When he is not hauling concrete blocks on a construction site in northern Iraq, Jamal Hussein devotes his time to preserving the gentle art of Arabic calligraphy.
The United Nations’ cultural agency UNESCO on Wednesday added Senegal’s national dish, a rice-and-fish platter called ‘thiebou dieune’, to its cultural heritage list.
Dancers moved gracefully in a circle, their beaded dress pieces swaying as they struck bird-like poses in a dance-drama known as “nora” – a southern Thai performance art which was added Wednesday to UNESCO’s prestigious heritage list.
Nigeria’s traditional ruler in southern Benin city hosted a day of celebrations on Monday in anticipation of the long-awaited return of two bronze treasures looted during colonial times.
French lawmakers last year passed a bill allowing Paris to return artefacts to both Benin and Senegal, another former French colony
The Gauteng government said that the demolition of the Eyethu Cinema in Soweto has not been approved. This comes after reports that it would be replaced by a shopping mall emerged.
“Our assessment is that Squid Game, which is gaining global popularity, is being illegally distributed [..] in China,” Jang said
Somalia hosted its first screening of a movie in three decades under security as the conflict-ravaged country hopes for cultural renewal.
South Africa’s first Muslim film in Afrikaaps, ‘Barakat’, was filmed in the Cape Flats to show that there is a more hopeful side to the area.
Toya Delazy is celebrating the lyricism of her native tongue whilst delivering dance-floor fillers with her latest album, ‘Afrorave Vol. 1’.
To celebrate Africa Day, here is an inside look at fashion designer Wanda Lephoto’s Autumn Winter 2021 collection.
SA’s DJ Lag reached an undisclosed settlement agreement with the American musician and producer Will.i.am.
Some 2 900 kilometres east of Moscow, Tomsk is one of the oldest cities in Siberia, founded in 1604 on the banks of the river Tom.
The FW de Klerk Foundation said the right of people to enjoy their own culture and history is at odds with the South African constitution.
Art aficionados take note…These are some of the must-see exhibitions happening around the globe this year.
Food tourism operators have noted growth in the sector, thanks to improved authentic and curated gastronomy traveller experiences
Contralesa believe the parents are complicit in the death of their children at initiation schools.
A single noise complaint has left the City of Cape Town and the Zeenatul Islam Masjid mosque at loggerheads over the call to prayer.
Bridging the gap between cultures – along with acceptance and recognition for cultural diversity – is vital for peace, stability and development in South Africa, now more than ever before.
The Cradle of Human Culture captures the behavioural development of Homo Sapiens.
To dress is a unique human experience, but practices and meanings of dress are as different as the people populating the world.
Some South African languages are already on the precipice of extinction, whereas others are experiencing a decline in popularity.
Our uniquely South African languages have quite a few speakers abroad, too. In this edition, we look at Afrikaans, Xhosa and Zulu.
Mmusi Maimane tweeted a photo of himself at lobola negotiations, and Makhosi Khoza joined the social media mob who mocked him.