South Africa is truly a unique country. We are a rainbow nation filled with a plethora of cultures and traditions but these are not the only things we have a variety of. We are also well-known for some particularly shocking happenings or down-right South African occurrences you won’t see anywhere else.
So join us in noting some surprisingly entertaining and undoubtedly South African moments:
Our traffic officers display another level of dedication while our motorists will do anything to avoid paying a fine.
— Harry P (@You_Go_BOSS) September 17, 2019
Anything is a delivery van if you’re brave enough in South Africa.
— Guy McDonald (@GuyMcDonald) September 18, 2019
If you mess up, just improvise – no one will notice.
— Briefly – South African News (@brieflyza) September 11, 2019
We toyi-toyi so much, stores are starting to sell combos for convenience.
— Briefly – South African News (@brieflyza) September 9, 2019
We are one with nature, even while we’re on the loo.
— 🌺🌼🌻Zasu🎶🎵💃💖 (@Zasu_Z) September 3, 2019
You can never be too careful when parking your car.
— Briefly – South African News (@brieflyza) August 28, 2019
Our healthcare may not be the best but at least we have options.
— Briefly – South African News (@brieflyza) August 26, 2019
Our signage is always on point.
— Danny Biko (@iam_DannyBiko) July 27, 2019
Our homeless people are always thinking of new ways to get appeal to the public.
— Briefly – South African News (@brieflyza) July 4, 2019
We’re not afraid of a little cold weather.
— 🧡💛J💚O💙N💜O🖤♥️ (@JonoJono92) July 1, 2019
As a nation, we have a knack for signage.
#Priceless 🤣🤣🤣🤣 @CyrilRamaphosa do u mean “Together” or “Tougher” where is @piersmorgan when u need him. #SpellCheck #NationalElections #OnlyinSouthAfrica @MYANC #AdvertisingGoneWrong pic.twitter.com/YZUpIE8bhp
— Grant Pringle (@GrantPringle) April 17, 2019
Our public transport may not be up to standard, but we are resourceful.
— Jl (@jeanlouis241) March 5, 2019
We like to mix it up a little, especially when it comes to birthday cakes.
— MarizkaE (@MarizkaER) February 20, 2019
There’s always an opportunity to strike up business.
— P I E R R E™ (@PierreDuPlooy_) January 22, 2019
Christmas the South African way.
— BDK Attorneys (@BDKattorneys) December 26, 2018
We make our own rules of the road.
— Neal Collins (@nealcol) November 20, 2018
Forget zebra crossings.
— Briefly – South African News (@brieflyza) October 23, 2018
We never waste a good opportunity.
What kind of looting is this? 😂 https://t.co/XnqDSwbmNu
— Mizraim (@miz_ra_im) September 26, 2019
Our resourcefulness knows no bounds.
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Apparently a member of the public helped these two suspects – who were arrested for theft – escape. All while the police were taking a statement from witnesses. #Onlyinsouthafrica #SAPS #SouthAfricanPoliceServices #Police #SouthAfrica #Crime #Durban #Pinetown #fuckers #SAPolice #SouthAfricanPolice
There’s nothing we can’t transport.
— Zero2Turbo.com (@Zero2Turbo) May 2, 2018