Unesco adds 21 sites to World Heritage list

Unesco has added 21 sites to its coveted world heritage list during the 41st session of the World Heritage Committee which was held in...

Chimamanda Adichie wins major French literary award

“Dear Ijeawele, or a Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions” by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has been named one of three winners of Le Grand Prix...

US architect creates paper ‘forest’ inside museum

Jeanne Gang has dedicated her life to using architecture and design to connect people of various backgrounds who otherwise would not interact. So when the...

Chimamanda Adichie receives the Mary McCarthy prize

She stays making Nigeria proud. Adichie Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie looked super elegant as she accepted her Mary McCarthy award in Bard College, New York. The author is...

Like her Nigerian ‘twin’ Toke Makinwa, Bonang Matheba is now an author

It tells how she became one of SA's most recognisable faces. Bonang Matheba’s new book Being an author seems to be the new cool. Or...

South African poet, activist collects prize in Poland

South African writer and anti-apartheid activist Breyten Breytenbach received the 2017 Zbigniew Herbert International Literary Award, named after the anti-communist Polish poet and philosopher,...

Diary of a professional bridesmaid

It is very uncommon to begin a review with a definition of ‘terms’. This is usually associated with academic papers, but this review is...

Basquiat sells for $110.5mn in artist’s auction record

A 1982 untitled Basquiat sold for $110.5 million in New York on Thursday, setting a new auction record for the US artist in Sotheby’s...

A Princess of Egypt: 3,700-year-old tomb of Pharaoh’s daughter found

Egyptian archaeologists have discovered what they believe to be the burial chamber of Princess Hatshepset, the daughter of Pharaoh Ameny Qemau, who reigned 3,800...

French celebrity philosopher gets pie in face in Belgrade

A Serbian activist on Wednesday threw a pie in the face of French intellectual Bernard-Henri Levy at a showing of his film “Peshmerga” in...