University of the Witwatersrand

  • Blogs

    December 11, 2011

    World's Oldest Mattress Found, Free of Bed Bugs

    New mattress technology, not inspired by ancient mattress.​Archaeologists in South Africa have discovered what they believe is the world's oldest mattress, and they didn't even find it on Craigslist. National Geographic reports a team of researchers at the Sibudu Cave site came across bedding ... More >>

  • News

    May 6, 2003

    Mugabe's Victims: Mostly Black

    Charles Barron Calls It 'One of the Most Stable Countries in Africa'

  • News

    May 29, 2001

    Art of Resistance

    William Kentridge Animates the Soul of South Africa