Media Releases 2017 - 2015

10 Mar 2015

I was deeply saddened to learn of the violent death of the popular rap and hip-hop musical artist, Nkululeko Habedi, better known as “Flabba”. I have been informed that he was stabbed to death at his home in Alexandra Township.

09 Mar 2015

During a media event on 6 March 2015, held at Constitution Hill, Johannesburg, the SA-UK Seasons announced the projects that will be taken forward as part of the SA-UK Seasons 2014 & 2015 programme.

27 Feb 2015

It was with deep shock and sadness that we learned of the passing on of multi-award winning Radio DJ and champion of traditional music, Saba “Zawu-Zawu” Mbixane.

25 Feb 2015

Members of the media are advised that the government delegation led by Minister Nathi Mthethwa responsible for the repatriation of the mortal remains of Mr Moses Kotane and Mr John Beaver Marks will return to South Africa on 2 Mar 2015.

17 Feb 2015

It was with deep sadness that we learned of the passing on of multi-skilled and talented cultural visionary, communicator, activist and entrepreneur, Dr Tembeka Nkamba-Van Wyk who died recently following a short illness.

16 Feb 2015

It is with joy and happiness that we congratulate South African flautist and composer, Wouter Kellerman and his Indian counterpart, composer Ricky Kej for winning a Grammy Award recently

01 Feb 2015

Minister Nathi Mthethwa witnessed the announcement of a newly elected Dance and Theatre Advisory Committee on Sunday 1 February at Kopanong Conference Centre.

29 Jan 2015

Ministry of Arts and Culture has entered into a settlement agreement with the Director-General of the Department of Arts and Culture, Mr. Sibusiso Xaba.

23 Jan 2015

It is with a deep sense of shock and sadness that we learned of the passing of legendary musician, poet and activist, Johnny Dimba. He passed away recently at the City Hospital in Durban after a short illness.

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