13 Jan 2019

Members of the press are hereby advised that the Minister of Arts and Culture Nathi Mthethwa has instructed his attorneys to immediately initiate legal action against Mr Eugene Mthethwa for remarks made against the Minister at the memorial service of the late Mr Dan Tshanda this past Friday and repeated to a Sunday News publication that was published this Sunday.

06 Jan 2019

Minister Nathi Mthethwa is deeply saddened by the news of the passing of the legendary, venerable icon and music maestro of note- Mr Dan Tshanda. Mr Tshanda died aged 54, of reported heart failure on Saturday.

01 Jan 2019

“Everybody's favourite Jazz Music Radio Show Presenter”- popularly known as "Mesh Talk", Jazz Presenter and Radio Legend, Mr Mesh Mapetla- has died.

08 Nov 2018

Minister Nathi Mthethwa wishes to advise members of the press that he has been learnt with great dismay and extreme disappointment of news reports of Mr Thando Mahlangu’s deplorable and humiliating treatment at the hands of staff and station management of Gautrain who prevented him from the boarding the train because he was wearing traditional Ndebele attire.

05 Oct 2018

The changing of the name of Grahamstown to Makhanda has once more raised questions on the purpose of this crucial exercise. Minister Nathi Mthethwa wishes to advise members of the press and South Africans as a whole, that the final determination made on Tuesday 2 October (i.e. the new name “Makhanda”) is only but one example of the Department of Arts and Culture’s (DAC) progress in its mandate and commitment to deepen the transformation of the heritage landscape.

02 Oct 2018

Minister Nathi Mthethwa wishes to advise members of the press that he has made a final determination concerning the gazetted name change of Grahamstown to Makhanda.

28 Aug 2018

Minister Nathi Mthethwa invites members of the media to the official launch of Heritage Month on Saturday, 01 September 2018 at the Nelson Mandela Capture Site, Howick in KwaZulu-Natal

15 Aug 2018

"MAMA SOBUKWE IS NO MORE…” - These are the news that South Africa woke up to on Wednesday morning. Mama Sobukwe that was awarded the National Order of Luthuli in Silver this year for... “her tenacious fight for freedom and her steadfast support of incarcerated freedom fighters. She challenged the injustices meted out against the majority of South Africans” ...?

07 Aug 2018

Minister Nathi Mthethwa wishes to advise members of the press that he has received just over 300 letters objecting to the gazetted name change of “Grahamstown” to “Makhanda”. The town falls under the “Makana Municipality” that is located in the Eastern Cape Province.

02 Aug 2018

With great sadness, Minister Nathi Mthethwa has learnt of the passing away of Dr Winston Ntshona at the age of 76 on Thursday morning. Although he was a slight man in terms of his build, Dr Ntshona’s death reverberates like a giant has fallen.

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