Standing at the edge of a cliff labeled ‘Truth,’ Archbishop Desmond Tutu clutches a blank map. Behind him stand a perpetrator, a victim, and members of the media. A deep chasm separates them from the cliff labeled ‘Reconciliation.’
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.
Dutch colonists (Boers) load supply-filled wagons in preparation for their migration into the interior of South Africa in the 1830s.