Media Releases 2020 - 2015

31 Dec 2020

Minister Nathi Mthethwa and the Department of Sport, Arts and Culture expresses deep sympathy to the family, friends and fans of Xoli Nosenga, who succumbed to COVID-19 on 26 December 2020, Boxing Day.

23 Dec 2020

It is with a deep sense of sadness to learn about the sudden passing of Stanley Henkeman, who has been at the helm of the Institute for Justice & Reconciliation (IJR), a globally renowned social justice research outfit and think tank based in Cape Town.

19 Dec 2020

The Department of Sport, Arts and Culture, together with the Provincial Government of Gauteng, represented by the office of the Premier and the Provincial Department of Arts, Culture and Recreation, on 18 December, met with the appointed liquidators, Tugendhaft Wapnick Banchetti & Partners.

13 Dec 2020

Congratulations are in order for Ezimnyama ngenkani, ezikamagebhula, Orlando Pirates who last night ended their six-year trophy drought by winning the season opener competition, the MTN 8.

13 Dec 2020

Today, we woke up to the news of the untimely passing of Mamelodi Sundowns Defender and Bafana Bafana Centre-back, Modjeka Madisha, who lost his life in a car accident earlier this morning.

24 Nov 2020

The Department of Sport, Arts and Culture has learned with shock of the untimely passing of former Mamelodi Sundowns footballer and Amazulu Football club defender, Mr Anele Ngcongca

19 Nov 2020

The Department has learned with great sadness and sorrow that Nomasonto “Mshoza” Maswanganyi is no more. Her death was confirmed by her manager Thandoxulo Jindela and reported that, she passed away in the early hours of the morning, 19 November 2020 after a long illness.

16 Nov 2020

It is with sadness, shock and a heavy heart that we heard of the passing of popular Umhlobo Wenene fm Sports Presenter, Sithembiso Ngqezana, popularly known as STHERA who succumbed to Covid-19.

13 Nov 2020

Today, I sent a letter to the Acting President of Cricket South Africa (CSA), Mr Rihan Richards. I copied the Chairperson of the Interim Board as well as the Acting CEO of CSA and the International Cricket Council (ICC).

08 Nov 2020

We are exceptionally proud of Master KG, who took home top honours’ to win the coveted Best African Act Award at the MTV EMA’s. The star-studded 2020 MTV EMAs premiered on MTV & MTV Base tonight.