South Africa ISC: 2019/2020 unity in diversity Where is South Africa and these capitals? South Africa is the southernmost country in Africa. its administrative capital is Pretoria it is located in the north, its legislative capital the cape is located in the south west and its judicial capital Bloemfontein is located in the center of south africa introduction 1)Introduction 2) the story of south africa 3) Traditions and customs South Africa 4) the population 5) Nelson mandela and his quotes The story of south africa Colonization: Dutch colonization in 1448 and British colonization in 1822. The Boer War is an expression of two conflicts in South Africa between the British and the inhabitants of the two independent Boer republics . South Africa is the leading gold and platinum mining country and one of the first for diamonds and silver. Traditions and customs South Africa - In South Africa, if a public holiday falls on a Sunday, the next day is off - It is easy to drink a kind of fruit brandy (called mampoer) before the meal, to open the appetite - If you eat at Zulu, pay attention to the codes -Vivorous and colorful, South African music and dance punctuate the daily life of the locals. - The population inhabitants: 57 725 606 inhabitants (2018) language: English, Afrikaans, Transvaal Ndebele, Northern Sotho, Southern Sotho, Swati, Tsonga, Tswana, Venda, Xhosa and Zulu. religions: Christians (68%), Muslims (2%), Hindus (1.5%), animists and followers of indigenous beliefs Nelson Mandela Nelson Mandela was born on July 18, 1918 in the Union of South Africa. He is known to be a politician at the helm of the struggle against apartheid, which leads him first to the peaceful struggle against oppression. Then following the massacre of black rights protesters in Sharpeville in 1960, when the ANC or African National Congress to which Nelson Mandela belongs is banned, the clandestine struggle and the taking of arms. Sentenced in 1964 to life imprisonment, he will remain incarcerated 27 years ... but still popular, will be elected April 27, 1994 to the presidency of his country a few years after his release from prison. He became the first black president of South Africa, for a single presidential term, until 1999. His whole life was articulated around the fight against racial segregation. For this, he will obtain the Nobel Peace Prize in 1993. Towards the end of his life, he no longer participates in politics but turns to charities. Nelson Mandela died on December 5, 2013, at age 95. some quotes that nelson mandela said A winner is a dreamer who never gives up. Live life as though nobody is watching, and express yourself as though everyone is listening. Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others. One of the most difficult things is not to change society — but to change yourself.