South Africa has 11 official languages: English, Afrikaans (similar to Dutch), Zulu, Xhosa, Ndebele, Southern Sotho, Northern Sotho, Tsonga, Tswana, Venda and Swati.
Most people in the urban areas understand and can speak basic English so, if your English is OK, it is not totally essential to learn any of these languages to get by as a tourist.
Contentious material about living persons that is unsourced or poorly sourced must be removed immediately, especially if potentially libelous or harmful. He is best known for his You Tube channel danisnotonfire, which has reached over six million subscribers.
Together with frequent collaborator Phil Lester, Howell presented Sunday night entertainment show Dan and Phil on BBC Radio 1 from January 2013 until August 2014, and presented the station's Internet Takeover slot from September 2014 until April 2016.
On 1 April 2015, Howell and Lester launched a spin-off channel, Dan And Phil CRAFTS, as an April Fools joke.