Media Releases 2014 - 2010

15 Aug 2014

On Tuesday, 19 August 2014, the remains of the renowned journalist, Nathaniel Ndazana “Nat” Nakasa, will land at King Shaka International Airport for them to be laid to rest in his home-soil after 50 years in exile.

14 Aug 2014

It is a great honour and privilege for me to be here this morning, to brief you about our programme of activities as we are working towards the reburial of Nat Nakasa’s mortal remains.

12 Aug 2014

Minister Mthethwa will lead a delegation to the United States of America on Tuesday 12 August 2014 to bring back the remains of Nat Nakasa for burial on home soil.

05 Aug 2014

Minister of Arts and Culture, Mr Nathi Mthethwa today pledged to institute disciplinary measures against officials if found guilty of irregular and wasteful expenditure between April 2009 and now.

05 Aug 2014

Minister of Arts and Culture, Mr Nathi Mthethwa announced today that he will seek more information for clarity on the construction of a cultural facility at Enyokeni Palace in Nongoma in KwaZulu Natal.

22 Jul 2014

Today, the Deputy Minister of Arts and Culture, Ms Rejoice Mabudafhasi led Mandela Month activities at Zamimpilo Special School in Ceza Village, Ulundi Local Municipality, KwaZulu Natal.

14 Jul 2014

It was with sadness that we learnt of the passing on of South African literary giant and Nobel Laureate for Literature, Nadine Gordimer.

10 Jul 2014

The government calls on all South Africans to spend 67 minutes of their time serving the community and contributing towards building a better society.

04 Jul 2014
Paris - Deputy President Ramaphosa supported by Minister Mthethwa and Deputy Minister Mfeketo will undertake a working visit to the Republic of France.
02 Jul 2014
The Department of Arts and Culture (DAC) has learnt of the passing of a great South African Jazz Legend and a Son of the Soil, Josh Sello Makhene. He left South Africa as part of Todd Matshikiza’s highly successful King Kong Musical in 1960-61.