French museum uses scanner to help conserve artefacts
A French museum uses modern technology to try and conserve, and reveal the inner secrets of ancient artefacts. The Musee du Quai Branly has installed a scanner on site to enable them to probe beneath the surface of works and discover the "anthropological truth inside".
Benin Arts: Back to its roots
After invading the Benin kingdom in 1897 and stealing about 4,000 artifacts belonging to Nigeria, Britain has agreed to loan us back a few of our bronze plaques for a space of three years. The Edo state government and the Benin royal court are planning to build a museum in Benin in preparation of having our treasures come back to its roots.
Argentina museum puts Evita's dresses on show, 100 years after birth
A museum in Buenos Aires remembers the country's most famous first lady Eva Peron, best known as "Evita," as it marks 100 years after the icon's birth with an exhibit of her clothing.
Namibia: Dispute over return of the Witbooi Bible
A museum in Stuttgart has returned to Namibia a bible and whip that once belonged to Chief Hendrik Witbooi after more than 120 years, a step towards reconciliation between Germany and Nambia.
Belgium's Africa Museum mired in controversy despite renovation
Belgium's Africa Museum will reopen to the public on Sunday (December 9) after five years of renovations designed to modernise the museum from an exhibition of pro-colonial propaganda to one that is critical of Belgium's imperialist past.
Belgium's revamped Africa Museum faces a dark colonial legacy
Members of Belgium's African diaspora are critical of the newly reopened Africa Museum, saying it reinforces colonial cultural norms despite a five-year rehabilitation. Other Belgians say it's a step to reconciliation.
National Assembly museum will serve as insurance against forgetfulness, says Senator Raji-Rasaki
The Senate President, Bukola Saraki, inaugurated an ad-hoc committee for the establishment and development of the National Assembly museum and archives on Wednesday.
Why National Assembly needs museum, archive - Saraki
Why National Assembly needs a museum, archive - Saraki