Arts & Culture

The Storming: Insurrections Ensemble
September 2015, District Six Homecoming Centre, Cape Town. Performance Curated by: Sumangala Damodaran, Tina Schouw 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 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 more
Staffrider magazine (1978-1993)
Introduction Staffrider was a South African literary and arts magazine published by Ravan Press in Johannesburg from more
Nguni Stick Fighting
Introduction This article looks at the history of an indigenous Nguni sport known as Stick Fighting, which was popular more
(seTswana [language], baTswana [people]) The four major ethnic divisions among Black South Africans are the Nguni, 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 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 more
The Cordoned Heart
South Africa: The Cordoned Heart is considered as one of the seminal photographic exhibitions and books of the 1980’s. 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 more
Poetry and Resistance in the 1970’s
A multitude of African poetics has populated the constantly shifting maps of Africa throughout the twentieth-century more
The Daily Dispatch
Together with the Rand Daily Mail, the Daily Dispatch was one of the loudest mouthpieces for mainstream liberal more
Football in South Africa
On 15 May 2004 in Zurich, Switzerland, Joseph (Sepp) Blatter, president of FIFA, world soccer's governing body, made an more
Afrapix – Comrades with Cameras A history of a South African anti apartheid Documentary Photography Collective more
KwaMsiza - A Ndebele village
KwaMsiza is a village of 49 families located some 50km north of Pretoria. Its residents are Ndzundza Ndebele, and more