An old octant, most likely from the ship the Amsterdam, which was run aground in Algoa Bay almost 200 years ago while sailing from the Dutch East Indies to the Netherlands, has washed ashore in Port Elizabeth.
• Safer seas for Port Elizabeth’s marine life
The Wits Art Museum holds an important collection of African art. The institution is set for an auction of top South African works, the proceeds of which will enable it to launch its own endowment fund for future education and events.
• Chinese Girl under the hammer