Archive | December, 2015


Heritage is easily disregarded as part of national development priorities as it is often considered only for its intrinsic value in terms, for example, of social cohesion and identity construction alone. Heritage practitioners face challenges of accessing funding to successfully coordinate their projects.   The National Heritage Council of South Africa (NHC) realises the challenge […]

The meaning of Nelson Mandela’s legacy on his second commemoration

By the Chief Executive Officer of the National Heritage Council (NHC), Adv. Sonwabile Mancotywa Nelson Mandela’s Legacy of Human Rights, Liberation Struggle and Reconciliation speaks for itself in the work that he did, the culture he established, in the frameworks and institutions built up, in the continuing and succeeding efforts to change lives of South Africans […]