Heritage

Restoring UCT’s burnt archives will take years

“It’s like solving a massive puzzle” says head archivist

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News | 15 July 2022

UCT Jagger Library insurance payout delayed for over a year

Funds needed to rebuild the library after the 2021 fire are still not secured

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News | 13 July 2022

Question mark over future of historic Liliesleaf Farm

The Department of Arts and Culture plans to take over the museum

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Feature | 22 June 2022

Plan to create “Khoisan Orania” in Grabouw

Western Cape High Court to decide fate of Knoflokskraal

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Feature | 3 June 2022

Landmark River Club case tests heritage rights

Court hears arguments over R4.5 billion development which would include an Amazon headquarters

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News | 24 January 2022

Salt River community celebrates shared heritage with the Palestinian cause

New murals a break from “cultural gentrification”

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News | 27 September 2021

Victims of Cape forced removals hold Heritage Day commemorative walk

“It was a happy place to be but unfortunately the Group Areas Act caused a lot of problems”

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Brief | 24 September 2021

Robben Island is showing signs of decay

The precious heritage site and its rich history are being poorly served

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Feature | 12 April 2021

Vandalised anti-apartheid museum in PE may soon be open again

Residents closed down Red Location Museum in 2013

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News | 27 November 2019

Minister makes big promises about R280-million Baartman centre

Nathi Mthethwa says heritage site will turn tiny Hankey into “another Gauteng”

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News | 29 April 2019

Peace monument now a drinking spot

The Seven Day War memorial in Pietermaritzburg has been vandalised

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News | 4 September 2018

Eastern Cape rock art vanishing due to vandals

Rich trove of cave paintings going back perhaps 20,000 years is being erased

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News | 31 August 2018

Mandela home in ruins

The house where Nelson Mandela’s first wife lived out her days is part of the Liberation Heritage Route

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Brief | 17 August 2018