Lack of Arts Councils in African countries shows the lack of commitment to art and culture activities. On 14th January when there was cultural unrest in Uganda over proposed demolition of the Uganda National Museum, many people were upset, both Ugandans and Non Ugandans. But were we shocked by the proposal?
Johannesburg, also known as Jozi, is the largest city in South Africa, by population. Johannesburg is the provincial capital of Gauteng, the wealthiest province in South Africa, having the largest economy of any metropolitan region in Sub-Saharan Africa. The city is indeed is a melting pot. Being a South African city, Jozi houses diverse cultures of South Africans that have migrated to the city in search of opportunities dating back to the apartheid era.