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1,729 Articles of interest in South Africa

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  • Lebowakgomo

    Lebowakgomo was the capital of the former bantustan of Lebowa. Lebowakgomo lies southeast of the Limpopo capital of Polokwane.

  • Kensington, Gauteng

    Kensington is a hilly suburb of Johannesburg, South Africa. It was established in 1897 by Max Langermann (after whom the thoroughfare Langermann Drive is named).

  • Howick Falls

    Howick Falls is a waterfall in Howick, KwaZulu-Natal Province, South Africa. The waterfall is approximately 95 m in height (310 feet) and lies on the Umgeni River.

  • Gert Sibande District Municipality

    Gert Sibande (until 2004 known as the Eastvaal District Municipality) is one of the 3 districts of Mpumalanga province of South Africa. The seat of Gert Sibande is Ermelo. The majority of its 900 007 people speak IsiZulu (2001 Census). The district …

  • Florida, Gauteng

    Florida, Gauteng is a location in Gauteng province, South Africa. It is located about 10 miles west of Johannesburg. The area which is referred to as Florida was originally established as the farm Vogelstruisfontein. Vogelstruisfontein and the farms…

  • Durban Botanic Gardens

    The Durban Botanic Gardens is situated in the City of Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. It is Durban’s oldest public institution and Africa's oldest surviving botanical gardens.

  • Dick King

    Richard Philip "Dick" King (1813–1871) was an English trader and colonist at Port Natal, a British trading station in the region now known as KwaZulu-Natal. He is best known for a historic horseback ride in 1842, where he completed a journey of 960 …

  • De Waterkant

    De Waterkant is a sub-district of the suburb of Green Point, Cape Town. The neighbourhood is adjacent to the Central Business District on the southeastern end of Somerset Road.

  • Boland, Western Cape

    The Boland (Afrikaans for "top country" or "land above") is a region of the Western Cape province of South Africa, situated to the northeast of Cape Town in the middle and upper courses of the Berg and Breede Rivers, around the mountains of the cent…

  • Calvinia

    Calvinia is a regional town in the Northern Cape province of South Africa named after the French religious reformer Jean Calvin. The town belongs to the Hantam Local Municipality which forms part of the Namakwa District Municipality. The Calvinia di…

  • Boschendal

    Boschendal (Dutch: wood and dale) is one of the oldest wine estates in South Africa and is located between Franschhoek and Stellenbosch in South Africa's Western Cape.

  • Battle of Bergendal

    The Battle of Bergendal (also known as the Battle of Belfast or Battle of Dalmanutha) was the last set-piece battle of the Second Anglo-Boer War. It lasted from 21–27 August 1900 and took place on the farm Bergendal (Hill and Dale) near the town of …

  • Aliwal Shoal

    The Aliwal Shoal is a rocky reef which is the remains of an ancient sand dune approximately 5 km off the coast of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. The reef is inhabited by many kinds of hard and soft corals and a variety of tropical and subtropical fish…

  • Nkandla, KwaZulu-Natal

    Nkandla is a town in the uThungulu district of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. It is the seat of the Nkandla Local Municipality, and the district in which the residence of the current President of South Africa, Jacob Zuma is located.

  • Vredendal

    Vredendal is a town in the northern Olifants River Valley in the Western Cape province of South Africa, with a population (according to the 2001 census) of 16,164 people.

  • Swartberg Pass

    The spectacular Swartberg Pass on the R328 run through the Swartberg mountain range (black mountain in English) which runs roughly east-west along the northern edge of the semi-arid area called the Little Karoo in the Western Cape province of South …

  • Sentech

    Sentech is the signal distributor for the South African broadcasting sector. The organisation began operations in 1992 as the signal distributor of the South African Broadcasting Corporation.

  • Schweizer-Reneke

    Schweizer-Reneke, sometimes referred to as "Schweizer" is a town of approximately 33,000 people in the North West Province of South Africa. It is the administrative centre of Mamusa Local Municipality.

  • Odendaalsrus

    Odendaalsrus is the oldest gold mining town in the Lejweleputswa District Municipality of the Free State province in South Africa.

  • Moorreesburg

    Moorreesburg is a rural town situated about 90 kilometres (60 mi) north of Cape Town, in the Western Cape province of South Africa. It was laid out in 1879 on the farm Hooikraal, was administered by a village management board from 1882 and attained …

  • Horse Memorial

    The Horse Memorial is a provincial heritage site in Port Elizabeth in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa, in memory of the horses that served and died during the Second Boer War.

  • Hector Pieterson Museum

    The Hector Pieterson Museum is a large museum located in Orlando West, Soweto, South Africa, two blocks away from where Hector Pieterson was shot and killed. The museum is named in his honour.

  • Haenertsburg

    Haenertsburg is a village situated on the edge of the Great Escarpment in the Limpopo Province of South Africa, on the R71 road between Polokwane (formerly: Pietersburg) and Tzaneen en route to the Kruger National Park.

  • Eerste River, Western Cape

    Eerste River (Eersterivier in Afrikaans, meaning "first river") is a suburb of the city of Cape Town, South Africa. It forms part of the Oosterberg subregion of the city, situated behind the Stellenbosch/Vlaeberg Hills on the Strand/Van Riebeeck Roa…