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B) Aigams and Namib. c) Herero and Khoekhoe. LEARN MORE! READ THESE ARTICLES… AFRICA • BOTSWANA • SOUTH AFRICA These buildings on a street in Windhoek display a mixture of styles, some modern and some from the time when Germany controlled the town. Answer: c) Herero and Khoekhoe. © 2008 Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc. rst K U O Y DID his fi andhi led G . Mahatma uth Africa test in So r ro p fo l g a n c ti ti poli n figh a g e b i h d in, n Before Ga endence from Brita He p e frica. India’s ind in South A re e m ti a r e he lived fo dians who lived th In e helped th eir rights.

This policy gave most of the country’s land to white people. Black Africans and other nonwhites had to live in separate areas and could enter areas where whites lived only if they had a pass. They had separate and worse schools and could hold only certain jobs. They could not vote or take part in government. One of the leaders in the fight against apartheid was Nelson Mandela. Because of this, the government jailed him from 1962 to 1990. But black Africans continued to support Mandela. The country began to do away with apartheid in 1990.

Adrian Arbib/Corbis 29 SE A T GH RCH LI About how many islands make up the Republic of Seychelles? The rocky islands of Seychelles are rugged and beautiful. © Nik Wheeler/Corbis 30 © 2008 Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc. SEYCHELLES An Island Paradise NOW? K t The Republic of Seychelles le coconu DID YOdU r, or doub lles. Its e m e o The coc Seyche is a country made up of d only in to ripen. e, is foun e tr t 10 years u about 115 islands in the o b a e k fruits ta Indian Ocean off the east coast of Africa.

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