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
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).
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.
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.
Minister Nathi Mthethwa, on 26 October, received a formal report confirming the resignation of the entire board of Cricket South Africa (CSA).
Following a series of meetings with CSA and most recently a meeting on 12 October, Minister Nathi Mthethwa has sent a letter to its Acting President, Mr Beresford Williams.
This National Recreation Day event today comes at a time when as a country, we are grappling with issues of femicide, rape, gender-based violence and xenophobia and the Global pandemic of COVID-19.
The Department of Sport, Arts and Culture has learned of the passing of Playwright, Author and Living Legend, Reverend Mzwandile Maqina, who contributed immensely to South Africa’s arts and cultural landscape.
Recently crowned Absa Premiership Champions, Mamelodi Sundowns, affectionately referred to as “Masandawana”, took another giant step towards proving they are the Powerhouse of South African Football after defeating Bloemfontein Celtic 1-0 in their Nedbank Cup final held at Orlando Stadium in Soweto on Saturday, 12 September 2020.
The recent decision of the Swiss Federal Court to uphold a decision of the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) regarding the IAAF (World Athletics) Regulations on Female Athletes with Differences of Sexual Development (DSD) is very unfortunate and offensive to the fundamental human rights of female athletes classified hyperandrogenic.