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South-Africa

We here at GoVeza strive to give you our most valued loyal client the best possible service. We want to make your experience the greatest that you will come back and visit us again soon.  

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We want you to travel South-Africa and find it’s most remote little towns fascinating with all the information provided by our hard working team.

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qWhat makes us South African ?

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BRAAI VLEIS – There is nothing better than lighting the wood and braai … great South African way to sosialise with good friends and family.

South Africans use braai for every type of occasion and if we do not have an occasion then we invent one to braai!  

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We South Africans love braai so much that we have special day per year for braai.


download-3Little bit South African Humor …

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How does the world know South Africa ? down963load-1

 

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Leon Ernest “Schuks” Schuster (born 21 May, 1951) is a South African filmmaker, comedian, actor, presenter and singer.

Early life: Schuster was drawn to the filmmaking process at an early age. As child he and his brother Ottoh L would play practical jokes on his family and film these.

Schuster went to Hoërskool Jim Fouché in Bloemfontein, then studied for a BA degree at the University of the Orange Free State, where he played rugby for the first teamHe returned to Jim Fouché as a teacher for two years.

Career

Schuster began working for the South African Broadcasting Corporation. During his time at the SABC, he created the Afrikaans radio series Vrypostige Mikrofoon with Fanus Rautenbach – which involved disguising his voice and playing phone pranks on unsuspecting victims.

Music: In 1982, he was approached by Decibel Records to compile a series of sports songs and his first record, Leon Schuster, sold 10,000 units. His second album, Broekskeur, sold in excess of 40,000 units and this was followed by Briekdans and Leon Schuster – 20 Treffers, which sold more than 270,000 copies.

images-2His hit CD Hier Kom Die Bokke garnered an FNB Sama Music Award for Biggest Selling CD of 1995. His following CD, Gatvol in Paradise, sold in more than 125,000 units and gave rise to the unofficial Gauteng anthem, “Gautengeling”.

Film: Schuster’s first feature, You Must Be Joking!, produced in collaboration with Johan Scholtz and Elmo de Witt, became popular with South African audiences and it gave rise to the sequel You Must be Joking! Too.

These films were candid camera sketches and Schuster made many more of these films as well as slap-stick films, including Mr Bones, his most successful film, which earned more than R33 million at the South African box office. On 16 September 2011 it was reported that Schuster’s next movie would be partly financed by the Walt Disney Company, which would also handle distribution and marketing.

Public image:  Schuster is well-respected and admired in South Africa. Some even dub him as the best comedian South Africa has produced. He was rated at number #43 in SABC’s greatest South Africans poll for his comedic work and creating a new South Africa.


Let’s Talk about “Movies” !!!

How great is it that we have a true born South African that made it BIG  in the movie industry and they do pay homage to South Africa there home town!  images-1

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Arnold Vosloo (born 16 June 1962, Pretoria)  Suid-Afrikaanse actor, that became famous for his rol in the 1999-film The Mummy and the 2001, The Mummy Returns.

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WHAT AN EXTRAORDINARY ACTOR !  


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charlize-oneCharlize Theron  born 7 August 1975) is a South African and American actress and film producer. She has starred in several Hollywood films, such as The Devil’s Advocate (1997), Mighty Joe Young (1998), The Cider House Rules (1999), The Italian Job (2003), Hancock (2008), A Million Ways to Die in the West (2014) and Mad Max: Fury Road (2015).

Theron received critical acclaim for her portrayal of serial killer Aileen Wuornos in Monster (2003), for which she won the Academy Award, Silver Bear, Golden Globe Award and Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Actress among several other accolades, becoming the first South African to win an Academy Award in a major acting category.

download-2She received Academy Award and Golden Globe Award nominations for her performance in the sexual harassment-themed drama North Country in 2005 and a Golden Globe Award nomination for her performance in Jason Reitman‘s 2011 film Young Adult.

 

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Theron became a U.S. citizen in 2007, while retaining her South African citizenship. In the late 2000s, she moved into the field of producing, both in television and film. In 2006, she produced the documentary East of Havana. She had producing credits on the films The Burning Plain (2008) and Dark Places (2015), both of which she starred in. In 2012, she played Queen Ravenna in Snow White and the Huntsman and Meredith Vickers in Prometheus, both of which were box office successes. She reprised her role of Queen Ravenna in the 2016 follow-up film The Huntsman: Winter’s War. In 2016, Time Magazine named her in the annual Time 100 most influential people list.

    


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Over to Our Sports History with a Legendary Hero!

Abraham Benjamin “AB” de Villiers (born 17 February 1984) is a South African cricketer who captains the South African One Day International (ODI) team. He holds many batting records, such as the fastest 50, 100 and 150 in ODI cricket, the fastest Test century by a South African and the fastest T20I 50 by a South African.

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He is recognized as the best batsmen in the world at present and one of the greatest of all time. He made his international debut in a Test match against England in 2004 and first played an ODI in early 2005. His debut in Twenty20 International cricket came in 2006. As of 2016, he has passed 8,000 runs in both Test and ODI cricket and has a batting average of over fifty in both forms of the game. He began his career as a wicketkeeper-batsman, but later played most often purely as a batsman. He has batted at various positions up and down the order.

download-4 AB de Villiers – The Autobiography 

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This is AB’s story, in his own words. The story of the youngest of three talented, sports-mad brothers growing up in Warmbaths, of a boy who excelled at tennis, rugby and cricket, of a youngster who made his international debut at the age of twenty and was then selected in every single test played by South Africa for the next eleven seasons, of a batsman who has started to redefine the art, being ranked among the world’s very best.

Through all the pyrotechnics and consistency, AB has remained a true sportsman – quick to deflect praise, swift to praise opponents, eager to work hard, to embrace the team’s next challenge and to relish what he still regards as the huge privilege of representing his country.

This is the story of a modern sporting phenomenon.


Here are just a few thing about South Africa.  As you work your way through our country’s little towns and interesting places you will meet exciting new people and the longer you stay the better you get to know them the more you will love them.

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veza-logo-2c This page was created by Lizelle Boshoff of GoVeza. All information was found online Wikipedia and and non of the article’s is written by GoVeza. Pictures was found online and are for illustration purposes.