Below is a list of slang words often used in the vocabulary of people from South Africa and in South Africa. This list of "Afrikanerisms" comprises slang words and phrases influenced by Afrikaans and other African languages. Typical users include people with Afrikaans as their first language but who speak English as a second language and people living in areas where the population speaks both English and Afrikaans. These terms do not occur in formal South African English. Note when the letter "g" is either the first or last letter of the word or syllable, it is pronounced as an unvoiced velar fricative in the back of the throat. Note, words ending in "-ng" are pronounced identical to those in English.
If You Are A White South African, Please Read This
I was really, really scared to put this online. Yesterday was a tough one for South Africa. Watching the videos of the violence at TUKS pour onto Twitter and watching such a clearly racialised fight break out was disturbing, and sadly, somewhat unsurprising. These are big issues.
The user has refuted accusations of racism, but the youth league of the African National Congress has laid criminal charges of crimen injuria —unlawfully impairing the dignity of another person—against the man. More than twenty years after apartheid ended, racism remains. But as the reality of economic disparity set in, South Africans sometimes fell back into old habits, reducing each other to racist stereotypes. This time around, social media makes the hatred viral, regularly causing outrage online and in the news cycle. That series of advertisements ran their course without complaint.