By: David Rilley-Harris, Curator, DITSONG: National Museum of Military History (DNMMH) Since October 2017, Mozambique has been struggling with an insurgency in the northern province of Cabo Delgado. For several years insurgents have been terrorising and killing civilians. Insurgents have also
WAR CRIMES, WARLORDS Abraham Mohale, Junior Curator, DITSONG: National Museum of Military History United States of America President, Joe Biden, recently referred to Russian President Vladimir Putin as a war criminal for invading and attacking Ukraine and that did not sit well
By: Jan van den Bos: Curator Small collections DITSONG: National Museum of Cultural History (DNMCH) Frederick William Fitzsimons The herpetologist, naturalist and zoologist Frederick William Fitzsimons (1870-1951) gained recognition for his study on the habits of snakes and the treatment of snake bites.
By: Allan Sinclair – DITSONG: National Museum of Military History Introduction The television broadcast of the funeral of Her Late Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, held on Monday 19 September 2022, was viewed by millions of people all around the world. Many witnessed
This December at the Museum of Military History. A SHORT PLAY ABOUT - THE BATTLE OF DELVILLE WOOD In this 45-minute performance, veteran actor Peter Terry plays the fictional character of David Wells, who fought and was wounded at the Battle of
By: Ntebaleng Tlailane: Junior Curator, Technological Collection, DITSONG: National Museum of Cultural History Donation of two cameras to the DITSONG: National Museum of Cultural History On 19 August 2022, Mr. J. W. Scholtz visited the DITSONG: National Museum of Cultural History (DNMCH)
By: Julia Montlha, Curator, Numismatic collection, DITSONG: National Museum of Cultural History Coert Laurens Steynberg was a famous South African sculptor. He is well-known for his sculpture of a statue of President Paul Kruger found at the gate of the Kruger
By: Lazarus Kgasi, Junior Curator, Palaeontology, DITSONG: National Museum of Natural History Within each fiscal year, the Plio-Pleistocene Palaeontology Section at the DITSONG: National Museum of Natural History (DNMNH) conducts fieldwork in two seasons (April-June and October/November). The partnership between the
The First & The Last Chief Commanders of Azanian People’s Liberation Army (APLA), Military Wing of The Pan-Africanist Congress (PAC), 1960-90s.
By: Tinyeko Captain Ndhlovu, Curator: Insignia, Memorial Plaques, Postal History, DITSONG: National Museum of Military History Introduction APLA formerly known as Poqo was the underground military wing of the Pan-Africanist Congress (PAC) of Azania, launched after the Sharpeville massacre in 1960. It