Africa…but the country’s legendary Sunlight brand is offering to donate R10 to the SA Ubuntu Foundation for each time this “Happy” video is shared on YouTube! The “Happy […]

Wild and Wonderful Photos and Video of Yzerfontein / Ysterfontein

By SAPeople 07-11-16 10:46

Yzerfontein’s shoreline is wild and wonderful. Nestled in the Western Cape, this small harbour town – also spelt Ysterfontein – is a photographer’s paradise. Kajsa Deadrick and Helena Lorimer (whose parents rent out a beachside house in Yzerfontein) sent us these photos after their recent holidays to to the town, which is just 90 km north of […]

Jordy and Sihle sharing some waves.

SA Surfer Jordy Smith Pays it Forward in Perfect Day…Video

By SAPeople 27-05-15 18:44

South African professional surfer Jordy Smith pays it forward in this video ‘Today is Perfect’ proving he’s a champion in and out of the waves. The short online film explores the tough circumstances for many underprivileged kids in Durban and how surfing can change their lives. (Scroll down for video.) Jordy,  who’s currently ranked tenth in the 2014 […]

Maya Angelou

A Collection of Maya Angelou’s Most Inspiring Quotes & Mandela Video

By SAPeople 28-05-14 22:52

Maya Angelou – poet, author, activist, playwright, historian, director, producer and actor (the list is endless) – sadly passed away this morning at the age of 86. Apart from her mountain of accolades and achievements, Maya also enjoyed a passion for dancing throughout her life, was mentor and friend to American talk show host Oprah […]

Video Youtube

SA Tourism Video asks Tourists to ‘Reconsider’ South Africa

By SAPeople 08-01-21 22:28

SA Tourism has launched a new video ad campaign which showcases South Africa with breathtaking cinematography…coupled with a fairly sombre message asking potential tourists to “reconsider” South Africa. The video, with a British voice-over, begins by posing the question: “what is beauty?”. After  answering with a stream of stunning visuals of SA scenes, as well as using sentences […]

Jimmy Fallon and his body double

Jimmy Fallon & Terry Crews Nip Syncing to ‘Ebony and Ivory’

By SAPeople Contributor 20-05-14 21:11

So this isn’t a South African story, but we couldn’t resist sharing Jimmy Fallon’s latest video offering. The popular American TV show host got into a little bit of “nip syncing” with pro-footballer Terry Crews (whom you may recognise as the star of the Old Spice commercials). A very buffed-looking Fallon appears to hold his […]


The Namibian Dream Video

By SAPeople 06-05-14 15:18

A kitesurfer from Spain has created a wonderful video of Namibia in which he exquisitely captures the wildlife, the people, the natural beauty…and of course his passion – the kiteboarding…out on the wide open seas. David Romeu uploaded his video to Vimeo with this message: “Skeleton Bay is an amazing surf and kite spot; only […]

VIDEO: Lekker Things South Africans Say…

By SAPeople 04-06-17 18:46

A Cape-Town video production house created a video called “Sh*t South Africans Say” back in 2012… which gets resurrected annually and goes viral all over again. The video captures all the usual suspects from ‘eish‘ and ‘kif‘ to ‘boet‘ and ‘just now’, but also includes another phrase some South Africans are prone to saying: “guess […]

Good draw for SA wheelchair stars

By SAPeople Contributor 23-04-14 09:44

South African players received a favorable draw when the official draw procedures for the Airports Company South Africa Gauteng Open were concluded on Tuesday at the Gauteng East Tennis Complex in Benoni. Stephane Houdet of France tops the men’s seeds and is scheduled to meet arch rival Gordon Reid of Great Britain in the final. […]

Feature film shows arresting beauty of Lesotho

By SAPeople Contributor 15-04-14 10:13

An engaging movie filmed against the vast and rugged wilderness of Lesotho – the first feature film produced in the picturesque mountain kingdom – unwraps the mystery and beauty of the region and its people. The Forgotten Kingdom won the Haskell Wexler Award for Best Cinematography in New York at the 14th annual Woodstock Film Festival Maverick Awards in October 2013, […]

President Zuma

New Nkandla Style Video

By SAPeople 01-06-15 10:31

Just as soon as YouTube removed one version of Nkandla Style, here’s the next…this time with visuals. The song, performed as if by South Africa’s President Zuma, is a parody of Psy’s Gangnam Style, and references the recent Nkandla Report by the Public Protector. (See SA’s Most Popular Person?)

Gangnam Parody has ‘SA President’ singing Nkandla Style

By SAPeople 03-04-14 11:39

There’s a new hit rocking South Africa – Nkandla Style…sung to the tune of “Gangnam Style”. The song is sung as if by South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma, starting with “Since the day I can remember, I always wanted more…I wanted more money, like the Afrikaner Boer.” The lyrics reference the Nkandla Report by the […]

Timelapse Video of Durban Sky Grand Prix

By Kierran Allen 27-03-14 11:11

Here’s a very cool view of the Durban Sky Grand Prix last weekend…via a timelapse video. Durban hosted the first ever adrenaline-pumping Sky Grand Prix on the beachfront last Friday and Saturday.  The Land Sea Air Event was a huge success with thousands of Durbanites coming through to experience the  action. This is a quick […]

Derick Watts

Exclusive: Interview with PAYDAY song duo, Derick Watts & The Sunday Blues

By SAPeople 08-09-15 14:51

Cape Town comedy duo Derick Watts & The Sunday Blues have a ‘kiff’ new video called Payday, being billed as “their most ridiculous song yet”….and with lyrics like “when I get my paycheck, it’s like my life’s begun, When you have no paycheck it’s like you’re having no fun” – everyone can relate! Here the guys […]

Missing Cape Town? This video will make you ‘Happy’!

By SAPeople 26-03-14 09:29

If you’re missing Cape Town – here’s another awesome version of Pharrell Williams’ latest hit ‘HAPPY’ from the Mother City…featuring all your favourite scenic spots and happy Capetonians! The “Cape Town (Happy)” video was shot two weeks ago, and uploaded a couple of days ago to YouTube where it has already received over 65,000 views! […]

Durban is So Worth Celebrating – Awesome New Video

By SAPeople 14-03-14 08:11

Spectacular, sensational…Durban. Here is another awesome timelapse video from South Africa’s ‘surf city’. This time the video presents the activities going on in Durban, and the people and culture of this wonderful and often overlooked part of South Africa. The stunning showreel has been compiled by Media Linc’s Mattew Wilkes, who grew up in Ballito […]

Lupita Nyong’o Inspires Twice in One Week – watch the videos

By SAPeople 04-03-14 13:10

In the midst of a rather bland Oscars this year, there was one actress who stood out – Lupita Nyong’o who received the Best Supporting Actress award for her role as Patsey in “12 Years a Slave”. The audience had to choke back tears as she admitted “it doesn’t escape me for one moment that […]

American Film Industry on Tour in South Africa

By SAPeople Contributor 27-02-14 20:42

A group of Hollywood heavyweights has arrived in South Africa – looking to spend their film and TV production budgets in the country. With that as their mission, the four American executives met South African production professionals at National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF) headquarters in Houghton in Johannesburg, before travelling down to Cape Town […]

There's a party going on in nearby Harare

Eish – Khayelitsha’s “Knife Crime ER” will air on British TV tonight

By SAPeople 24-02-14 15:03

Here’s a preview of what British viewers will see tonight on “Reggie Yates’ Extreme South Africa”. (See below.) This is the second episode in a three-part series in which the British TV presenter gets “up close and personal” with different communities in post-apartheid South Africa. Last week’s episode was met with some shock and sadness […]

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