Media Advisories 2021 - 2020

05 Nov 2020

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.

31 Oct 2020

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.

29 Oct 2020

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:

01 Oct 2020

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.

30 Sep 2020

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.

07 Sep 2020

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.

04 Sep 2020

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.

17 Aug 2020
The Minister of Sport, Arts and Culture, Nathi Mthethwa will host a media briefing to update the nation on the criteria and the application process of the second wave of the COVID-19 Relief Fund.
The media briefing will take place as follows:
Date: Monday, 17 August 2020
Time: 16h00
Venue: Ronnie Mamoepa Press Room, Tshedimosetso House, 1035 Frances Baard Street, Hatfield, Pretoria.
07 Aug 2020

The Sport, Arts and Culture Hon. Deputy Minister, Nocawe Mafu will on Saturday, 08 August 2020 lead a Women’s Month Dialogue on Gender Based Violence (GBV), Social Cohesion and Nation Building. This year’s dialogue is hosted under the theme, “Generation Equality Realising Women’s Rights for an Equal Future.”

07 Aug 2020
President Cyril Ramaphosa will, on Sunday 09 August, deliver the 2020 National Women’s Day keynote address under the global Generation Equality campaign with the theme: “Generation Equality: Realising women’s rights for an equal future”.