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.
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.
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.
Minister Nathi Mthethwa has noted the excitement of South African football followers regarding tonight’s semi-final first leg match featuring Kaizer Chiefs against Wydad Casablanca in the CAF Champions League competition.
The Minister of Sport, Arts and Culture, Nathi Mthethwa, on the 9th of March 2021 appointed the Ministerial Advisory Team (MAT) with the objective and mandate of advising the Minister on how to deal with the plight and challenges faced by creatives during COVID-19 Pandemic period.
The MAT appointment came at a time when the nation is under enormous strain due to COVID-19 and evidently the creative and cultural industries, in their various forms, are amongst those bearing the brunt.
Over and above the relief measures introduced by the Department of Sport, Arts and Culture and the Minister, the MAT other objective was to offer perpetual advice to the Minister on finding amicable solutions regarding challenges within the sector whilst working close with the sector. The MAT has been divided into (5) work streams which to date have recorded the following progress:
Last night, Minister Nathi Mthethwa hosted a meeting with representatives of the Interim Board (IB) and the Members Council (MC) to get a final update on arrangements for this Saturday’s Cricket SA Annual General Meeting (AGM).
The Department of Sport, Arts and Culture has learnt with sadness of the untimely passing of one of South Africa’s most extraordinary thespians, Shaleen Surtie-Richards, who passed away on Monday 7 June, at age 66.
It is with great sadness that the Department of Sport, Arts and Culture has learnt of the untimely passing of Emmanuel ‘Mjokes’ Matsane, who passed away in a car accident on Sunday morning 23 May 2021, after a performance in Soweto.
Minister Nathi Mthethwa Congratulates TTM for winning the Nedbank Cup after they beat Chippa United 1- 0 in the final yesterday.
Following several attempts to get CSA’s Interim Board (IB) and Members Council (MC) to agree on the contents of a revised Memorandum of Incorporation (MOI) as part of the Nicholson Report on the governance of the sport, Minister Nathi Mthethwa, yesterday, signaled his decision, by way of a notice in the Government Gazette, to invoke s13(5)(i) and (ii) of the National Sport and Recreation Act,2007(Act No. 18 of 2007).