Long lines edge the William Nicol Highway, as people wait to vote during the general elections on April 27, 1994 in Johannesburg, South Africa.
South African poet and activist Mazisi Kunene reflects on his experience voting in South Africa’s first non-racial democratic election in 1994.
This nineteenth-century map depicts the known boundary lines, cities, rivers, lakes and elevation changes in Africa.
This Tswana-Venda wedding demonstrates the continued importance of traditional culture in contemporary South African society.
The arrival of Jan van Riebeeck, a Dutch navigator and colonial administrator, at Table Bay (Cape of Good Hope) marked the beginning of permanent European settlement in the region.