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UEC South Africa Forum

Through this online forum, my students now have a voice to express their views about different countries and/or share their overseas travels with the online community.

First stop was America. Then Saudi Arabia, Canada, England, Switzerland, Singapore, Russia, South Africa (this page), and so on, all over the world, in accordance with the list of countries at the bottom of this page!

Please share your opinions below.  It'll be a pleasure to hear your input. And by all means, be sure to comment on and rate the other students' comments as well. 

Enjoy !!

Please share your views about South Africa

Do you have an opinion about South Africa? Have you ever traveled there before or do you have a friend from South Africa? Any opinions about the interesting South African culture, like the world-famous sports tradition including having hosted the FIFA World Cup soccer tournament in 2010, the gold mining industry, its multilingual society, diverse international culture & history, etc.?

Please share your views about what you like or dislike about South Africa !

What Other Students Have Said

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Rhino poaching in South Africa 
We have all probably heard about the hunting safaris being sold in South Africa where rich foreigners pay poachers to take them around and hunt illegal …

City life of Cape Town, South Africa 
If I have a chance one time, I'd love to visit Africa and definitely Cape Town, South Africa. This country is located at the same temperature of my country …

The Jabulani 
It was June 11th, 2010 when the FIFA World Cup in South Africa started its first match: South Africa vs. Mexico! I remember it very well. I was …

Remembering Mandela 
Recently, a familiar name but bad news came to our ears. Former South African President Nelson Mandela has died at the age of 95. People around the world …

The planet Tatooine of Star Wars movies 
I believe that many of us know and have seen Star Wars movies. But how many of you knew that one of the most memorable locations of the series, Tatooine, …

Vuvuzela 
I do not know much about South Africa, but I know a person who loves football and when I said I had to talk about 'Sudafrica', my friend told me about …

See The World By Train ~In South Africa~ 
I want to show The Blue Train. It travels an approximately 1,600-kilometer journey in South Africa between Pretoria and Cape Town. It is one of the most …

Vuvuzela 
The football (it’s football, not soccer!) world championship tournament 2010 took place in South Africa. One thing that still is in my mind when I’m thinking …

Legend from South Africa 
I saw the legend about tokoloshe when I was a kid in some book and at that time I was really impressed but anyway here it goes. The tokoloshe is a short, …

Cape of Good Hope 
The Cape of Good Hope is a cape in the south of South Africa, which is a converging point of the Indian Ocean and Atlantic Ocean. Because of huge waves …

The Cullinan Diamond 
The Cullinan Diamond is the largest rough gem-quality diamond ever discovered. At 3,106 carats (621 grams), it was almost as big as a man's fist. There …

South Africa 
As its name says, South Africa lies on the southernmost tip of Africa. Different from the poverty of the majority of African countries, South Africa is …

Security of South Africa 
It is said that South Africa is a very dangerous place to travel around. I will show you some important points when you travel in South Africa. •Don’t …

South African People and Food 
South Africa is also called the "Rainbow Nation" because of so many different languages being spoken and different cultural traditions lived. Most people …

Big Hole 
South Africa is famous for gold and diamonds. There is so much gold and diamonds. Kimberley is one of the places famous for diamonds. When a diamond mine …

Waka Waka (This Time For Africa) 
If you can remember the FIFA World Cup 2010, you will recognize the opening song from Shakira, yes that one, "Waka Waka" which means "Do it!" in Cameroon. …

Star-filled skies in Karoo 
Set at an altitude of 1500m, Sutherland in Northern Karoo is known for its cold weather and brilliant night skies. It rarely receives rainfall and has …

Table Mountain 
Table Mountain is without doubt one of the main tourist attractions of South Africa. Regarded by many as one of the phenomenons of modern times, it was …

World Cup in South Africa 
The World Cup was held in South Africa in 2010 and Japan joined it. First they had 3 games in a group stage. The group had 4 teams, which are Japan, Cameroon, …

Competition with nature? 
The Koeberg nuclear power station (only nuclear power station in South Africa) is built over a fault line: the worst place for a nuclear station. A fault, …

The Diamonds of South Africa 
What represents forever? Diamonds. In China, by the flooding of advertising, the South African diamond means the best diamond now. But in fact, the average …

The Aboriginal People in South Africa 
If South Africa is being referred to, the first picture coming into my brain will be a group of the Aboriginal People who wear colorful clothes, dancing …

Rooibos Tea 
In Taiwan, I often drink one kind of tea, which comes from South Africa called Rooibos Tea. My parents' friends recommended it and they often shared it …

Sharks and South Africa 
One of the things I want to do in South Africa for sightseeing is "Shark Diving," a tour which you can see sharks face-to-face and you have to go into …

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The cradle of humankind 
Many scientists believe, due to the results of genetic tests, that the native South African folk known as the "Khoisan" are the oldest still living human …

The World Cup 2010 
When somebody says South Africa, I immediately think about the FIFA World Cup that took place four years ago. It was the first time it took place on African …

The famous president in South Africa 
I think the famous president in South Africa is Nelson Mandela. He won the Nobel peace prize in 1993. He attended a lot of revolutionary activities, and …

South African Greats 
Nelson Mandela is South Africa's greatest leader. He was the first black president after apartheid. I think his greatest point is that he did not take …

The strike in the Gold Fields of South Africa 
South Africa is one of the world's biggest producers of precious metals. It holds 80% of the world's known platinum reserves and is the fourth largest …

South Africa  
South Africa is a very rich country with so much gold and minerals. But what makes the biggest impression on me is the World Cup in 2010. Because the Chinese …

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