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News and Speeches for Ministry of Cultural Affairs and Sport

World Anti-Doping African Regional Office Launched

16 August 2005

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) was officially inaugurated in its African regional office in Cape Town on Tuesday, August 16 2005. Read More

Welcome to Department of Cultural Affairs & Sport Website

26 July 2005   Read More

Western Cape Sports Academy for the Disabled on the Cards

14 July 2005

In a first for South Africa, the Western Cape MEC for Cultural Affairs and Sport, Chris Stali will on Monday 18 July 2005 sign a Memorandum of Agreement with the University of Stellenbosch on campus marking the establishment of a sports institute... Read More

Postponement of Signing of Memorandum of Agreement with Stellebosch University

14 July 2005

Please be informed that due to a technicality the ceremony planned for Monday, 18 July 2005 at the Universiy of Stellenbosch has now been cancelled. The event will take place at a later date (still to be decided) and the media will be advised of the... Read More

Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport Launched Literature Exhibition in Khayelitsha

13 June 2005

Approximately 500 teachers, learners, writers and publishers from across the Metropole braved the wet weather to attend the literature exhibition, which forms part of the IsiXhosa Awareness Week at O.R Tambo hall. Read More

Western Cape Youth Day Celebrations

1 June 2005

The Western Cape Provincial Government and the City of Cape Town have joined forces in organizing Youth Day Celebrations for June 16 at the Bellville Velodrome. Read More

Media Alert: Western Cape Government to Hold Freedom Day Celebrations at George, in the Southern Cape

24 April 2005

The Western Cape government has selected the town of George in the Southern Cape for provincial Freedom Day celebrations. This colourful and yet dignified event fitting for the day will take place at Rosemoore stadium in George on Wednesday, 27... Read More

Call for Comment: Draft Cultural Policy

13 March 2005

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport is currently busy with a cultural transformation process. One of the main objectives is to develop a cultural policy. Read More

Media Invitation to Provincial Sports Awards

6 March 2005

The Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport will be hosting its annual Provincial Sport Awards on the 12 March 2005 at the Poduim Hall, Cape Town Civic Center. Read More

Western Cape Launched Language Policy

21 February 2005

The Premier of the Western Cape, Ibrahim Rasool and the MEC for Cultural Affairs, Sport and REcreation, Chris Stali launched the Western Cape Language Policy last night, giving official recognition to all three languages of the province, English,... Read More

Draft Cultural Policy: Workshops in the Rural Areas

21 February 2005

This process sets outs to review existing policies on Arts, Culture and Heritage presently being utilized by the Provincial Government of the Western Cape, Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport. Read More

Media Alert: MEC to Launch Western Cape Language Policy

14 February 2005

MEC for Cultural Affairs, Sport and Recreation Launches the Western Cape Language Policy, on 21 February 2005 Read More

Siyadlala Mass Sport Participation Programme Launched in Khayelitsha

5 December 2004

Minister for Cultural Affairs, Sport and Recreation, Chris Stali, officially launched the Western Cape Siyadlala Mass participation programme at Site C Stadium in Khayelitsha on Saturday, 4th December 2004. Siyadlala is a national project of... Read More

International Disability Sports Day and Launch of Western Cape Disability Sports Body

29 November 2004

Approximately 600 disabled and mentally challenged athletes of the Western Cape will take part in Disability Sports Day to be held at Vygieskraal Stadium, in Rylands, Cape Town on Thursday, 2 December 2004 to coincide with the international day for... Read More

MEC Chris Stali to Announce Soccer Sponsorship

29 November 2004

The inaugural Inter-District Soccer Challenge, fully sponsored by the Department of Cultural Affairs, Sport and Recreation, will be announced by MEC Stali at a function. At this function the draw of the participating soccer districts will take place. Read More

Minister Stali Hands Over Sporting Equipment To 220 Schools Of Western Cape

22 July 2004

Five Hundred thousand learners of the Western Cape will for the first time have direct access to nine different sporting codes, MInister of Cultural Affairs, Sport and Recreation, Chris Stali has announced during a hand-over of sporting equipment to... Read More

Dispute Resolution Indaba- Media Invitation

18 July 2004

A ground breaking Indaba to address Dispute Resolution mechanisms in sport will be held on Saturday, 24 July 2004 at the Ritz Hotel in Sea Point, Cape Town says the Western Cape MEC for Cultural Affairs, Sport and Recreation, Mr Chris Stali. Read More

Traditional Initiation (Circumcision) Schools: 24-25 May 2004

24 May 2004

Mr Thandwa Ntshona (Cultural Services) attended this event at the Indaba Hotel, Sandton, Johannesburg which was arranged by the National House of Traditional Leaders (NHTL). Read More