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South Africa Holiday: Culture

Who did Rudyard Kipling write his poem "If" about? What is a township and can I visit one? What is the difference between a homestead and a kraal? What is mbaqanga, kwela and kwaito? Who are sangomas and traditional healers? What is muti?

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Music styles

Missionaries & choirs
Minstrels
Marabi
Kwela
Mbaqanga
Jazz
Kwaito

Musicians and singers

Abdulla Ibrahim
Dollar Brand
Dolly Rathebe
Brenda Fassie
Hugh Masekela
Johnny Clegg
Joseph Shabalala
Ladysmith Black Mambazo
Letta Mbulu
Lucky Dube
Malathini & the Mahotella Queens
Mahotella Queens
Soweto Gospel Choir
Miriam Makeba
Yvonne Chaka Chaka

Neighbourhoods

Townships, Locations & Informal Settlements
Homesteads and Kraals

Traditions

Traditional healers & sangomas
Traditional medicine & muti

Design & Architecture

Herbert Baker

Authors and historians

Alan Paton
David Rattray
Olive Schreiner
Rudyard Kipling
Samuel Daniell
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