Mining in South Africa


Mining in South Africa has been one of the leading industries in one of the most advanced economies in Africa. Profitable mining started in 1867 with the discovery of a diamond in the banks of the Orange River. Continue reading “Mining in South Africa”


History of South Africa


It was inhabited by Australopithecines since at least 2.5 million years ago. Modern human settlement occurred around 125,000 years ago in the Middle Stone Age, as shown by archaeological discoveries at Klasies River Caves. Continue reading “History of South Africa”