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News and Speeches for Department of Cultural Affairs & Sport

Draft National Sport Plan Released for Comment

22 June 2011

The National Department of Sport and Recreation recently released its Draft National Sport Plan for comment. Sport and recreation bodies, as well as the general public, are invited to comment. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Meyer to Launch Montagu Museum's "Medicinal Plant" Travelling Exhibition

20 June 2011

On Tuesday, 21 June 2011, Dr Ivan Meyer, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, will be launching the Montagu Museum's "Medicinal Plant" travelling exhibition. Read More

Western Cape Amateur Boxing versus British Royal Navy Boxing

17 June 2011

The Western Cape Amateur Boxing Organisation recently hosted the British Royal Navy Boxing Association at a tournament held at the Wynberg Military Sports Academy. Read More

Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport Supports World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

14 June 2011

On Wednesday, 15 June 2011, the Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport hosted World Elder Abuse Awareness Day at the Bonteheuwel Civic Centre. Read More

Media Alert: Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport Supports World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

13 June 2011

On Wednesday, 15 June 2011, the Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport will host World Elder Abuse Awareness Day at the Bonteheuwel Civic Centre. Read More

View Lunar Eclipse at the Taalmonument

7 June 2011

The only total lunar eclipse visible from South Africa during 2011 will take place on Wednesday, 15 June 2011. The most spectacular part of the eclipse will happen from 20:25 when one side of the moon will start to darken as it moves into the earth'... Read More

Minister Meyer Warns Learners of the Dangers of Performance-Enhancing Drugs

6 June 2011

As a result of recent reports relating to performance-enhancing drug abuse in schools, Dr Ivan Meyer, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport in the Western Cape, has issued a stern warning to learners. Read More

Media Alert: Ivan Meyer and Tim Noakes to Hand over Kit for WP Transplant Athletes

5 June 2011

On Monday, 6 June 2011, Dr Ivan Meyer, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport in the Western Cape, and Professor Tim Noakes, will be handing over the official kit colours to the Western Province Transplant Sports Association athletes, who will be... Read More