History

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…

3 years ago

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…

3 years ago

Infographic: the life and work of Oliver Tambo

On 27 October South Africa commemorates what would have been the 100th birthday of Oliver Tambo, one of the country's…

3 years ago

The Arch for The Arch: the story behind a tribute to Archbishop Tutu

To celebrate Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu's 86th birthday, a new public space installation was unveiled in Cape Town on 7…

3 years ago

Castle of Good Hope celebrates South Africa’s diverse heritage

During Heritage Month, Cape Town's Castle of Good Hope launched a legacy project that highlights 350 years of South African…

3 years ago

Our Constitution has got your back

South Africa’s Constitution protects the rights of all of us, so well, that it has real benefits in our everyday…

3 years ago

Why does South Africa celebrate Heritage Day?

Heritage Day – 24 September – is one of South Africa's newer public holidays, declared after the republic became a…

3 years ago

What’s in a South African name? From Krotoa to Van der Stel

Despite generations of official efforts to keep South Africans apart, racial mingling goes back to the very first years when…

3 years ago

The legacy of Albert Luthuli

ANC president from 1952 to 1967, and winner of the 1960 Nobel Peace Prize, Chief Albert Luthuli was the most…

3 years ago

South Africa’s Constitution Hill

Constitution Hill, a multi-faceted heritage precinct in the heart of Johannesburg, was built on the site of a century-old prison…

3 years ago