Jackals appeared and established themselves in Africa in at least the last five million years. These animals have evolved and adapted to the changing environment, allowing them to survive.
Through science, art and technology, we are able to reconstruct the faces of the dead based on their remains. The researcher who did this work for descendants in Sutherland explains the process.
Sarah Baartman’s name can be elevated to the highest point of the University of Cape Town’s campus, but if her legacy isn’t built into each classroom and interaction the honour is hollow.
Histories of the North Atlantic have had a preponderant influence on scholarship about race. But, for scholars in the humanities and social sciences who study southern Africa, this is changing.
South African Visual Artist Senzeni Marasela’s work creates a tension between the narrations of public wounding and her private one.