Museums

Decolonisation can’t just be a metaphor

Decolonising museums requires more than knowledge exchange and lending back stolen artefacts

SA’s disconnect from Africa limits cultural landscape

South Africa’s identity issues are reflected in its lack of appreciation for pan-African art

Resistance Against The Repatriation Of African Artefacts

The justification of the refusal to repatriate artworks and artefacts to their homelands constitute the old practice of infantilising African nations

Jo’burg museums are decaying, but will privatising them create more problems?

We need a smart new public-private model to keep our heritage assets like galleries ship-shape.

Arts and Culture – Kawina Kawina

In this way he nurtured local talent and he has encouraged craft producers such as MmaMantshunyane and MmaDitshotlo to enter crafts competitions.

New York’s Met Museum showcases a world of Islamic treasures

The reopened department's galleries feature 12 000 objects that aim to promote 'mutual understanding and education'.

Latest

Cradock Four back to haunt De Klerk

Pressure is mounting on the NPA to charge the former president and others involved in political killings during apartheid

From the archives: For the first time, an insiders’ account of the Third Force

Two young gangsters give an horrific account of how they were encouraged, equipped and trained to carry out violence against ANC-linked targets by the security forces.

Ramaphosa bets big on infrastructure to boost economy

Sona was a mixed bag but there were some meaningful announcements

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it