Atlas: South Africa

Saturday, February 27 at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT on Discovery Channel

Explore the lives of several individuals and how they contribute in their own way to the new South Africa after years of internal struggle. Meet a young Zulu schoolgirl and her teacher; a man working thousands of metres underground in the world’s deepest gold mine; a zoologist and her team working to preserve South Africa’s unique wildlife; the Khoisan bushmen battling to keep their traditional way of life; a young black woman in a leadership role in the South African Army; and an ambulance driver in Johannesburg, one of the world’s most violent cities.

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