AFRICA - 5

 

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/South_Africa
 
Region: Southern Africa
Area: 1,221,037 km2
Coast line: Atlantic Ocean, Indian Ocean
Capital: Cape Town
 
 
Johannesburg
 
 
Johannesburg
 
 
Nelson Mandela Square
Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela ( born 18 July 1918) is a South African politician who served as President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999, the first ever to be elected in a fully representative democratic election. Before being elected President, Mandela was a militant anti-apartheid activist, and the leader and co-founder of Umkhonto we Sizwe, the armed wing of the African National Congress (ANC). In 1962 he was arrested and convicted of sabotage and other charges, and sentenced to life imprisonment. Mandela went on to serve 27 years in prison, spending many of these years on Robben Island. Following his release from prison on 11 February 1990, Mandela led his party in the negotiations that led to the establishment of democracy in 1994. As President, he frequently gave priority to reconciliation, while introducing policies aimed at combating poverty and inequality in South Africa.
 
 
Miners statue in Johannesburg during apartheid
 
 
The Soccer City stadium outside Johannesburg
 
 
Giant football in Mandela Square
 
 
Montecasino is a combined shopping-center and casino in Johannesburg
 
 
Montecasino
 
 
Gold Reef City - Johannesburg
 
 
 
 
 
Mall Rosebank - Johannesburg
 
 
The Constitutional Court-J.Burg
 
 

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