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LEASING OF WRITERS COTTAGE

The South African Heritage Resources Agency (SAHRA) invites suitable tenants to submit applications to lease the Writers Cottage situated on the Dal Josafat Farm for a period of two years. Occupancy to commence 01 February 2017. Cottage specifications: 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, open plan lounge and kitchen, spacious and tranquil environment. Application forms can be [...]

January 26th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on LEASING OF WRITERS COTTAGE

Bridging the divides towards a non-racial society

President Jacob Zuma will deliver a keynote address during the Reconciliation Day. Theme:         Bridging the divides towards a non-racial society Date:              16 December 2016. Time:              09h00 – Venue:            Black Aces Sports Ground, Gapane Province:       North West The Day of Reconciliation is a public holiday in  South [...]

December 8th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Bridging the divides towards a non-racial society

Statement by Minister of Arts and Culture, Mr Nathi Mthethwa at the International Conference for the Protection of Cultural Heritage in Conflict Areas, Abu Dhabi

Program Director Your Excellencies Ladies and Gentlemen: As we gather here as leaders and heritage practitioners from all over the world, I am reminded of the importance and necessity of inspired and committed leadership, in addressing the problems of the world as well as the protection and promotion of the cultural heritage of the world. [...]

December 6th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Statement by Minister of Arts and Culture, Mr Nathi Mthethwa at the International Conference for the Protection of Cultural Heritage in Conflict Areas, Abu Dhabi

Reconciliation Month: an opportunity to strengthen tolerance

Reconciliation Month, which kicks off on 1 December, is a reminder to continue to work together to build a united, non–racial, non-sexist society where people live together in harmony. This is according to the Department of Arts and Culture which will lead 2016 Reconciliation Month commemorations under the theme: “Bridging the Divide towards a Non-Racist [...]

November 30th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Reconciliation Month: an opportunity to strengthen tolerance

Zambia declares SA freedom fighter Tambo’s residence in Lusaka a national monument

Zambian government has declared former South Africa freedom fighter Oliver Tambo’s residence in Chelston area as a National Monument. According to a statement released by the National Heritage Conservation Commission (NHCC), chiefs and traditional affairs minister, Lawrence Sichalwe signed the Statutory Instrument for the provisional declaration of Tambo’s residence situated on Plot F/609/A/15 in Chelston [...]

November 10th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Zambia declares SA freedom fighter Tambo’s residence in Lusaka a national monument

Legacy of OR Tambo

President Jacob Zuma is today, 27 October 2016, lead the wreath-laying ceremony in memory of the late ANC President Oliver Reginald Tambo in Wattville, Benoni. Annually during the month of October, the City of Ekurhuleni leads a month-long programme of activities in commemoration of the life of Mr Oliver Reginald Tambo and his wife Dr [...]

October 27th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Legacy of OR Tambo

TRANSPORT MONTH

Transport Month in October 2016 will be hosted under the theme: “Together we move South Africa Forward.” The month-long programme will showcase transport infrastructure projects, promote the use of public transport and advance the country’s road safety initiatives. The government is investing in the transport sector which is part of the country’s Nine-Point Plan to [...]

October 11th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on TRANSPORT MONTH

South Africa: The art of nation

This autumn the British Museum will host the first major UK exhibition on South African art that explores a 100,000 history through archaeological, historic and contemporary artworks, which look at the long and rich artistic heritage of the country. See the attached Press release and the Event Programme

October 6th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on South Africa: The art of nation
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