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Republic of South Africa (RSA)

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Minerals

Gold holdings

the krupneyshy Republic of South Africa-Driefontein mine is located in 80 km to the west of Johannesburg. Production in 2014 — 17.7 tons, gold holdings — 229 tons, resources — 711 tons, the average content of metal in the extracted ore — 3.31 g/t, the general cost value of production — $1027 for ounce.

Population

Share of Europeans and their descendants in the population of the countries of Africa in 1960 and 2018.
Share of Europeans and their descendants in the population of the countries of Africa in 1960 and 2018.

174 cars on 1000 people

Cars on 1000 people (The World Bank, June, 2019):

President

Economy

GDP of $6560 for the person

National debt per capita

For the end of 2018
For the end of 2018

Gasoline price

The card of petrol prices in the countries of the world for February 12, 2018
The card of petrol prices in the countries of the world for February 12, 2018

Trade

The most valuable goods exported from the countries of Africa; 2018
The most valuable goods exported from the countries of Africa; 2018
The largest trading partners of the countries of Africa, 2018
The largest trading partners of the countries of Africa, 2018

Drug traffic

The ways of transportation of heroin from Afghanistan given for 2019.
The ways of transportation of heroin from Afghanistan given for 2019.

Level of penetration of the Internet in comparison with other countries

2018.
2018.

Health care

Reason of the greatest number of death

As of 2018.
As of 2018.

AIDS

Share of adult HIV-positive people as a part of the population, given for 2018
Share of adult HIV-positive people as a part of the population, given for 2018

Education

Literacy level

The average level of literacy in the countries of the world about 69%. Given for the end of 2018.
The average level of literacy in the countries of the world about 69%. Given for the end of 2018.

Religion

2019: Parishioners are christened in toxic water

Dam Fleurhof in the town of Soueto has spiritual value for the Christian communities. However it adjoins to the abandoned mines where extracted gold, uranium and coal earlier.

Dust from the dumps formed there gets to water during a rainy season. Besides, the sacred dam is contaminated by open sewer pipes.

Water contains mix of chemicals, such as arsenic and cyanide. Their hit in an organism is fraught with injuries of a brain, stomach and also can lead to skin cancer.

But for 2019 pastors consider that religious practices above all, and it "the government should monitor that water remained net".

By the way, the department of water supply and sanitation promised to find the solution on water purification, including work with the mining industry and reconstruction of mines.

For the end of 2018
For the end of 2018

History

1994: Transfer of power to the black population

On May 9, 1994 Nelson Mandela became the South African President, the mode of apartheid failed.

In 1994 when Nelson Mandela and Frederik de Klerk agreed about transfer of power in the Republic of South Africa to the black majority, Boputatsvana Lucas Mangope's president refused to attach bantustan to the Republic of South Africa. However in it is mute disorders began, as a result of fight of different groupings people began to perish, and army, having left subordination to the president, forced it to run from Boputatsvana. The provisional government appointed soon agreed to be a part of the Republic of South Africa.

The member of the neo-Nazi organization Afrikaner Weerstandsbeweging in South Africa begs not to kill him in a second before it was shot by the soldier in the center of the capital of Boputatsvana, 1994.
The member of the neo-Nazi organization Afrikaner Weerstandsbeweging in South Africa begs not to kill him in a second before it was shot by the soldier in the center of the capital of Boputatsvana, 1994.

1976: A revolt of school students and students with the requirement of training at a mother tongue. More than 100 people died

On June 16, 1976 there was a revolt in Soueto. About ten thousand black school students and students passed in a column length more polumila, protesting against low-quality educations and demanding the right to get an education on the mother tongue.

As a result of actions of the authorities hundreds of young people were shot. More than hundred people died during protests in the next two weeks, and more than one thousand were wounded or were crippled.

After execution of demonstration of the pupils protesting against training at language Afrikaans the revolt against all system of apartheid and domination of the white population which covered practically all segments of the population of the suburb and supported in other regions and the cities of the Republic of South Africa began.

General political strikes in August-November, 1976 began. Only according to official figures, from June 16, 1976 to February 28, 1977 during the revolt as a result of police executions 575 people died, about six thousand people are arrested.

The revolt became the beginning of a new stage of the liberating fight headed by the African National Congress. ​ Today on June 16 – Children's Day in Africa.

1968

Soldiers of the Republic of South Africa examine a tent on existence of a snake in the camp in Namibia. Border with Botswana, 1968.
Soldiers of the Republic of South Africa examine a tent on existence of a snake in the camp in Namibia. Border with Botswana, 1968.

1958

Shop all-white, South Africa, 1958.
Shop all-white, South Africa, 1958.

1955

Children wash the surikat, the Republic of South Africa, the 1950th.
Children wash the surikat, the Republic of South Africa, the 1950th.

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