Minister Nathi Mthethwa is proud to announce that in the past 3 years (2017-2019), just under R27-million has been invested in Athletics South Africa (ASA) Development initiatives. The initiatives speak to an aligned Development Strategy aimed at the Athletics' body's success at the Olympic Games.
The Cultural and Creative Industries Federation of South Africa, following its successful elective conference last weekend, will be receiving support from the Department of Sport, Arts and Culture to ensure its success in the next five years.
Having heard both the PSL and Multichoice on Tuesday, Minister Mthethwa is pleased to announce that in 48 hours, all affected parties will once again meet and what will culminate from that discussion will be an announcement that will constitute a breakthrough in the current impasse.
Joint Press Statement: Ministers Nathi Mthethwa and Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams meet the public broadcaster in ongoing stakeholder engagements over current PSL games not being broadcast on SABC platforms
Minister Stella Ndabeni- Abrahams together with Minister Nathi Mthethwa have on Tuesday convened a meeting with leadership of the SABC comprising members of the Executive as well as members the Board.
Department of Sports, Arts and Culture would like to place on record that it is extremely disappointed and deems worthless and beneath consideration on the basis of it being devoid of truth and facts the disparaging article published by City Press on the 14th of July 2019.
Minister Nathi Mthethwa would like to congratulate the Ndlovu Youth Choir's stunning performance on the stage of the television show America's Got Talent. These youngsters after their exhilarating performance, got 4 yesses from the judges, including the famous Simon Cowell.
“Let me take this opportunity and welcome back our team Banyana Banyana from the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup currently taking place in France, which was a historic achievement in itself.
We are proud of your gallant performance while representing our country on the world stage, hoisting our flag high. Your artistic and skilful display showed the world what you are capable of. Your sense of pride was evident in how you carried yourself on and off the field as the sporting ambassadors of our country.
The time I spent with you in France, in Le Havre, watching your first game against Spain, was such a proud moment, and your performance was nothing short
of breath-taking. You have made your name on the world stage, you have made your dreams come true, you have represented our country with pride and the African continent at large. We salute and congratulate you.
Due to urgent events, the Ministry regrets that the Media Briefing that was scheduled for 10h30 on Tuesday, 11 June 2019 at the Government Communication Information Systems (GCIS) has to be postponed to a later time, we will make further announcement later.
The Minister of Arts and Culture, Mr Nathi Mthethwa will undertake a courtesy visit to the Sarah Bartmann Centre of Remembrance construction site in Hanky, Eastern Cape on Friday 26 April 2019.