News and Speeches for Ministry of Cultural Affairs and Sport | Western Cape Government

News and Speeches for Ministry of Cultural Affairs and Sport

R1.3m boost for netball in Central Karoo and Eden districts

23 June 2021

Wrapping up the ceremonial cheque handovers to districts across the province in support of developing the code of netball through the 2023 Netball World Cup Legacy Programme, Minister Marais presented R300 000 and R1 005 00 Read More

Minister Marais mourns the loss of stage and screen icon Shaleen Surtie-Richards

7 June 2021

It is with great sadness that we heard the news of the passing of one of our country’s biggest names in the acting industry: the legendary Shaleen Surtie-Richards. Read More

Minister Marais attends training camp showcasing youth talent and leadership

7 June 2021

Launching Youth Month activities for the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS), Minister Marias attended the last of seven 3-day training workshops for 550 youth on the Read More

DCAS to submit reviewed Western Cape initiation risk adjusted plan

1 June 2021

On 24 March 2021, while under Alert Level 1, the Cabinet of the Western Cape had taken the decision to lift the suspension on initiation practices in the province as from 1 June 2021, subject to: Read More

Minister Marais to join Adidas Run For The Oceans campaign against plastic waste

28 May 2021

Tomorrow, 29 May 2021, in a bid to end plastic waste, Minister Anroux Marais will join adidas for a 5km walk as part the global sustainability campaign: Run For The Oceans. Read More

Minister Marais empowers West Coast with R2.1m netball facility funding

26 May 2021

As we prepare to host the 2023 Netball World Cup in the Western Cape, the first on African soil, Minister Anroux Marais officially presented ceremonial cheques to West Coast municipalities to upgrade netball facilities in Read More

Elim to be empowered with a new library

21 May 2021

On Monday, 24 May 2021, together with Mayor Paul Swart and the Cape Agulhas Municipality, Minister Anroux Marais will officially open a new library in Elim. Read More

Public libraries available to assist with vaccination registration

20 May 2021

Minister Anoux Marais is happy to announce that public libraries in the Western Cape are actively assisting residents 60 years and older with vaccination registration.   Read More

Minister Marais commemorates International Museum Day in Ceres

17 May 2021

As we commemorate International Museum Day tomorrow, 18 May 2021, Minister Anroux Marais donated books from her personal collection to the Togryers Museum in Ceres this afternoon. Read More

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

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