Simon van der Stel, goewerneur van die Kaap en eerste eienaar van Groot Constantia.  Hy word dikwels gesien as die Vader van wynbou in Suid-Afrika.

Kommandeur Van der Stel het die myn in 1685 op 'n ekspedisie na die Koperberge gesink.

12-year-old Karen Muir was the youngest world record holder in any sport when she broke the 100-yard backstroke record in 1965. She would go on to break 14 more records in her five-year career. Because of South Africa's policy of apartheid, though, she was never able to swim at the Olympics. She died on April 2, 2013 at the age of 60.

Obit of the Day: “The Timid Torpedo” When Karen Muir finished swimming the backstroke at the ASA National Junior Championships her time was - a new world record.

Sibongile Khumalo, South African Classical/Jazz singer

About Legendary Singer from South Africa, Miriam Makeba

Esme Euvarard en Jan Cronje ...So Maak Mens !

Esme & Jan - They did a program on Springbok Radio over the radio on weekdays - remember how we wrote down the recipe they gave everyday and being a child my speed writing was'nt all that good!

Siener Niklaas van Rensburg by die borsbeeld wat Fanie Eloff van hom gebeeldhou het.This Day in History: The "Soothsayer", Siener van Rensburg, dies http://dingeengoete.blogspot.com/

The "Soothsayer", Siener van Rensburg

Raymond Ackerman    Raymond Ackerman is a South African businessman. In 1967 he bought a Cape Town-based group comprising four small supermarkets.

Raymond Ackerman is a South African businessman. In 1967 he bought a Cape Town-based group comprising four small supermarkets.

Al (Alec) Debbo (22 June 1924 – 13 July 2011) was a South African comedian, singer and actor. As one of the most famous artists of his generation he made an enormous contribution to Afrikaner music and culture. Famous for the song "Sonbrilletjies". He died of heart failure at a hospital in Bloemfontein on 13 July 2011, at the age of 87.

Al Debbo Bygestaan Deur Nico Carstens En Sy Orkes Hou Die Blinkkant Bo 1950 en Riksja Booi 1950

Andries Pretorius  - He was six feet tall with a paunch but the Zulus called him Ngalonkulu - brawny arms. He was described as shrewd, charming and sensible and lost no time after his joyous reception amongst the Voortrekkers in getting things done. He removed all the old partisan animosities and established strict military discipline.

Andries Pretorius - first president

Jan Francois Elias Celliers was 'n Afrikaanse digter.  Celliers het in 1874 met ossewa na Pretoria getrek, waar sy vader oprigter en eerste redakteur geword het van "De Volkstem". Hy het gestudeer in Pretoria, Stellenbosch, Wellington en Delft 1887-1890. Tydens die Anglo-Boere Oorlog was hy op kommando en het na die oorlog saam met sy gesin na Europa verhuis waar hy hom in die letterkunde verdiep het. In 1907 keer hy en sy gesin teruggekeer na Suid-Afrika.

Jan F. Celliers, Afrikaanse digter, medestigter van "Die Brandwag" wat bedoel was om Afrikaanse taal te bevorder.

Wilma van der Bijl (Tapanlis ) - Miss South Africa 1987

Wilma van der Bijl (Tapanlis ) - Miss South Africa 1987

1978 Miss Universe - Margaret Gardiner of Woodstock, South Africa.

Margaret Gardiner (South Africa) Miss Universe 1978

Jopie Fourie

Jopie Fourie

Diederik Johannes Opperman, een vd bekendste Afrikaanse digters,is op 29/9/1914 in Dundee, Noord-Natal gebore.Hy voltooi sy skoolloopbaan op Estcourt en Vryheid, verf sy M.A.-graad aan Universiteit van Pietermaritzburg.Hou skool op Pietermaritzburg en Johannesburg, en was daarna redakteur van Die Huisgenoot.In 1949 aanvaar hy ‘n lektoraat aan die Universiteit van Kaapstad, waar hy ook promoveer.Een van die belangrikste publikasies oor hierdie periode, sy Digters van Dertig, word in 1953…

Diederik Johannes Opperman, een vd bekendste Afrikaanse digters,is op 29/9/1914 in Dundee, Noord-Natal gebore.Hy voltooi sy skoolloopbaan op Estcourt en Vryheid, verf sy M.A.-graad aan Universiteit van Pietermaritzburg.Hou skool op Pietermaritzburg en Johannesburg, en was daarna redakteur van Die Huisgenoot.In 1949 aanvaar hy ‘n lektoraat aan die Universiteit van Kaapstad, waar hy ook promoveer.Een van die belangrikste publikasies oor hierdie periode, sy Digters van Dertig, word in 1953…

Professor Antjie Krog

Professor Antjie Krog

Daleen Matthee

Daleen Matthee

Gorgeous Girl..! Miss South Africa Universe, Rolene Staruss

The Miss SA 2014 pageant took place tonight and we are proud to announce the winner and ambassador of our country is the beautiful Rolene Strauss.

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