Media Releases 2021 - 2020

13 Dec 2020

Congratulations are in order for Ezimnyama ngenkani, ezikamagebhula, Orlando Pirates who last night ended their six-year trophy drought by winning the season opener competition, the MTN 8.

13 Dec 2020

Today, we woke up to the news of the untimely passing of Mamelodi Sundowns Defender and Bafana Bafana Centre-back, Modjeka Madisha, who lost his life in a car accident earlier this morning.

24 Nov 2020

The Department of Sport, Arts and Culture has learned with shock of the untimely passing of former Mamelodi Sundowns footballer and Amazulu Football club defender, Mr Anele Ngcongca

19 Nov 2020

The Department has learned with great sadness and sorrow that Nomasonto “Mshoza” Maswanganyi is no more. Her death was confirmed by her manager Thandoxulo Jindela and reported that, she passed away in the early hours of the morning, 19 November 2020 after a long illness.

16 Nov 2020

It is with sadness, shock and a heavy heart that we heard of the passing of popular Umhlobo Wenene fm Sports Presenter, Sithembiso Ngqezana, popularly known as STHERA who succumbed to Covid-19.

13 Nov 2020

Today, I sent a letter to the Acting President of Cricket South Africa (CSA), Mr Rihan Richards. I copied the Chairperson of the Interim Board as well as the Acting CEO of CSA and the International Cricket Council (ICC).

08 Nov 2020

We are exceptionally proud of Master KG, who took home top honours’ to win the coveted Best African Act Award at the MTV EMA’s. The star-studded 2020 MTV EMAs premiered on MTV & MTV Base tonight.

06 Nov 2020

The Minister of Sport, Arts and Culture joins the rugby fraternity in mourning the passing of former SA Rugby President Mr Silas Nkanunu, who made history when he succeeded the late Louis Luyt as the organisation’s leader in the late 1990’s. He was the first black President of the South African Rugby Union (SARU). Mr Nkanunu was a Human Rights Lawyer who also served as Chairman of Sanzaar and briefly, Vice-Chairman of the International Rugby Board (IRB), now World Rugby.

02 Nov 2020

The impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on lives and livelihoods has been both far reaching and devastating beyond what could have been imagined. It is this recognition that prompted the continuation of work towards coming up with various measures and interventions to mitigate this negative impact.

30 Oct 2020

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on our lives and livelihoods has been both far reaching and devastating beyond what we could have imagined. It is this recognition that has prompted government to continue working on ways and interventions to mitigate the negative impact on the sectors.