Media Advisories 2020 - 2015
Members of the Media are hereby invited to attend a Press Conference to be addressed by Minister of Sport, Arts and Culture, Hon Nathi Mthethwa and SAFA President, Dr Danny Jordaan at SAFA House at 11h00 on Monday, 9 November 2020 regarding the candidacy of Dr Patrice Motsepe for CAF Presidency.
All Media are encouraged to attend Monday’s significant Press Conference.
Details of the Press Conference are as follows:
DATE: Monday, 9 November 2020
TIME: 11h00 sharp
VENUE: SAFA House
As part of an awareness campaign, the Sport, Arts and Culture Deputy Minister, Ms Nocawe Mafu will on Sunday, 08 November 2020 down in KZN (Umfolozi Local Municipality) lead an awareness march and a Dialogue on Gender Based Violence & Femicide (GBV&F)
The Deputy Minister will be joined by the Member of Executive Council (MEC) for KwaZulu Natal Provincial Department of Sport, Arts, Culture and Recreation, Ms Hlengiwe Mavimbela and the Umfolozi Local Municipality Mayor, Cllr. Smangaliso Mgenge.
Minister for Sport, Arts and Culture, Mr. Nathi Mthethwa will deliver a keynote address during a public participation and sporting kits handover organised by the Office of the Speaker at the O.R.Tambo District Municipality on Friday, 06 November 2020 at Lutuka Senior Secondary School, in Tsolo, Eastern Cape.
Shudufhadzo Musida is our South African Queen who on Saturday 24 October 2020, was crowned Miss South Africa 2020, taking over the reins from Zozibini Tunzi.
The National beauty pageant was hosted in Cape Town and televised virtually where Shudufhadzo, who hails from Limpopo, was then crowned. As she will be in transit going back to her Province (Limpopo) via OR Tambo International Airport, the Minister of Sport, Arts and Culture Mr Nathi Mthethwa, invites members of the media to join him when he will be officially congratulating Shudufhadzo on her achievement.
The Minister of Sport, Arts and Culture, Nathi Mthethwa will announce the Interim Board of Cricket South Africa during a press conference to be held on Friday, 30 October 2020. The Interim Board is a product of a consultative process involving the Department, the Members Council and the SA Cricketers Association.
According to Minister Mthethwa, the Board that will report to the Members Council, is a necessary transitional step to expeditiously nurse Cricket back to its pride of place both locally and internationally.”
The details of the media briefing are as follows:
The National Department of Sport, Arts and Culture (DSAC) in partnership with Gauteng Provincial Department of Sport, Arts, Culture and Recreation, Sport For Social Change Network, City of Tshwane and City of Joburg will this coming weekend Friday, 2 and Sunday 4 October, 2020 host two downscaled #IChoose2BActive national events commencing with National Recreation Day (NRD), ending up with National Big Walk.
The Department of Sport, Arts and Culture led by the Minister Nathi Mthethwa will on Thursday, 01 October 2020 host a Dialogue to continue the conversation on Gender Based Violence and Femicide (GBVF), and Albinism. The event takes place at the State Theatre in Pretoria as a culmination to the 2020 Heritage Month Celebration.
Issues such as Gender Based Violence & Femicide (GBVF), Gender Equality, Albinism, the impact of COVID-19 and Social Cohesion & Nation Building will take center stage during the conversations.
The Department of Sport, Arts and Culture (DSAC) will on Tuesday, 08 September celebrate the International Literacy Day (ILD) in collaboration with the National Library of South Africa(NLSA) and the Pan South African Language Board(PanSALB).
The 2020 International Literacy Day celebration focuses on, “Literacy teaching and learning in the COVID-19 crisis and beyond”, especially on the role of educators and changing pedagogies. This year’s theme highlights literacy learning from a lifelong learning perspective.
The Minister of Sport, Arts and Culture, Mr. Nathi Mthethwa invites members of the media to the official launch of Heritage Month on Monday, 07 September 2020 at Ditsong Cultural Museum, Pretoria.
Heritage Month 2020 will be commemorated under the theme, “Celebrating South Africa’s Living Human Treasures”, bearers of our indigenous knowledge.