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

News and Speeches for Ministry of Cultural Affairs and Sport

Statement by Minister Anroux Marais: Sport should not penalise youth with quotas

30 June 2023

It is with great disappointment that I heard about the demotion of the Western Province u/16 team at the recent Grant Khomo week rugby tournament due to not meeting the quota targets through injury to some of their players.   Read More

Minister Marais to start Netball World Cup trophy tour on Monday

29 June 2023

On Monday, 3 July 2023, the Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais, will be receiving the Netball World Cup trophy from the Eastern Cape Government and embarking on a tour across the Western Cape so that communities will... Read More

YearBeyond employer breakfast drives inspiration for youth opportunities

28 June 2023

On Wednesday, 28 June 2023, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport’s (DCAS) YearBeyond Programme, in partnership with the UCT Graduate School of Business, successfully hosted an Employer Breakfast focused on fostering mea Read More

Western Cape gets ready for Netball World Cup Trophy tour

22 June 2023

We are excitedly counting down the days to the start of the Netball World Cup 2023. Cape Town is the sole host for all matches of this tournament, which will take place on African soil for the first time. Read More

WCG working with stakeholders to keep initiates safe this winter

14 June 2023

The 2023 Winter Initiation Season officially started on 1 June 2023 and ends on 31 July 2023. The Western Cape Government (WCG) together with initiation forums and community leaders has worked hard to ensure the safety of initiates during this time. Read More

Western Cape Government working to support youth through engagements

13 June 2023

South Africa celebrates Youth Day on 16 June every year. While this is generally a day of upliftment for young people, the Western Cape Government has seen that there are high levels of disillusionment amongst the youth due to challenges such as... Read More

Media Statement: South African athletes make country proud

11 June 2023

It has been an exciting weekend for South African (SA) sport, as we have seen local athletes reaching exciting new heights in their various disciplines.   Read More

Cape Town counts down 50 days to Netball World Cup 2023

8 June 2023

Friday, 9 June 2023 marks 50 days to go until the first whistle is blown at the Netball World Cup 2023. Read More

AI impact considered as Archives Awareness Week 2023 is launched

2 June 2023

The Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport launched the 2023 Archives Awareness Week on Friday, 2 June 2023. Read More