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23 Dec 2019
Egypt's ancient writing system remains a mystery to many. One museum in Jerusalem is hoping to change that by introducing emojis to increase understanding of hieroglyphs in the digital age.
13 Oct 2019
A culture of collecting: The hidden museums of Paris
25 May 2019
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".
15 May 2019
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.
15 May 2019
The black museum: A journey through Afro-American history.
8 May 2019
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.
1 Mar 2019
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.
2 Feb 2019
Museumgoers looked on as a painting was taken from Moscow's Tretyakov Gallery, not realizing they were witnessing a theft. The painting by Russian artist Arkhip Kuindzhi is thought to be worth €160,000.
11 Dec 2018
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.
9 Dec 2018
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.
9 Dec 2018
A Belgian museum housing items looted from the African continent during the colonial era is reopening near Brussels. Curators hope that it can now overcome its image as a colonialist holdover.
5 May 2018
The Senate President, Bukola Saraki, inaugurated an ad-hoc committee for the establishment and development of the National Assembly museum and archives on Wednesday.

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