A flaming sunset over the Drakensberg mountain range, South Africa. The Ukhahlamba-Drakensberg Reserve is a UNESCO World Heritage site. Photo by: Morkel Erasmus.
The extreme divide of rich and poor in South Africa captured by drones
Seattle-born Johnny Miller captured the legacy of South Africa's apartheid via a drone, which he flew over the suburbs of Cape Town. His images show the extremes of wealth and poverty living side-by-side
The Plight of South Africa's Slum-Dwellers
Residents of informal settlements and transit camps face daily challenges, such as the inability to sleep because of the fear of crime, shattered confidence and feelings of anger and desperation, shows a study in Cape Town.
Nelson Mandela: South Africa's townships, then and now
When Nelson Mandela was released from 27 years in prison in 1990, the black townships exploded in endless celebration
Rats, floods scare S.Africa township awaiting relocation
Alfred Laungunul has no idea if the government will keep its promise of better housing. He can be certain only that the rats which crawled into his tin shack and bit his baby will be back when it rains.
From contemporary photography, fashion, and architecture to centuries-old sculpture, Creative Africa presents the visionary work of artists throughout Africa. At the heart of the season is Look Again: Contemporary Perspectives on African Art, a major exhibition drawn from the Penn Museum’s distinguished African collection.