Arts & Culture

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
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
Music and culture as forms of resistance
Music Music was a central feature of the urban culture that developed in Johannesburg and in Sophiatown in particular. ..read more
Medu Art Ensemble
In 1977, a group of "cultural workers"from the townships fled into exile in Gaborone, Botswana; including ..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
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
International Rugby World Cup Timeline 1983-2011
The involvement of the South African national rugby team, the Springboks, in international rugby is rife with ..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
South African Association of Art Historians (founded 1984)
Who is SAAAH? About SAAAH The South African Association of Art Historians (SAAAH), founded in 1984, is the major ..read more
Bolt (1970-1975)
Bolt, a periodical covering English language studies focussing on contemporary South African reviews, criticism and ..read more
Staffrider magazine (1978-1993)
Staffrider was a South African literary and arts magazine published by Ravan Press in Johannesburg from 1978 to 1993. ..read more
December 16, the reflection of a changing South African heritage
Introduction December 16 looms large in the history of South Africa. Today in the new South African it is celebrated as ..read more
Drum Magazine
The establishment of Drum Magazine in the 1950s, notwithstanding the newly-elected Nationalist Party’s policy of ..read more
Contemporary South African Artists
For the month of August 2016, in honor of women,  South Africa History Online (SAHO) began collaborating with ..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

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