20 Nov 2021

The Minister of Sport, Arts and Culture, Nathi Mthethwa, joins the rest of the nation in congratulating Mamelodi Sundowns Football Club for their ground-breaking victory of the maiden edition of the CAF Women’s Champions League Final.

16 Nov 2021

Earlier today we woke up to the pleasant news that South Africa will host the 50-over ODI Cricket World Cup in 2027. The event will be hosted jointly with Zimbabwe and Namibia, thus making it a truly Southern African masterpiece.

19 Jul 2021

“Our nation’s founding democratically elected President, Tata Madiba, is widely quoted stating that ‘I never lose. I either win or learn’” said Minister Nathi Mthethwa as he reflected on South Africa’s performance on the soccer pitch this past weekend.

16 Jul 2021

Minister Nathi Mthethwa is saddened by the passing of South Africa's legendary soul and mbaqanga artist, Pat Shange. The legendary singer who was also a fashionista of note rose to prominence in the 70’s and 80’s.

15 Jul 2021

Minister Nathi Mthethwa is saddened to learn about the passing of South Africa's legendary songwriter and musician, “Ntate” Tsepo Tshola.   Popularly nicknamed “the Village Pope”, Tsepo Tshola has been in the music industry for more than four decades and dominated local and international musical platforms throughout his life. 

“His melodical tunes from the Sankomota days to his solo compilations will linger forever in our minds. My word of special comfort goes out to his family, friends, loved ones and followers. No amount of words and comfort expressed during this time will be befitting for such a magnificent icon. Nor could it overcome the accompanying grief” said Minister Mthethwa upon receipt of the sad news.

15 Jul 2021

It is with a great sense of pride that I take this opportunity to wish Team South Africa well on your participation at the 2020 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games. The competition of the XXXII Olympiad is taking place in Japan later this month.

25 Jun 2021

This Saturday, 26 June 2021 sparks will fly as the 2021 Tour de France kicks off. This is an annual men's multiple-stage bicycle race primarily held in France.

23 Jun 2021

The Department of Sport, Arts and Culture has learnt with deep remorse of the passing of one of South Africa's revered choral music composers and conductors, Professor Mzilikazi Khumalo, who passed away on Tuesday 22 June at the age of 89.

21 Jun 2021

The Minister of Sport, Arts and Culture announces the appointment of the Steering Committee to drive and implement the development of the National Khoi and San Heritage Route approved by Cabinet on 3 June 2020.

20 Jun 2021

On the 23rd of February 2021 the Department of Sport, Arts and Culture gazetted twenty-three names that Minister Nathi Mthethwa had approved on geographical name changes in the Eastern Cape.

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