Media Releases 2020 - 2015

29 Mar 2020

The relief plan as detailed in the statement issued by the DSAC Ministry for ease of reference/ at a glance. Athletes who were confirmed to participate in events that have been cancelled they need to provide the Department with the following: Coaches and technical support responsible for the above athletes. Proof of booking and cancellation. Their taxes must be in order

29 Mar 2020

Our country is dealing with a national emergency, as all efforts of the government, private sector and civil society combine to fight the health disaster that threatens to ensue with the rapid spread of COVID-19 across our provinces.

25 Mar 2020

President of the Republic of South Africa, His Excellency, MC Ramaphosa, in his address to the nation on the 15 March 2020, declared the spread of Corona Virus (Covid-19) a national disaster. This declaration necessitated the implementation of measures to mitigate the challenges.

20 Mar 2020

The existence of the Pan South African Language Board derives its mandate from the primary law of the land, the 1996 Constitution of the Republic of South Africa. Section 6, of chapter one, the Constitution says the following amongst others: “A Pan South African Language Board established by national legislation must promote, and create conditions for, the development of all languages…”

17 Mar 2020

Minister Mthethwa held urgent consultative meetings with the Cultural and Sports sectors respectively on 17 Mar. The purpose of the consultations was to share vital information on the status of the Coronavirus in South Africa, and assess the adverse consequences for both industries, with a view of making proposals to mitigate the impact thereof.

05 Mar 2020

Fellow South Africans I extend my warm welcome to all of you present in this gathering. We are meeting in during the month that the people of this country through their government have declared a human rights month.

04 Mar 2020

The Department of Sports, Arts and Culture notes the utterances made by Mr Mpho Masemula on the state of affairs at Robben Island Museum during an interview on Morning Live TV programme dated 21 February 2020, including the damning statements he made against the staff of Robben Island Museums, Department of Sports, Arts and Culture, and the Ministry.

20 Jan 2020

The Department of Arts and Culture is the custodian on South Africa’s social cohesion process and plays a leading role in ensuring that the vision of the National Development Plan (NDP) of a transformed and socially cohesive society is realised.

18 Jan 2020

The Ministry of Sports, Arts and Culture under the leadership of Minister, Nathi Mthethwa has learnt with shock and sadness of the passing of 'Mama' Mantwa Khoza, the wife of Premier Soccer League Chairman and owner of Orlando Pirates Football Club, Dr Irvin Khoza.

02 Sep 2019

Minister Nathi Mthethwa is proud to announce that in the past 3 years (2017-2019), just under R27-million has been invested in Athletics South Africa (ASA) Development initiatives. The initiatives speak to an aligned Development Strategy aimed at the Athletics' body's success at the Olympic Games.

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