South Africa is located at the southern part of the 2nd largest continent in the world which is Africa. It is a big and major country with widely varying landscapes. South Africa has Eleven (11) recognized languages, as well as a population that is equally diverse. First of all, in comparison to other African nations, the country is considered to be among the most developed. This is in terms of infrastructure, facilities, and roads. Cities like Cape Town, Johannesburg and Pretoria enjoy the best
Africa is a continent with many different cultures which play a major part in the development of the world history. Most of these cultures originated in Africa and the rest of the world just imitated these cultures in different ways. Moreover, Africa was the cause of a number of often contentious issues in the writing of world history and perhaps, no single world region has played so contradictory roles as Africa. Some scientists believe that Africa is irrelevant to world history. On the contrary
thus relates this transition of spaces, due to migration and diverse cultures, into a hybrid space or the third space, which I will elaborate on (Bhabha 1990: 216). People are influenced by the space and see the potential it has. Arts on Main, being a prime example of cultural diversity is a sign of ‘cultured’, and according to Bhabha (1990: 208), this “attitude [of diverse cultural acceptance] is the ability to appreciate cultures in a kind of ‘musée imaginair’ as though one should be able to collect
1. I believe that Mbalula would prefer the Olympic Games as it is a more well-known and popular event. This would bring about a greater influx of tourists and therefore South Africa would not only receive more money from tourism, but would achieve a higher status as a country in the world. 2. The cost of the previous Olympics was $50 billion, around R542 billion, and it is estimated that the next Olympic games cost will only increase. The Olympic Movement will sponsor a portion of the money to
South Africa South Africa is known for its wildlife experiences that have paved its way to become one of the world’s top tourist destinations. South Africa is home to the big five, hence it is known to have the third highest level of biodiversity in the world. It is continuously developing its wildlife and eco- tourism which has been their front liner of beauty the past decades, decorated with the rich South African culture that makes it more beautiful. One of the places to see in South Africa would
Traveling in Togo Togo is located in a lovely spot on the Gulf of Guinea in West Africa. This country offers visitors palm-lined beaches and hilltop villages. The Capital Lome Lome was once referred to as the Paris of West Africa. The Musee National offers visitors a good look into the country’s culture and history. You enter the museum through the back of the Congressional Palace in the Place de l’Independence. There are displays of costumes, artifacts, musical instruments, pottery, traditional
When many think of Africa, they have a set myth in their minds about what it should be and what the people should be like; impoverished, uneducated, and all around needing help and needing to be taken care of. But this, is far from the case. Africa, contrary to popular belief held by so many, was once a place where innovation, knowledge, culture, and civilization itself thrived. While there is often the prevalent misconception present that Africa only became a semblance of civilization due to the
There are many aspects of South Africa that unite it together, yet one of the most imperative aspects is the love for sport. There are three major sports; rugby, cricket and soccer. In an article written by an unknown South African reporter it states that South Africans are always willing to support their team and cheer them on. The major sports in which South Africa excels in is rugby and cricket. For over a century, South Africa has been involved and participated in the yearly World Cup as well
brought to the Caribbean by the Europeans, they engaged in many pastimes that can still be seen throughout the Caribbean today. One significant aspect of the West African culture that is still present in the Caribbean society today is their West African Kaiso music. This type of music has evolved into “Calypso music” and is popular in countries all over the Caribbean such as Jamaica, Barbados, Trinidad and Tobago, Grenada, St. Lucia and The Bahamas. This music seemed to be the voice of the people.
incorporated into British colony in present South Africa. Since the 19th century, several Afrikaans words entered into English as a new coming word. Thus, ‘trek’ is derived from the Voortrekkers’, the Dutch pioneers who travelled across South Africa in their ox-carts.