06 Jan 2021

The Department of Sport, Arts and Culture pays tribute to Iconic Setswana contemporary musician, Ntate Kori Moraba who released the classic wedding song "Tswang Tswang Tswang" 50 years ago. Mr Kori Moraba's passing marks the end of an era which created timeless memories that we will forever cherish.

Ntate Moraba was a versatile musician, he broke into the music industry in the late 60s and got his big break in the 70s when he joined the band, The Minerals as a lead singer.

His song "Tswang-tswang-tswang", remains a song of choice at many weddings. He has indeed left an ineradicable mark in the music industry.

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.

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

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

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.

06 Nov 2020

The Minister of Sport, Arts and Culture joins the rugby fraternity in mourning the passing of former SA Rugby President Mr Silas Nkanunu, who made history when he succeeded the late Louis Luyt as the organisation’s leader in the late 1990’s. He was the first black President of the South African Rugby Union (SARU). Mr Nkanunu was a Human Rights Lawyer who also served as Chairman of Sanzaar and briefly, Vice-Chairman of the International Rugby Board (IRB), now World Rugby.

28 Oct 2020

Minister Nathi Mthethwa, on 26 October, received a formal report confirming the resignation of the entire board of Cricket South Africa (CSA).

14 Oct 2020

Following a series of meetings with CSA and most recently a meeting on 12 October, Minister Nathi Mthethwa has sent a letter to its Acting President, Mr Beresford Williams.