Ellis Park Stadium on the Field
Ellis Park Stadium is one of the 10 official stadiums of the 2010 Soccer World Cup to be hosted by South Africa. The opening and closing ceremonies of the World Cup will be held at this stadium. A new pitch is here being installed in preparation for the 2010 soccer world cup.
Virtual Tour Photography by 360 South Africa.
Ellis Park Rugby Stadium is the home of the Lions Rugby team, and will serve as one of the official 2...
Anglo Boer War Memorial at the South African War Museum.
A view from the East of the Anglo Boer War memorial. This memorial was erected in 1910 after the war ...
The new look of University of Johannesburg Athletics Stadium in South Africa. This was taken during t...
Welcome to Johannesburg Botanical Gardens. This lake is just down the path fro one of the main enter...
Another sphere from the Johannesburg Botanical Gardens, this time taken while standing under a tree.
View from the 13th Tee on Glenvista Country Club over one of the lakes in the South of Johannesburg, ...
View from the 12th tee on Glenvista Country Club in the South of Johannesburg, South Africa
View from Klipriviersberg Nature Reserve, with Winchester Hills and Mondeor in the foreground. South ...
View of Meyersdal and Alberton just South of Johannesburg, South Africa
Welcome to Africa, AKA the motherland! Check out African Internet Radio while you're scoping the panoramas.
The earliest fossil of the homo sapiens family (human beings) was found in Ethiopia, dating back more than 200,000 years. Compared to this length of time, even the "ancient Sumerians" from 6000 B.C. are drooling toddlers.
Let's mention a few African heroes you may have heard of, for inspiration in the face of the continued economic inequality and violence which plague Africa today: Nelson Mandela, first democratically elected President of South Africa, who fought against apartheid and served 27 years in prison while advocating freedom and peace. Haile Salassie, Emperor of Ethiopia, who resisted Mussolini and the fascist Italian invasion of WWII, and who is worshipped as an incarnation of God by the Rastafari movement. Kwame Nkrumah, first Prime Minister of Ghana, advocate of uniting Africa in Pan-Africanism. Fela Kuti, inventor of Afrobeat music, who declared his home to be an independent state, ran for president of Nigeria, and to whose funeral ONE MILLION PEOPLE came to pay their respects.
In June 2001 the African Union was formed, consisting of 53 African States organized, like in the EU, around common economic and political development.
Text by Steve Smith.