Indigenous Knowledge

All the knowledge we do not know yet

"Recovering ancient hidden knowledges, as long as we are responsible with them, is important considering how many ills there are in our society."

The art of naming things that already have names

​A vast collaborative project staged over three cities confronts the colonisation of plants

Protecting and preserving indigenous knowledge

The benefits of cumulative innovation associated with indigenous knowledge must accrue to its holders

​Integrate science, don’t segregate it

Incorporating the best of   Western and indigenous knowledge is a better approach for universities.

African farmers should think local

Thinking and growing local would create opportunities for entrepreneurs to develop and promote nutritious indigenous vegetables, argues Esther Ngumbi.

New study offsets toxic findings

Intellectual property fights aside, new research into the plant Hoodia gordonii highlights the dangers of misusing indigenous knowledge.

Inside Africa’s search for meaning

A new book examines the notion of a creative third space between Eurocentric and Afrocentric knowledges.

A new take on the cultural village

Ideas of unchanging difference get a kick in the pants from the Sibikwa Arts Indigenous Orchestra, who will perform at the National Arts Festival.

Research goes back to our roots

Walter Sisulu University academics hone in on indigenous knowledge.

Latest

Mbalula defends changing taxi operating times

Regulations for taxis have been relaxed over the last few days of the lockdown prompting criticism. Transport minister Fikile Mbalula however, has defended the decision

A week in lockdown: SA Covid-19 cases at 1 505

The health department says it is awaiting confirmation on whether two deaths in Kwazulu-Natal are related to the coronavirus disease

Lockdown heroes feed hungry kids

Feeding schemes inundated with requests to assist during Covid-19 lockdown

Press Releases

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders