It has been exactly two weeks since our last engagement on the 3rd of August 2020, where we assured the nation that we will provide continuous updates on our relief plans for the sector.
It is with great sadness that we learn of the untimely passing of Bob Kgomotso Mabena at the age of 51. Mabena was a renowned television and radio icon.
Following Minister Nathi Mthethwa’s congratulatory meeting last week, where he appointed Master KG and Nomcebo Zikode as the nations arts and culture Ambassadors to the world, the Minister officially handed over Cultural Diplomacy Ambassador certificates to both Master KG and Nomcebo at the DSAC offices in Pretoria on Friday afternoon.
On an annual basis, the Department of Sport, Arts and Culture releases the Eminent Persons Group (EPG) Report. The report for the 2018/2019 year was submitted to the Minister by the EPG, who appraised him on their findings and thereafter, the report was published in June 2020.
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.