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News and Speeches for Department of Cultural Affairs & Sport

Minister Anroux Marais mourns the loss of Johnny Clegg

17 July 2019

It is with great sadness that we mourn the loss of the great Johnny Clegg. Read More

Accessibility and technology the focus as Archives Awareness Week kicks off

15 July 2019

Accessibility and technology the focus as annual Archives Awareness Week kicks off Read More

Media Statement: Minister Marais to launch National Archives Awareness Week

12 July 2019

As we celebrate 25 years of democracy this year, the Archives service will be reflecting on this period, through programmes and activities during the National Annual Archives Awareness Week from 15 to 19 July 2019. Read More

Central Karoo Sports Academy bags five medals at Knysna Oyster Festival

9 July 2019

Central Karoo Sports Academy bags five medals at Knysna Oyster Festival cross country The Central Karoo Sport Academy took home no less than five medals at the recent Knysna Oyster Festival cross country in June. Read More

Media Statement: Case for Sport reveals R8.8b contribution to Province's GDP

8 July 2019

MEDIA STATEMENT: CASE FOR SPORT REVEALS R8.8 BILLION CONTRIBUTION TO PROVINCE’S GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT (GDP) Read More

Cape Winelands Sports Academy serves up new junior tennis stars

8 July 2019

After honing their skills at the Read More

Media Statement: Minister Marais mourns the loss of Mr John Fredericks

8 July 2019

It is with great sadness that we mourn the loss of Mr John Fredericks, author and film writer of the iconic Noem My Skollie movie. Read More

Team Western Cape announced at Provincial Indigenous Games

8 July 2019

After a weekend of friendly competition, the team set to represent the Western Cape at the Read More

DCAS study shows true impact of sport in the Western Cape

5 July 2019

A long-term study has found that sport participation has the ability to improve socio-economic conditions in the Western Cape and currently makes a significant contribution to the province’s economy. Read More

Farewell to outgoing Geographical Names Committee

18 June 2019

On Friday 14 June 2019, the Read More

Statement Minister Marais: We mourn the passing of tennis great David Samaai

14 June 2019

Statement from Minister Anroux Marais: We mourn the passing of tennis great David Samaai It is with great sadness that I received the news of the death of the great tennis player, David Samaai. Read More

Mamre and Pella communities join Oral History Initiative

11 June 2019

On 10 June 2019, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Read More

Minister Marais continues to prioritise transformation of heritage landscape

10 June 2019

MEDIA ALERT: MINISTER MARAIS CONTINUES TO PRIORITISE THE TRANSFORMATION OF THE WC CULTURAL HERITAGE LANDSCAPE Read More

#enrichED Symposium brings After School sector together to narrow education gap

10 June 2019

Improving the lives of children was at the forefront of discussion as delegates from the after-school sector gathered at the CTICC this weekend for the #enrichED Symposium. Read More

Media release: #enrichED Symposium puts After School sector in the spotlight

10 June 2019

From 6-9 June 2019, the #enrichED Symposium was hosted in Cape Town by the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport, through its After School Programme (ASP) Office. Read More

After School Symposium looks at solutions to opportunity gaps between learners

6 June 2019

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS), through its After School Programme, will be hosting a variety of events from Thursday, 6 June 2019 until 8 June 2019, Read More

City and Province improves collaboration to promote community development

5 June 2019

MEDIA STATEMENT: CITY AND PROVINCE IMPROVES COLLABORATION TO PROMOTE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT THROUGH CULTURAL AFFAIRS AND SPORT Read More