History in Pictures

Significant or interesting images from history. Each image will guide you to related content.

#FeesMustFall - Student Movements

Special Project: Contemporary Student  Movements, #FeesMustFall, #RhodesMustFall etc. 

Art and Culture

Topics, timelines and articles that cover the history of South African art, music, theatre, sports, heritage and media

Latest articles

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Lives and stories of notable South Africans and people closely related to our history.

Visit our Biography Index page to view an alphabetical list.

Featured biographies

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Explore the histories of other African countries organised by region.

Featured from Africa


Our classroom feature includes topics, articles, example questions and answers based on the Curriculum Assessment Policy Statement (CAPS). The history classroom explores local and global historical events while also dealing with African history.

Additional curriculum content for other subjects, such as Life Orientation, will be posted as the material is developed.

Please send us your comments. If you are a teacher, feel free to share some of the resources that you have developed.


Search for the History of your City, Town, Suburb or Village. View our Places Page to search for places of interest, monuments and centres or browse an alphabetical list

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