30 Mar 2015

Minister Nathi Mthethwa is delighted to learn that comedian and TV personality, Trevor Noah will replace Jon Stewart on the popular 'Daily Show'.

25 Mar 2015

We have noted the protest that has been raging around the matter of the Cecil John Rhodes statue at the University of Cape Town. However, I am in a position to confirm that we have not yet received any formal application for the removal of any statue in any part of the country.

25 Mar 2015

I was deeply saddened to learn of the death of the popular multi-talented kwaito music artist, comedian, television and movie producer ‘Senyaka’ Kekana. I have been informed that he died following a short illness.

25 Mar 2015

We wish to acknowledge and celebrate the success of the inaugural conference of the Creative & Cultural Industries Federation of South Africa.

19 Mar 2015

It is with immense pride and elation that I congratulate Songeziwe Mahlangu for winning the coveted Etisalat Prize for Literature with his debut novel, Penumbra (Kwela; 2013). He was announced as the winner of this prestigious African prize in a ceremony held in Nigeria recently.

11 Mar 2015

Dept of Arts and Culture in partnership with Africa Centre is proud to host the annual Cape Town Infecting The City (ITC), Public Arts Festival.

10 Mar 2015

I was deeply saddened to learn of the violent death of the popular rap and hip-hop musical artist, Nkululeko Habedi, better known as “Flabba”. I have been informed that he was stabbed to death at his home in Alexandra Township.

27 Feb 2015

It was with deep shock and sadness that we learned of the passing on of multi-award winning Radio DJ and champion of traditional music, Saba “Zawu-Zawu” Mbixane.

25 Feb 2015

Members of the media are advised that the government delegation led by Minister Nathi Mthethwa responsible for the repatriation of the mortal remains of Mr Moses Kotane and Mr John Beaver Marks will return to South Africa on 2 Mar 2015.

17 Feb 2015

It was with deep sadness that we learned of the passing on of multi-skilled and talented cultural visionary, communicator, activist and entrepreneur, Dr Tembeka Nkamba-Van Wyk who died recently following a short illness.