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Celebrating the South African Constitutional Court

The Constitutional Court is a powerful reminder of how far the country has come. Its Great African Steps are built of the bricks from Number Four prison, holding within them the memories of the countless prisoners denied their dignity. Its design is symbolic of "justice under a tree"; it is a masterpiece of the South African transition.

An overview of the history of South African art

South Africa is home to some of the world's most ancient and beautiful art - the rock paintings of the San. It's also the scene of a host of diverse and challenging contemporary artists producing important new work.

Showcasing South Africa’s fantastical florals

In honour of its 30th anniversary, Ardmore Ceramic Art is launching a range of fabrics at the Design Indaba Expo, which opens in Cape Town on Friday. The design translates South Africa's vibrant flora and fauna on to fabric with pattern, colour and humour.

Jackson Hlungwani’s New Jerusalem comes to Joburg

Works by artist and holy man Jackson Hlungwani are on show at the University of Johannesburg. The show, curated by Nessa Leibhammer, includes many of his sublime creations, notably many of his fish sculptures. A New Jerusalem – Jackson Hlungwani includes photographs of his sacred site.

Joburg to get 1 000 wi-fi hotspots

The City of Johannesburg plans to give residents access to its R1-billion broadband network when it installs 1 000 wi-fi hotspots throughout the city, mayor Parks Tau said in his state of the city address on Monday.

Joburg to get 1 000 wi-fi hotspots

The City of Johannesburg plans to give residents access to its R1-billion broadband network when it installs 1 000 wi-fi hotspots throughout the city, mayor Parks Tau said in his state of the city address on Monday.

Benin gallery keeps African art in Africa

The first contemporary art museum in West Africa is putting the tiny country of Benin on the art map. The free museum, called the...

Benin gallery keeps African art in Africa

Contemporary African art is carving a niche in the West African town of Ouidah, Benin. Known more for its slave trade and voodoo roots, the region is starting to draw visitors more interested in the arts and culture. It is also offering a space for expatriate artists to show their work at home for the first time.

Benin gallery keeps African art in Africa

Contemporary African art is carving a niche in the West African town of Ouidah, Benin. Known more for its slave trade and voodoo roots, the region is starting to draw visitors more interested in the arts and culture. It is also offering a space for expatriate artists to show their work at home for the first time.

Travelling the Mandela Route

Nelson Mandela was born and raised in rural Eastern Cape. It is here that he learned about politics at the knees of his tribal elders, and it is here that he retired from active politics as he aged.
Mandela exhibition goes to Paris