Arts & Culture

Afrapix
Afrapix – Comrades with Cameras A history of a South African anti apartheid Documentary Photography Collective ..read more
The History of Christmas Day and its celebration in South Africa
Christmas Day, celebrated on December 25 in Catholic, Protestant, and most Orthodox churches, is a public holiday in ..read more
Staffrider magazine (1978-1993)
Introduction Staffrider was a South African literary and arts magazine published by Ravan Press in Johannesburg from ..read more
African Heritage Sites
Within 37 African countries, UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) has listed 135 ..read more
Sona Patterns - Revisiting the Contributions of the People in Sub-Saharan Africa to Modern Mathematics
To many, modern mathematics and Africa are not synonymous. Open any school mathematics book and the role of African ..read more
Medu Art Ensemble
In 1977, a group of "cultural workers"from the townships fled into exile in Gaborone, Botswana; including Molefe Pheto ..read more
New Africa Theatre Project
The New Africa Theatre Association (NATA), founded in 1987 by Mavis Taylor the head of University of Cape Town Drama ..read more
The Storming: Insurrections Ensemble
September 2015, District Six Homecoming Centre, Cape Town. Performance Curated by: Sumangala Damodaran, Tina Schouw ..read more
SPEAK Magazine (1982 - 1994)
Since the beginning of the struggle of apartheid in 1948, women were at the forefront of resisting the government and ..read more
Nguni Stick Fighting
Introduction This article looks at the history of an indigenous Nguni sport known as Stick Fighting, which was popular ..read more
Tswana
(seTswana [language], baTswana [people]) The four major ethnic divisions among Black South Africans are the Nguni, ..read more
A history of Kwaito music
This genre of music started emerging in the 1990s. It is a mixture of a number of different rhythms from marabi of the ..read more
European missionaries in southern Africa: the role of the missionaries
"Without doubt it is a far more costly thing to kill the (indigenous population) than to Christianise them." (Warneck ..read more
The Cordoned Heart
South Africa: The Cordoned Heart is considered as one of the seminal photographic exhibitions and books of the 1980’s. ..read more
Arts and Cultural Development Network (ACDN)
The Arts and Cultural Development Network (ACDN) was founded in 1991 as an initiative to influence government policy at ..read more

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