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Introduction to South Africa

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Full name
Republic of South Africa
Big five that can be found here
Lion
Rhinoceros
Elephant
Leopard
Buffalo
Provinces of South Africa
Gauteng
Western Cape
Eastern Cape
Northern Cape
North West Province
Free State
Kwa-Zulu Natal
Mpumalanga
Limpopo
Where are the 3 Capitals?
Cape Town
Pretoria
Bloemfontein
What was the period of racial segregation known as?
Apartheid
Name the first democratic president?
Nelson Mandela
In what years did SA win the Rugby World Cup?
1995
2007
What SA born actress won an oscar for playing a serial killer?
Charlize Theron
Where was that actress born? (Town)
Benoni
What was the name of the cricket player who was banned for match fixing?
Hansie Cronje
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On which side of the road do South African's drive?
Left
In what year were teh first democratic elections held?
1994
Name the ruling political party and main opposition in 2016
African National Congress
Democratic Alliance
Name the national Cricket, Rugby and Soccer teams
Proteas
Springboks
Bafana Bafana
Who landed in the Cape in 1652 to set up a refreshment station?
Jan van Riebeeck
What company did he work for?
Dutch East India Company
WHo was the most famous king of the Zulu's?
Shaka
Name the 11 official languages (English names)
Zulu
Xhosa
Afrikaans
English
Northern Sotho
Tswana
Sesotho
Tsonga
Swazi
Venda
Ndebele
How long did Nelson Mandela spend in prison?
27 years
Who was captain of the rugby team that won the 1995 world cup?
Francois Pienaar
What is the name of the national anthem?
Nkosi sikelel' iAfrika
What is SA famous for mining?
Gold
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