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Media release: Minister Marais wishes SA Netball team well ahead of Quad series

18 January 2023

On Wednesday, 18 January 2023, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais, met the Proteas Netball team as they get ready to take part in the Netball Quad Series over the coming weekend. Read More

We call on unemployed youth to take up work experience opportunities

12 January 2023

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport, through its Youth and Afterschool Project office, is calling on unemployed youth to take up the opportunity to apply for a Read More

We mourn the loss of a rugby pioneer, Douglas 'Dougie' Dyers

11 January 2023

Media statement by Minister Anroux Marais Read More

Heritage WC invites Overberg stakeholders to meeting

11 January 2023

Heritage Western Cape (HWC) has invited Overberg-based conservation bodies, local municipalities, relevant government departments and other interested and affected parties to a stakeholder meeting to Read More

Excitement builds as we count down to Netball World Cup

9 January 2023

Media statement by Minister Anroux Marais: Read More

We mourn the passing of a legendary artist: Madosini Latozi Mpahleni

25 December 2022

Minister Anroux Marais is deeply saddened to learn of the passing of the honorary Dr Madosini Latozi Mpahleni, a legendary isiXhosa musician, storyteller and artist.   Read More

Team Western Cape makes province proud

14 December 2022

Minister Anroux Marais wishes to congratulate Team Western Cape, who achieved a first place finish at the recently concluded National School Sport Championship Summer 2022. Read More

Capping ceremony for SA National School Sport Summer Games participants

9 December 2022

On Thursday, 8 December 2022, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS), through its Directorate: Sport Development, hosted the capping ceremony for the Western Cape contingent who will be participating at the Nationa Read More

Minister Anroux Marais caps 31 new Sport Legends

7 December 2022

On Wednesday, 7 December 2022, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport honoured 31 newly announced Provincial Sport Legends at an award ceremony near Paarl. Read More

Media statement: 2201 youth graduate after year of service at YearBeyond

30 November 2022

On 30 November 2022, 2201 youth between the ages of 18 and 25, known as “YeBoneers”, completed their year of service with the YearBeyond programme. Read More

Media statement: World's first isiXhosa Boxing rule book launched

29 November 2022

On Tuesday, 28 November 2022, Minister Anroux Marais handed over copies of the first translated isiXhosa Boxing rules booklet to boxing structures in the province. Read More

Media statement: Minister Marais welcomes new Heritage Council

17 November 2022

On Thursday, 17 November 2022, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais, officially welcomed the newly appointed members of the Heritage Council as they start their three-year term.   Read More

DCAS devastated by loss of regional office through fire

1 November 2022

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) is devastated at the loss of our regional library service office in Beaufort West due to a fire on Monday night. Read More

Minister Marais: Western Cape Government prepared for summer initiation season

31 October 2022

The Western Cape Government (WCG) is proud to support the official start of the Initiation Summer Season for 2022. The summer season starts on 1 November 2022 and will end on 31 January 2023. Read More

#LightsOnAfterSchool celebrations across DCAS programmes

21 October 2022

On Thursday, 20 October 2022, Minister Anroux Marais, HOD Guy Redman and Chief Director: Youth and After School Programmes, Read More

Media Statement: We are excited to welcome Formula E To Cape Town in 2023

20 October 2022

The Western Cape Government is excited for another big sporting event to come to the province, following the confirmation of Cape Town as a race destination for the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship in 2023. Read More

Learner, school and NGO wins in #LightsOnAfterSchool poster competition

19 October 2022

On Wednesday, 19 October 2022, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport, through its Youth and After School Programme Office, in partnership with Community Chest of the Western Cape and the Learning Trust, facilitated a poster competition in... Read More

Cultural Affairs Awards celebrate those who bring hope across sectors

13 October 2022

On Wednesday, 12 October 2022, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport hosted the Read More

Media statement: We mourn the loss of a champion of women's sport

8 October 2022

It is with great sadness that we heard of the passing of the Olympic table tennis player and supporter of women’s sport, Cheryl Roberts.   Read More

Two gold medals for Team Western Cape at Indigenous Games Festival

29 September 2022

Athletes and teams from the Western Cape participated at the National Indigenous Games Festival, which was hosted in Kwa-Zulu Natal from 24-28 September 2022. Read More

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