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King Kong the Musical 1959 -1961

King Kong: An African Jazz, was the first all-Black South African musical which opened in 2 February 1959... read more
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Bonani Africa Festival of photography
On 13 November 2001 the Director General of the Department of Foreign Affairs Mr Sipho Pityana launched the " ..read more
Spark: A Progressive Arts Project Publication
"On Language South Africa is a land of many languages, but these languages can be divided into two main categories ..read more
1924-1948 Legislation and Segregation
Contents Introduction The concept of segregation Discriminatory legislation up to 1924 Political Legislation Economic ..read more
National Heritage Day
Heritage Day is one of the newly created South African public holidays. It is a day in which all are encouraged to ..read more
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History of ‘New Age’ Newspaper
The Predecessor of this left-wing publication was The Guardian. The Guardian itself was founded in 1937 by trade ..read more
History of South African National Orders and Awards
The birth of a new non-racial and non -sexist democracy in South Africa necessitated a critical review of the system of ..read more
King Kong the Musical 1959 -1961
King Kong: An African Jazz, was the first all-Black South African musical which opened in 2 February 1959. The musical ..read more
Photography and the Liberation Struggle in South Africa
Introduction We are not dealing with sets of statistics. We are talking about people of flesh and blood, who laugh and ..read more
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Maritime history and heritage: shipwrecks
Why are shipwrecks important? Shipwrecks have always held a specific allure. The promise of hidden treasure, the ..read more
Definition of Natural and Cultural heritage sites
There are two types of World Heritage Sites. The first represents cultural and the second natural heritage. Cultural ..read more
Cape Performing Arts Board (CAPAB)
CAPAB was instituted to promote the performing arts in the Cape Province. Operational costs for CAPAB, the Performing ..read more
National Newspapers and News Sites
National Newspapers and News Sites: Independent Online - Union of several South African newspapers such as Cape Argus ..read more
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Lineages of Freedom: a Celebration of Culture and Shared Ties
Lineages of Freedom is a festival organised by South African History Online and The Centre of the Humanities at ..read more
Women in African Literature: Writing and Representation
Africa has produced a number of female authors who were, and still are, able to assert themselves as writers, both on a ..read more
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South Africa and the Olympic Games
Background What is today referred to as the “Ancient Olympic Games”, was a sports festival celebrated in ..read more

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