Mahatma Gandhi spent 21 years in South Africa fighting for the rights of the South African Indians. He was in South Africa from 1893 until 1914. More »

Mahatma Gandhi, a civil rights leader in India, helped lead the country's movement for independence. His work on behalf of Indians took place both in India and South Africa. He was assassinated by Nathuram Godse, a Hindu... More »

Mahatma Gandhi's primary cause was the Indian independence movement, which sought to create an Indian state that was free of British rule. He was also committed to a philosophy of peaceful resistance through which the In... More »

The Republic of South Africa became independent in 1961, making the country 54 years old as of 2015. The first European colonists were the Dutch, who founded Cape Town on April 7, 1652. However, native inhabitants lived ... More »

South Africa was colonized by two different powers, the Dutch and the English. The Dutch East India Company established the first colony in 1652. The British took over the colony in 1795, returned it during the Peace of ... More »

To find someone in South Africa, search on Facebook and other social media sites, or contact a radio station and place an ad for the person. As of 2012, over 12 percent of South Africans were using Facebook, and nearly 5... More »

South Africa is a nation in the south of the African continent, comprising a total land area of 471,011 square miles, which is almost twice the size of Texas. The legislative capital of South Africa is Cape Town, while t... More »