Media Releases 2020 - 2015

10 Aug 2020

It is with great sadness that we learn of the untimely passing of Bob Kgomotso Mabena at the age of 51. Mabena was a renowned television and radio icon.

07 Aug 2020

Following Minister Nathi Mthethwa’s congratulatory meeting last week, where he appointed Master KG and Nomcebo Zikode as the nations arts and culture Ambassadors to the world, the Minister officially handed over Cultural Diplomacy Ambassador certificates to both Master KG and Nomcebo at the DSAC offices in Pretoria on Friday afternoon.

07 Aug 2020

The Department has learned through media it might not have followed the correct procedure, or that the Department had favoured certain service providers over others during the tender processes of the subject matter. This is a malicious untruth and is rejected by the Department.

05 Aug 2020

THEME: Freedom and Inclusivity for All Humanity Cape Town - As South Africa tackles the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, Artscape Theatre has decided to proceed with the 14th edition of its popular Women’s Humanity Arts Festival, albeit as a series of live and pre-recorded online events taking place between 9 and 31 August.

05 Aug 2020

On an annual basis, the Department of Sport, Arts and Culture releases the Eminent Persons Group (EPG) Report. The report for the 2018/2019 year was submitted to the Minister by the EPG, who appraised him on their findings and thereafter, the report was published in June 2020.

03 Aug 2020

We have gathered here this afternoon on the 3rd day of the month of August. The month of August is observed in the South African Government calendar as the period where the country commemorates Women’s day and Women’s month.

29 Jul 2020

The South African arts sector has suffered yet another loss with the passing of veteran actress, Candy Moloi. Mme Candy is most notably known for her portrayal of the beloved character Vho-Makhadzi on SABC2’s Muvhango, for which she won the 2009 SAFTA Golden Horn Award for Best Supporting Actress in a TV Soapie.

24 Jul 2020

The Minister of Sport, Arts and Culture, Nathi Mthethwa, held a virtual meeting yesterday with a cross-section of former players and women in sport, representing various codes

22 Jul 2020

This morning we woke up to the news of the passing of one of our legends and the only remaining Rivonia trialist, Andrew Mlangeni.

21 Jul 2020

The Department of Sport, Arts and Culture learned with shock of the passing of one of the most respected South African rugby commentators, Kaunda Ntunja, who passed away yesterday morning.