News and Speeches for Department of Cultural Affairs & Sport

Media Alert: 2010 Programmes Leaving a Lasting Legacy in Western Cape Communities

16 December 2009

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport's 2010 unit, in partnership with South African Football Association (SAFA) Western Cape Referees Association, will host a series of developmental training workshops in order to upgrade the standard of... Read More

Media Alert: MEC Sakkie Jenner to Acknowledge Western Cape Sports Legends

13 December 2009

The Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs, Sport and Recreation, Mr Sakkie Jenner will tomorrow, 15 December 2009, be capping the 2009 Western Cape Sport Legends. Please view draft programme. Read More

Background: Western Cape Sports Legends

13 December 2009

Shapers of Sport: This year marks the 5th year that Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) will be recognising the Western Cape Sport Legends. Read More

MEC Sakkie Jenner Congratulates Springbok Coach, Peter de Villiers

2 November 2009

As the Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs, Sport and Recreation it is indeed an honour for me to congratulate Springbok Coach, Peter De Villiers for being awarded the Absa Coach of the Year. Read More

Western Cape Arts and Culture Organisations Receive R6 Million from MEC Jenner at Cheque Handover Ceremony

1 November 2009

Over R6 million will be awarded to deserving Arts and Culture organisations in the Western Cape. The funds will be distributed at a cheque handover ceremony, hosted by provincial minister of Cultural Affairs, Sport and Recreation, Minister Sakkie... Read More

A Legend has been Lost with the Passing of Jazz Star Winston Mankunku Ngozi

12 October 2009

The Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs, Sport and Recreation, Mr. Sakkie Jenner has expressed his heartfelt sympathy to the family of the late Winston Mankunku Ngozi, saying 'a Cape Town and South African jazz legend has been lost.' Read More

MEC Jenner to Hand Over Funds to the Organisers of the Laingsburg Ultra Marathon

9 September 2009

The Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs, Sport and Recreation, Mr Sakkie Jenner, will on Friday 11 September 2009 be handing over a cheque to the organisers of the Laingsburg Ultra Marathon. Read More

MEC Jenner will be sending off a South African Homeless Street Soccer Team to the Homeless World Cup

1 September 2009

The Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs, Sport and Recreation, Mr Sakkie Jenner will tomorrow, 3 September 2009, be sending off the South African Homeless Street Soccer Team, who will be participating in the Homeless World Cup, later this... Read More

MEC Sakkie Jenner to Send Off Members Participating in the Deaflympics

25 August 2009

The Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs, Sport and Recreation, Minister Sakkie Jenner, will on Thursday 27 August 2009 be sending off 10 SA Deaflympics team members, from the Western Cape, who will be representing the country at this year's... Read More

MEC Sakkie Jenner to Launch Riaan Loots Campaign

25 August 2009

The Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs, Sport and Recreation, Mr Sakkie Jenner and his department will this weekend be launching the second phase of its Riaan Loots Campaign in the Wilderness near George. The Campaign will be run in... Read More

MEC of Cultural Affairs, Sports and Recreation Visits 17 Year Old Paralysed in Rugby Match

6 July 2009

3 July 2009 The Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs, Sport and Recreation, Minister Sakkie Jenner, today visited the 17 year old Donovan Botha, who was injured in a rugby match at the weekend. Read More

MEC Sakkie Jenner to Visit the Cape Town Book Fair

14 June 2009

The Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs, Sport and Recreation, Mr Sakkie Jenner will on Monday 15 June 2009 be visiting the Cape Town Book Fair, to show his support for the valuable work the department's library and language services are doing... Read More

One Year to Go to 2010 FIFA World Cup Celebrations and FANJOL

11 June 2009

To celebrate the long awaited kick-off of the 2009 FIFA Confederations Cup, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport will be hosting a FANJOL in Plettenberg Bay on Sunday, 14 June 2009. Live screenings of the Confederations Cup opening ceremony... Read More

MEC Sakkie Jenner Hand Over Kits to 2010 Football Ambassadors

11 June 2009

As part of the nation wide One Year to go to 2010 celebrations, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs, Sport and Recreation, Sakkie Jenner, will be honouring the valuable role played by the province's 2010 Football Ambassadors in developing... Read More

MEC of Cultural Affairs, Sport and Recreation to Welcome Iraqi Soccer Team

4 June 2009

The Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs, Sport and Recreation, Mr Sakkie Jenner together with the Iraqi ambassador to South Africa, Mr Rasheed Alawsy; will on Saturday 6 June 2009 welcome the Iraqi soccer team, when they arrive at Cape Town... Read More

Nama Choral Workshops

28 May 2009

"Let us sing Nama" Read More

Western Cape Mind Games 2009

27 May 2009

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport, in partnership with the City of Cape Town and the Western Province Sport Council will be hosting the Western Cape Mind Games on Saturday, 30 May 2009 at the Bellville Velodrome. Read More

Africa Day Celebrations 2009

20 May 2009

The 25th of May marks the formation of the Africa Union, the predecessor to the Organisation of African Unity (OAU). But the day is not only about commemorating the OAU. It's also about celebrating the ideals behind it - equality, justice and the... Read More

My 2010 School Adventure Schools Confederations Cup

18 May 2009

The newly appointed MEC for Cultural Affairs & Sport, Mr Sakkie Jenner, today formally handed over 80 sport kits to the 4 teams that will represent the Western Cape at the Schools Confederation Cup Final to be held in Johannesburg this weekend. Read More

Western Cape Girls win Schools' Confederation Cup Challenge

18 May 2009

The Western Cape Cultural Affairs, Sport and Recreation MEC Sakkie Jenner, has learned with delight that the Provinces' under 18 Girls' soccer team has been crowned winners of the Schools' Confederation Cup Challenge. Read More