The name is very clear. In the south of Africa, lies a country. There are no other countries in Africa more south than it. So its called South Africa. There is also West Africa, North Africa, East Africa and Central Africa. Those are regions, not countries. The region in the south is called Southern Africa, to avoid confusion with the country.
South Africa has one of the oldest inhabitants, the San people. Together with that archaelogical findings have proven that South Africa was the home to some of the earliest humans. Modern history shows that South Africa was at the centre of slave trade and colonisation. The British and Dutch fought for control of the land. Slaves were brought to South Africa from India and Malaysia. Apartheid began in the 1900's and endedin 1990. Today South…
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Apartheid was a system of legal racial segregation enforced by the National Party government of South Africa between 1948 and 1993, under which the rights of the majority 'non-white' inhabitants of South Africa were curtailed and minority rule by white people was maintained. The government of South Africa also practised the same discriminatory policies while occupying South West Africa, known after 1966 as Namibia.