The Republic of South Africa (RSA) is the southernmost country in Africa. Its population of 57 million people has a wide variety of cultures, languages, and religions.
From 1948 until 1992, South Africa enforced a system of apartheid by segregating black South Africans from their white counterparts, leading to the systematic discrimination of the non-white population. This page collates DW content relating to South Africa.
Education in Africa is not preparing students adequately for today’s job market. Scholars say it's too theoretical and lives little room for innovation. Young people with degrees are desperate for jobs. The #77 percent are now calling for an overhaul in the education system to fit in today’s needs.
A grand, luxurious wedding is a dream come true for some couples — but for others, it's a nightmare. We meet young couples in South Africa who have started to save for their dream weddings and others who have had to convince their families to have smaller, more affordable ceremonies.