Apartheid Museum – The rise and fall of apartheid in Johannesburg

The part of the Gold Reef City complex, was opened in November 2001. The museum illustrating apartheid and the 20th century history of South Africa. The Pillars of the Constitution is the first exhibit. Located in the courtyard, it includes one pillar for each of the seven values that are enshrined tin the South African Constitution: democracy, […]

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Ancient Sabratha – The archaeological site in Sabratha

Sabratha’s port was established, perhaps about 500 BC, a Phoenician trading-post that served as an outlet for the products of the African hinterland, Sabratha was part of the short-lived Numidian Kingdom of Massinissa before being Romanized and rebuilt in the 2nd and 3rd centuries A.D. The city was badly damaged by earthquakes during the 4th century, particularly […]

Bete Giyorgis – The Church of Saint George in Lalibela

One of eleven rock-hewn monolithic churches in the Amhara Region of Ethiopia. Originally named Roha, the historical and religious site was named Lalibela after the King Gebre Mesqel Lalibela of the Zagwe dynasty, who commissioned its construction. He is regarded as a saint by the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church. The Church of Saint George was carved downwards […]