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News and Speeches for Department of Cultural Affairs & Sport

Young Chess Players Compete for Championship Honours

21 December 2012

More than 1 800 players from across the country participated in the annual South African Junior Chess Championships for the honour of representing South Africa at the 2013 world championship. Read More

Young Gymnasts doing it “Better Together” for the Western Cape

19 December 2012

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport is proud of the achievements of the Wavecrest Primary School u13 girls’ gymnastic team at the 2012 National Schools Sport Championship in Pretoria on Thurs Read More

Western Cape Athletes go for Gold at League Finals

19 December 2012

On Friday, 14 December 2012, the 22-member Western Cape athletics team delivered an outstanding set of performances at the National School Sports Championship at the University of Pretoria. Read More

A Proud Team Western Cape Spreads Cheer at League Finals

19 December 2012

The importance of team work brought Team Western Cape’s players and management together at the National School Sports Championship held in Pretoria from 10 to 15 December 2012. Read More

2012 Sport Legends Honoured for their Achievements

19 December 2012

Sport legends from all over the Western Cape gathered on 14 December 2012 to be acknowledged for their impact on the sporting world. They were treated to a ceremony in the spectacular setting of the Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens. Read More

Team Western Cape Prepares for Play-Offs

19 December 2012

Many teams are working hard to ensure that the Western Cape emerges as the best performing province in the National Schools Sport Championship currently taking place in Pretoria. Read More

Preparing Athletes for the Future at League Finals

19 December 2012

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport is proud of the Western Cape team for turning their vision of winning and learning together as a team into a reality at the National School Sports Championship Read More

Western Cape soccer teams graceful in defeat

13 December 2012

Unlucky defeats for both soccer teams from the Western Cape did not deter players from leaving the pitch with smiles at the National Schools Sport Championship at the University of Pretoria on Wednesd Read More

A Better Together Team Western Cape on Day 2 at League Finals

13 December 2012

Effective partnerships between coaches, players and the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport ensured that Team Western Cape performed well at the National Schools Sport Championship in Pretoria on Read More

Positive expectations after Day 1 at League Finals

12 December 2012

Competing against the best in the country at the National School Sports Championship has created a high level of excitement amongst the 440 members of the Western Cape team. Read More

SA Schools League Final Kicks Off with a Bang

11 December 2012

Thousands of participants from various schools in all nine provinces came together in a parade at the opening of the National School Sports Championship at the Lucas Moripe Stadium in Atteridgeville, Read More

Museum Brings Attention to Our Slave History

7 December 2012

Members of the community deepened their knowledge about slavery when the George Museum commemorated Emancipation Day on Monday, 3 December 2012. Read More

Country’s Top Schools to Compete at League Finals

7 December 2012

The SA Schools League final, which forms part of the National School Sports Championship,will see learners from schools across the country compete at the University of Pretoria and other venues from 8 to 15 December 2012. Read More

Continued Social Cohesion Community Conversations

7 December 2012

The Independent Development Trust (IDT), on behalf of the national Department of Arts and Culture, and the Western Cape Provincial Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport cordially invites you to a Social Cohesion Conversation during which feedback... Read More

Learners Develop Praise Singing in Khayelitsha

7 December 2012

On 4 to 6 December 2012, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport and its partners created opportunities for youths in Khayelitsha to learn to perform poetry and praise songs. During this time, learners at Kwafundo High School participated in a... Read More

Western Cape Commemorates Slave Emancipation Day

3 December 2012

On Saturday, 1 December 2012, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Dr Ivan Meyer, joined the community of Goedverwacht to commemorate the 174thanniversary of the abolition of slavery in the Cape Colony. Read More

Department and Community Fight Crime Together

3 December 2012

The communities of Napier and Bredasdorp pledged their solidarity with the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) and other departments to fight crime using sport. Read More

Devote a Day to Persons With Disabilities

29 November 2012

Disability does not only affect persons with disabilities, it affects everyone in society. The inability of some able-bodied people to treat people with disabilities as their equals is where the real disability lies. Read More

Museum and Community Act Against Abuse

28 November 2012

The Simon’s Town Museum is working together with the Ocean View Trauma Centre and members of the community to increase awareness of the abuse of women and children, and to build support for victims and survivors of abuse. Read More

Western Cape Government to Support the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA)

28 November 2012

Following the signing of an agreement between the Western Cape Government’s Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport and the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Dr Ivan Meyer, met with David Howman, ... Read More

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