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04/10/2018

The Department of Arts and Culture National Archives and Records Service of South Africa) in partnership with the Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (Western Cape Provincial Archives) and the Oral History Association of South Africa (OHASA) will host the 15th Annual National Oral History conference that will take place from 09 -12 October 2018 at the Milnerton Public Library in Cape Town.  
 

07/05/2018

 Deputy Minister of Arts and Culture M.M. Sotyu will launch the Annual National Archives Week on 7 May 2018 at Free State Provincial Archives. This project is hosted in partnership wit the National Archives and Records Service of South Africa and the Free State Provincial Archives.The purpose of the event is to popularise archives profession and to engage communities around the importance of archives in the preservation of societal memory.

09/11/2017

A warm welcome to the National Archives and Records Service of South Africa website, a home of South African documentary heritage! A home of 9 million public records growing.......

09/11/2017

The NARSSA is currently involved in two capital work projects. They are the Upgrading of the Fire Protection Installation and Refurbishment of Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Related Services (HVAC) Project at the National Archives Building and the refurbishment of the Old Library Building (OLB) Project to bring that premises up to archival standards.

09/11/2017

It's the dawn of a new era for young and future generations as the Department of Arts and Culture (DAC) is pulling out all the stops to release to the public restored and digitised recordings of the ‘Rivonia Trial’ on 17 November 2017.

09/11/2017

The 24th Eastern Branch of the International Council on Archives (ESARBICA) General Conference took place in Lilongwe, Malawi from the 7th – 11th August 2017.