Media Releases 2020 - 2015
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.
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.
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
This morning we woke up to the news of the passing of one of our legends and the only remaining Rivonia trialist, Andrew Mlangeni.
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.
We are devastated to learn of the passing of a member of the Living Legends legacy Programme (LLLP), colossal industry veteran and Casting Director, Moonyeenn Lee, who left us yesterday, 18 July, on Nelson Mandela’s birthday.
The Department of Sport, Arts and Culture has learned with sadness of the passing away of one of a stalwart and legend in the performing Arts industry (Ms Mary Twala) who passed on at the age of 80 years.
Minister Nathi Mthethwa has signed and approved the re-opening of cinemas, theatres, museums, libraries, galleries and archives, in compliance with measures to prevent and combat the spread of COVID-19 as per 27 (2) of the Disaster Management Act 2002 (Act no. 57 of 2002)
The trustees of LLLP (“the trustees”) received the news of the passing of Ms. Twala with sadness. This is indeed a great loss to the arts and culture industry as a whole particularly the television and theatre mediums.
The trustees of LLLP (“the trustees”) received the news of the passing of Mr. Msomi with sadness. This is indeed a loss to Arts more particularly to playwright and theatre productions.