Minister visits Bo-Kaap

Arts and culture minister, Nathi Mthethwa started his visit at the Alwan Mosque.

■ Arts and Culture minister, Nathi Mthethwa, visited Bo-Kaap on December 17 to learn more about historic sites such as Tana Baru cemetery and the first mosque in South Africa, the Alwan Mosque. Mr Mthethwa promised Bo-Kaap residents that the process to declare Bo-Kaap a national heritage site would begin early in the new year. Here Mr Mthethwa is pictured at the Tana Baru cemetery.