Minister Speeches 2021 - 2020

11 Jul 2021

On behalf of my Department of Sport, Arts and Culture South Africa (DSAC), I would like to take this opportunity to express my sincere heartfelt condolences to the Ledwaba family, Boxing Fraternity, and Lehlogonolo friends at large.   

31 May 2021

We have gathered here today at Mandela Bay Theatre Complex to re-affirm the work that the likes of Athol Fugard, Nomhle Nkonyeni, Dr Winston Ntshona, Dr John Kani, Feya Faku and many others that creativity rests amongst the people not colour.

24 May 2021

I extend my warmest greetings to all of you present. It gives me great pleasure to be with you today, to celebrate the centenary of the Bulhoek Massacre. This does not mark a happy occasion, but a reminder of where we come from as people.

13 May 2021

I extend my warmest greetings to all of you present on various digital platforms. I am delighted to appear before Parliament in order to present my budget vote and to also interact with you Honourable Members.

29 Apr 2021

This year marks the 150 years of the birth of two great South Africans, zealots of our freedom, Mama Charlotte Manye-Maxeke and John Langalibalele “Mafukuzela” Dube, the founding President General of the African National Congress.

27 Apr 2021

My core Programme Director: MEC Mahasa
His Excellency the President of the Republic; MC Ramaphosa.
Hon. S Ntombela, Premier of the Province.
Cllr L Masoetsa, Acting Mayor of Mangaung.
Ministers and Deputy Ministers present
Members of the Executive Council present
Councillors present.
Distinguished guests
Members of the Media
Ladies and Gentlemen

Good morning fellow South Africans, today I have been assigned an easy task, the task to introduce the President of the Democratic Republic.

06 Apr 2021

Programme Director:
Ms Nocawe Mafu: Deputy Minister of Sport, Arts and Culture
Board Members-Elect: Netball World Cup 2023
Members of the Media
Ladies and Gentleman

It gives me great pleasure to welcome you to this public announcement and introduction of the NWC2023 Board.

As you may know, Netball South Africa, around June 2018, in their desire to grow the sport, in the country, as well as acknowledge the quality of their players, decided to bid to host the 2023 Netball World Cup.

05 Mar 2021

Fellow compatriots, today we are launching our Human Rights Month 2021 under the Theme: The Year of Charlotte Maxeke: Promoting Human Rights in The Age of COVID-19.

10 Dec 2020

Fellow South Africans and the sporting fraternity across the globe, I extend my warmest greetings to all of you. This is not a joyful moment.

It is not a joyful occasion because the icy hand of death has once again visited our beloved Anele Ngcongco. A gentle giant of sport. A person who has been described by his peers as full of love, warmth and life.

09 Dec 2020

I stand before you at a time when we are grieving the loss of a giant, Dawn Linberg, who passed away on Monday evening at the age of 75. Ms Lindberg was the founder of the Naledi Theatre Awards and formerly Chairperson of Theatre Management South Africa (TMSA), a pioneer and a game-changer.