News and Speeches for Department of Cultural Affairs & Sport

First Aid Training for Khayelitsha Initiation Carers

16 October 2013

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) will partner with the City of Cape Town to provide carers and traditional surgeons from Khayelitsha with important information about making initiation rituals safer and more environmentally... Read More

MOD Sport, Music, Dance and Library Activities for Manenberg Learners

10 October 2013

The Western Cape Government is creating opportunities for learners at six schools in Manenberg to access a comprehensive package of after-school sports and arts activities. Read More

DCAS and Partners Put Club Development Netball On the Map

9 October 2013

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) and the Western Province Netball Union boosted the participation of women in sport by hosting the Metropole Development netball tournament in Mitchells Plain on Sunday, 6 October 2013. Read More

Minister Meyer to Launch MOD Programme in Manenberg

9 October 2013

Western Cape Cultural Affairs and Sport Minister, Dr Ivan Meyer, will launch the Western Cape Government’s MOD Programme at six schools in Manenberg. Read More

Rio 2016 Olympics Fever Hits Hawston

9 October 2013

Young athletes from Hawston and surrounding areas gathered at the Hawston Sports Ground on Saturday, 5 October to celebrate Olympic Day. Read More

Conference With A Difference in Cape Town

8 October 2013

Cape Town hosts the annual African Creative Economy Conference from 6 to 9 October 2013. Among the 300 international delegates, there are a significant number from African countries. Read More

High Spirits at Metropole Golden Games

7 October 2013

Sporting spirits were high during the Metropole Golden Games on 4 October 2013 at the Blue Downs Sports Stadium. Read More

Ballroom and Latin American Dancers Leave Spectators in Awe

7 October 2013

Hundreds of disabled dancers from across the Western Cape participated in the 2013 Open Disabled/ Wheelchair Ballroom and Latin American Interprovincial Dance Trials in Stellenbosch on Saturday, 5 October 2013. Read More

Prince Alfred Hamlet To Have its Own Library Soon

4 October 2013

In 2014, a library will be built in Prince Alfred Hamlet, outside Ceres. On Thursday, 3 October 2013, the Witzenberg Municipality and the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) Library Services hosted a sod turning ceremony on the library... Read More

Intellectually Impaired Sports Team Makes Western Cape Proud

3 October 2013

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) is proud of the achievements of the Western Cape intellectually impaired team that participated in the South African Sport Association (SASA II) Open Games in Pretoria from 14 to 22 September 2013. Read More

Celebrating Heritage with Women’s Rugby in Langa

1 October 2013

Women showed their flair in passing, kicking and counter-attacking at the third annual Women’s Heritage Rugby Tournament in Langa on 28 and 29 September 2013. Read More