Situated on the southwestern coast of South Africa, the city of Cape Town is the perfect reflection of the rainbow nation’s melting pot of culture. MIG TV visited Cape Town last month : from Table Mountain to Robben Island, here is a compilation of the things to do and visit during your stay in this dynamic and artistic port city.
The aim of this paper was to identify some concepts of indigenous pottery within the three northern regions of Ghana. As a result, emphasis was given to the identification of some concepts of indigenous pottery in northern Ghana. The descriptive approach of the qualitative research methodology was used.
African Arts presents original research and critical discourse on traditional, contemporary, and popular African arts and expressive cultures. Since 1967, the journal has reflected the dynamism and diversity of several fields of study, publishing richly illustrated articles in full color, incorporating the most current theory, practice, and intercultural dialogue.
Ceramics are an essential part of the Holocene archaeology of eastern Africa and the
development of increasingly complex typologies has rightly played a key role in our
understanding of chronology and social identity. However, this focus on taxonomies
can also be restrictive, as we lose sight of the communities who made and used the
This paper aims to explain the major characteristics of pottery making in the Ituri rainforest during the last millennium by identifying and comparing technological aspects of archaeological and ethnographic assemblages with the primary goal of relating some present features of ceramic production to those of the past.
Agrobiodiversity is already proving to be important in helping rural communities and farmers throughout the world adapt to climate change. Diversity (genetic, species and ecosystem) in production systems can improve adaptability and resilience and is an essential part of adaptation to changing production conditions.
The spread of plants from one country to another through intentional and unintentional human activities is a serious threat to the world’s biodiversity; second only to habitat destruction. However, a number of studies have shown that invasive alien plant species can positively contribute to rural economies.
An inventory and analysis of the general uses of plants by the Vhavenḓa, a cultural group who historically occupied
the region knownas Venḓa, currently referred to as the Vhembe District, Limpopo Province, South Africa, are
presented. Information on plant uses was gathered through a literature review and interviews conducted
Plants are universally recognised as a vital component of
the world’s biological diversity and an essential resource
for ecosystem functioning – goods and services. Additionally,
plants have great economic and cultural importance.
Plants play a key role in maintaining the planet’s basic
environmental balance, ensuring ecosystem stability, and
Understanding the uses of indigenous plants that are of economic importance to local communities is very much important in rural development strategies. The Marula (Sclerocarya birrea) Anacardiaceae family is widely used.