Cape Town

Disasters & destruction

Cape Town wildfire 'guts' university library that houses anti-apartheid archives and one of the world’s largest African film collections

Blaze has ripped through the Reading Room of the Jagger Library at the University of Cape Town

South Africa

Nando’s enormous collection puts the peri-peri in African art

With over 22,000 works hung on its walls, the popular chicken chain is an unlikely champion for emerging South African artists


Zeitz Mocaa: Africa’s private ‘Tate Modern’ must do more for its public

More than a year after opening, the Cape Town museum’s curatorial and educational record has yet to live up to its promise


African collectors share the wealth as private museums proliferate

Theo Danjuma proposes a non-profit gallery in one of his father's hotels in Lagos. In South Africa, a $45m contemporary art museum is underway