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Images of Southern Africa

In August 2003, the GA’s International Committee organised a study tour to South Africa. The images below, taken by members of that tour, have been selected to reflect some of the varying geographies of South Africa and Lesotho.

The images, commentaries and ideas for further exploration are aimed primarily at post-16 students but, with increased teacher input, they can be used with younger students.
Kevin L Cook
March 2004

Mandela Homes
Mandela homes
Addo elephants
Cape Agulhas
Cape Town
Cape Town
Bantry Bay
Bantry Bay
Langa Township
collecting water 1
Collecting water 1
informal sector
Informal sector
granite imports
Granite imports
irrigation project
Irrigation project
Sani Pass
Sani Pass
Lesotho scenery
housing 2
Lesotho housing 2
housing 1
Lesotho housing 1
Cecil Rhodes
Cecil Rhodes' statue
Bantu Stephen Biko's grave
Robben Island
Apartheid sign
water 2
Collecting water 2
Melkhoutfontein children
life expectancy
Falling life expectancy

We are grateful to Brian Bates, Fiona Brierley, Sue and Chris Kington, and Christine and Derek Spooner for letting us make use of their images. We are also grateful to members of the GA’s International Committee and to Dr Alan Lester of Sussex University for their comments on the descriptions that accompany these images.

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