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 the history curriculum lessons for grade 4 to 12, plus past exam questions and answers. The history topics are linked to articles on our main website.

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

Please send us your comments. It you are a teacher, feel free to share some of the resources that you and your colleagues 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

Featured Places


Timelines show an overview of events and how they fit into the bigger picture. We have general timelines and timelines on specific topics

Featured Timelines