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Mark Shuttleworth, first African in space. Space tourist and entrepreneur. BelAfrique - Your personal travel planner - www.belafrique.com

Mark Shuttleworth gained worldwide fame on 25 April 2002 as the second self-funded space tourist, and first ever African in space.

Melrose House in Pretoria, where the peace treaty of Vereniging was signed on the 31st of May 1902, ending the second Anglo-Boer war

Melrose House in Pretoria built in 1886 by George Jesse Heyes. This is also where the Peace Treaty of Vereeniging was signed and this ended the Second Anglo-Boer War

On this day, exactly 18 years ago, South Africa won the 1995 Rugby World Cup.

South African President Nelson Mandela & François Pienaar, captain of the Springboks- Rugby World Cup 1995

There is a coastal walk from Muizenberg to Kalk Bay that includes the historical mile. This part of the walk features some wonderful historical buildings including the SA Police Museum, Natale Labia, Het Posthuys, which dates back to 1742 and is one of the oldest buildings in South Africa built by the Dutch East India Company as a toll house, and Rhodes Cottage. This is where Cecil John Rhodes spent his last days. This old building is next to where the SA Police Museum was. by Elizabeth…

There is a coastal walk from Muizenberg to Kalk Bay that includes the historical mile. This part of the walk features some wonderful historical buildings including the SA Police Museum, Natale Labia, Het Posthuys, which dates back to 1742 and is one of the oldest buildings in South Africa built by the Dutch East India Company as a toll house, and Rhodes Cottage. This is where Cecil John Rhodes spent his last days. This old building is next to where the SA Police Museum was. by Elizabeth…

South Africa 1 Rand 1961-1965 - South African Currency Bank Notes ...

South Africa 1 Rand Obverse: Portrait of Johan Anthoniszoon "Jan" van Riebeeck April 1619 – 18 January Reverse: Coat of Arms depicting a lion. Gerard Rissik (in office from 1 July 1962 to 30 June Watermark: Portrait of Jan van Riebeeck.

Harry Oppenheimer (1908-2000) was born in Kimberley, South Africa and groomed from an early age to succeed his father Sir Ernest Oppenheimer as head of Anglo-DeBeers.

Harry Oppenheimer was born in Kimberley, South Africa and groomed from an early age to succeed his father Sir Ernest Oppenheimer as head of Anglo-DeBeers. Mum & Dad had lunch with them in Joburg on at least one occasion.

BO: Prof. Chris Barnard op die voorblad van die tydskrif Time, 15 Desember 1967. Die wêreld sou met nuwe oë kyk na die stand van die geneeskunde in Suid-Afrika, wat blykbaar reeds ’n graad van sofistikasie bereik het wat min mense verwag het.

Chris Barnard op die voorblad van die tydskrif Time, 15 Desember Die wêreld sou met nuwe oë kyk na die stand van die geneeskunde in Suid-Afrika, wat blykbaar reeds ’n graad van sofistikasie bereik het wat min mense verwag het.

Smuts House aka Doornkloof, Pretoria: The former home of General Jan Smuts in Irene is said to be haunted by the ghost of an elderly man with ‘a Kruger-style' moustache. He is reported to be the keeper of a secret regarding the whereabouts of Boer treasure buried on the property. (Wikipedia)

Smuts House aka Doornkloof, Pretoria, South Africa: The former home of General…