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News and Speeches for Ministry of Cultural Affairs and Sport

Minister Marais to launch WC Netball Championship in Langebaan

29 April 2021

Tomorrow, 30 April 2021, Minister Anroux Marais will officially launch the 2021 Western Cape Netball Championship, hosted by the West Coast Netball Union, in Langebaan, Saldanha Bay Municipality from 30 April until 2 May 20 Read More

Minister Marais mourns the passing of Nadia Goetham

28 April 2021

The Western Cape publishing community has been shocked and saddened at the loss of Nadia Goetham, who passed away over the weekend. Read More

Minister Marais congratulates 'My Octopus Teacher' on Oscar win

26 April 2021

With great excitement, Minister Anroux Marais congratulates Pippa Ehrlich, James Reed and Craig Foster for bringing home the Oscar for the Best Documentary at the 93rd Academy Awards held in Los Angeles last night.  Read More

Sport funding handovers concluded in Overberg

23 April 2021

On Thursday, 22 April 2021, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport hosted the last of six ceremonial cheque handovers, where funding is handed over to sporting federations across the province. Read More

R12.9m boost for 145 affiliated sport federations across the province

23 April 2021

Yesterday, 22 April 2021, Minister Anroux Marais visited Caledon as part of the final leg of six ceremonial cheque handovers in which a total of approximately R12.9 million in support was provided to 145 affiliated sport Read More

Minister Marais to open new mini-library for the blind in Riversdale

21 April 2021

Tomorrow, 22 April 2021, together with the Executive Mayor, Cllr Grant Riddles and the Hessequa Municipality, Minister Anroux Marais will officially open a new mini-library for the blind at the Riversdale Public Library. Read More

Eden sport federations welcome handover of funding and equipment

20 April 2021

On Monday, 19 April 2021, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport hosted the fifth of six ceremonial cheque handovers, where funding is handed over to sporting federations across the province. Read More

Central Karoo sport federations bolstered through annual funding

16 April 2021

On Thursday, 15 April 2021, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport hosted the fourth of six ceremonial cheque handovers, where funding is handed over to sporting federations across the province. Read More

Minister Marais welcomes Social Cohesion Advocates

15 April 2021

On Tuesday, 13 April 2021the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport hosted a meeting to introduce the Social Cohesion Advocates (SCAs) that were appointed by the Department of Sport, Arts and Culture. Read More

Metro sport federations urged to safely continue work with funding boost

15 April 2021

On Wednesday, 14 April 2021, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport hosted the third of six ceremonial cheque handovers, where funding is handed over to sporting federations across the province. Read More

West Coast sport federations receive support to continue their activities

14 April 2021

On Tuesday, 13 April 2021, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport hosted the second of six ceremonial cheque handovers, where funding is handed over to sporting federations across the province. Read More

Cape Winelands sport federations boosted by funding handover

13 April 2021

On Monday, 12 April 2021, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport embarked on the first of six ceremonial cheque handovers, where funding is handed over to sporting federations across the province. Read More

Minister Marais to present R12.9m financial support to sport federations

12 April 2021

Today, 12 April 2021, will be the first of six ceremonial cheque handovers in which Minister Anroux Marais will present a total of approximately R12.9 million in support of 145 affiliated sport federations across the prov Read More

Statement by minister Marais: We mourn the loss of a leading light for isiXhosa

8 April 2021

The passing of Professor Sizwe Satyo last week has left a void in the sphere of Language development in our province.  Read More

Minister Marais tables R897.5 million budget for Cultural Affairs and Sport

31 March 2021

Yesterday, 30 March 2021, Minister Anroux Marais tabled the 2021/22 budget appropriation of R897 510 000 for the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport Read More

Minister Marais' 2021/22 Financial Year Budget Speech

30 March 2021

Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais 2021/22 Financial Year Budget Speech  30 March 2021 Read More

Western Cape cabinet gives conditional go ahead for initiation practice

29 March 2021

The Cabinet of the Western Cape has in its meeting on the 24th March 2021 taken a decision to lift the suspension on initiation practice in the Western Cape as from 1 June 2021, subject to the following: The status of the COVID-19 pandemic and  Read More

Provincial Sporting Achievers Honoured at Sport Awards

24 March 2021

On Tuesday, 23 March the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) hosted a smaller version of its Annual Sport Awards. Read More

Minister Marais visits initiation Covid-19 safety training session

23 March 2021

On Saturday, 20 March 2021, Minister Anroux Marais visited the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport’s Initiation Programme Training Session, as the Western Cape Government proactively prepares for the sacred practice of Read More

Minister Marais to visit initiation training session

19 March 2021

As initiation practices in the province was suspended in 2020 to save lives and empower cultural practitioners through COVID-19 training, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) hosted consultation sessions with traditional leaders and... Read More

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