Media Advisories 2020 - 2015
Each year, in December, South Africa marks Reconciliation Month Commemoration to advance amongst many reason the promotion of Nation Building and Social Cohesion. Government through the Department of Sport, Arts and Culture (DSAC) and Presidency will commemorate virtually the National Reconciliation day on, Wednesday 16 December 2020.
The 2020 virtual Reconciliation day will be commemorated under the theme: “Unite against racism and Gender Based Violence and other intolerances”
The Department of Sport, Arts and Culture will on Monday, 14 December 2020 host a National Reconciliation Month Dialogue on racism and Gender Based Violence & Femicide (GBVF), Social Cohesion and Nation Building at the ArtsCape Theatre in Cape Town, Western Cape.
The KwaZulu-Natal Premier, Mr. Sihle Zikalala together with the provincial MEC for Arts and Culture, Ms. Hlengiwe Mavimbela will on Thursday, 10 December 2020 lead the 24th Commemoration of the signing of the Constitution, “Tracing the footsteps of Tata Nelson Mandela”, in KwaZulu-Natal.
The Sport, Arts and Culture Minister, Mr. Nathi Mthethwa invites members of the media to the launch of Reconciliation Month on Wednesday, 02 December 2020 at Joseph Stone Auditorium in Athlone, Cape Town, Western Cape.
The 2020 Reconciliation Month will be launched under the theme, “United against racism and Gender Based Violence and other intolerances”.
Members of the Media are hereby invited to attend a Press Conference to be addressed by Minister of Sport, Arts and Culture, Hon Nathi Mthethwa and SAFA President, Dr Danny Jordaan at SAFA House at 11h00 on Monday, 9 November 2020 regarding the candidacy of Dr Patrice Motsepe for CAF Presidency.
All Media are encouraged to attend Monday’s significant Press Conference.
Details of the Press Conference are as follows:
DATE: Monday, 9 November 2020
TIME: 11h00 sharp
VENUE: SAFA House
As part of an awareness campaign, the Sport, Arts and Culture Deputy Minister, Ms Nocawe Mafu will on Sunday, 08 November 2020 down in KZN (Umfolozi Local Municipality) lead an awareness march and a Dialogue on Gender Based Violence & Femicide (GBV&F)
The Deputy Minister will be joined by the Member of Executive Council (MEC) for KwaZulu Natal Provincial Department of Sport, Arts, Culture and Recreation, Ms Hlengiwe Mavimbela and the Umfolozi Local Municipality Mayor, Cllr. Smangaliso Mgenge.
Minister for Sport, Arts and Culture, Mr. Nathi Mthethwa will deliver a keynote address during a public participation and sporting kits handover organised by the Office of the Speaker at the O.R.Tambo District Municipality on Friday, 06 November 2020 at Lutuka Senior Secondary School, in Tsolo, Eastern Cape.
Shudufhadzo Musida is our South African Queen who on Saturday 24 October 2020, was crowned Miss South Africa 2020, taking over the reins from Zozibini Tunzi.
The National beauty pageant was hosted in Cape Town and televised virtually where Shudufhadzo, who hails from Limpopo, was then crowned. As she will be in transit going back to her Province (Limpopo) via OR Tambo International Airport, the Minister of Sport, Arts and Culture Mr Nathi Mthethwa, invites members of the media to join him when he will be officially congratulating Shudufhadzo on her achievement.
The Minister of Sport, Arts and Culture, Nathi Mthethwa will announce the Interim Board of Cricket South Africa during a press conference to be held on Friday, 30 October 2020. The Interim Board is a product of a consultative process involving the Department, the Members Council and the SA Cricketers Association.
According to Minister Mthethwa, the Board that will report to the Members Council, is a necessary transitional step to expeditiously nurse Cricket back to its pride of place both locally and internationally.”
The details of the media briefing are as follows:
The National Department of Sport, Arts and Culture (DSAC) in partnership with Gauteng Provincial Department of Sport, Arts, Culture and Recreation, Sport For Social Change Network, City of Tshwane and City of Joburg will this coming weekend Friday, 2 and Sunday 4 October, 2020 host two downscaled #IChoose2BActive national events commencing with National Recreation Day (NRD), ending up with National Big Walk.