World Cup stadiums, grassroots football, Nelson Mandela meeting Bafana Bafana, South Africa's new ape-man fossil ... View – and in many cases download in high resolution – some great South African photography in MediaClubSouthAfrica.com's galleries.
Nelson Mandela is an international hero, a Nobel peace laureate, a former president of South Africa. He is also a son, a husband, a father and a grandfather. Our gallery pays tribute.
With 11 different official languages and skin tones ranging from ebony to sunburnt pink, we are the rainbow nation of Africa.
Best known are the famous Big Five: elephant, lion, rhino, leopard and buffalo. Not that the giraffe, hippo or whale are small ...
Of the 850 or so bird species recorded in South Africa, about 725 are resident or annual visitors, and about 50 are endemic or near-endemic.
South Africa is home to some 10% of the world's flowering species, and is the only country in the world with an entire plant kingdom within its borders.
From the stark desert of Kgalagadi to the coastal forests of Tsitsikamma, from the wildlife wonders of Kruger to the ancient heritage of Mapungubwe.
See a collection of some of the best satellite images of South Africa, from the arid diamond fields in the west to the St Lucia wetlands in the east.
South Africa is big sky country, with vast mountain ranges falling into lush river valleys. Take a photo tour of our more dramatic scenery.