South Africa is one of the most advanced countries in all of Africa, but what has it been through to get it to where it is today? Apartheid divided the “rainbow nation” for almost half a century, but many still wonder what is really going on at the southern tip of Africa. These photos and facts will shed some light on those questions.
South Africa is filled with different cultures, religions, races and backgrounds. Officially, there are 11 languages which are considered official South African languages, but there are many other dialects roaming around the vast African country.
South Africa is the only country in the world to have acquired nuclear weapons, and then give them up voluntarily. In 1989, the country gave up its six nuclear weapons and signed the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons.