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George Soros’s Open Society foundation pledges $15m to help Africa recover looted heritage

“The Open Society Foundations has pledged $15 million over four years to initiatives aimed at repatriating looted cultural objects to…

Management of the African Rock Art

The article “Museological Approaches to the Management of Digital Research and Engagement: The African Rock Art Image Project” (African Archaeological…

Seychelles: Museum of Vasco de Gama period

Silhouette Island, one of the richest biodiversity places in the Indian Ocean with many endemic and threatened plant and animal…

Belgium Reopens the Tervuren Museum of Africa

“Belgium Reopens the Tervuren Museum of Africa, a Museum Haunted by Colonialism” https://www.jeuneafrique.com/682850/culture/la-belgique-rouvre-son-musee-de-lafrique-hante-par-le-colonialisme/ You may also be interested in: Gambia:…

World’s largest museum dedicated to black civilizations opens in Senegal

“After 52 years of waiting, Senegal is finally opening what has been described as the largest museum of black civilization…

The return of Benin’s looted bronzes is about restoring a century’s worth of heritage—and pride

“More than a century after they were looted, the decades-old campaign for European museums to return African art—particularly Benin bronzes—is…

Congo-Brazzaville: Colloque sur le Royaume Kongo-LES PARTICIPANTS RECOMMANDENT LA CONSTRUCTION D’UN GRAND MUSÉE À BRAZZAVILLE

“La recommandation fait partie d’une série de dix autres adoptées au terme des travaux qui se sont déroulés du 2…

Nigeria: Wole Soyinka’s museum

Wole Soyinka’s house where he lived during his time as a lecturer at the Obafemi Awolowo University was recently turned…

Great grandmother Mahlako (this is not a book)

This is not a book by Frans Thoka The name, we guess, is possibly due to the fact that when…

Ghana: mobile museum

Filmmaker and cultural historian Nana Oforiatta Ayim has created in Ghana a mobile museum that will visit all 10 regions…

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