News and Speeches for Department of Cultural Affairs & Sport

New public library opened in KwaNonqaba

30 June 2014

The Mossel Bay Municipality partnered with the national Department of Arts and Culture, Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) and the community to officially open the public library in KwaNonqaba, Mossel Bay on 27 June 2014. Read More

Excellence at Oudtshoorn Sport Festival

30 June 2014

Sport teams representing various sport codes are participating in the Oudtshoorn Sport Festival, taking place from 26 June to 5 July 2014. This Festival, hosted for the 4th time, is supported by the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS),... Read More

Africa Public Service Day

23 June 2014

Celebrated annually on 23 June across the African continent. Read More

Club Development Teams Shine at Spar Challenge

23 June 2014

Four netball teams from the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) Club Development Programme were in action at the Spar Challenge in Bellville on 20 and 21 June 2014. Read More

Netball Teams to Compete at Spar Test Series

19 June 2014

Four netball teams from the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) Club Development Programme are set to perform on the national stage on Friday, 20 June 2014. Read More

Western Cape Government Mourns the Passing of Eddie Zondi

17 June 2014

Media Statement by Nomafrench Mbombo, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport Read More

Celebrating Netball Excellence in Mfuleni on Youth Day

17 June 2014

Youth netball players from 11 competing teams showed their passion for the sport with some eye-catching displays of skill, at the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) Youth Day netball tournament in Mfuleni on 16 June 2014. Read More

Sport Touches Young Women’s Lives on Youth Day

17 June 2014

The Provincial Women and Girls’ Committee of the Western Cape Sport Confederation hosted a Youth Day celebration at the Lentegeur Special School in Mitchells Plain on 16 June 2014. Read More

Books Open New Worlds for Young Minds

17 June 2014

Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Dr Nomafrench Mbombo, hosted a story-telling session for a group of primary school learners at the South African Book Fair on 15 June 2014. Read More

Media Alert: Training for Western Cape Indigenous Games Technical Officials

13 June 2014

Western Cape technical officials will be receiving valuable training when the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) hosts the Indigenous Games Technical Official Refresher Course in Tulbagh on 14 June 2014. Read More

Delight as Community Kick-Boxing Club Opens in Delft

12 June 2014

Many youth in Delft are expected to benefit from a new kick-boxing club opened by the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) and the Sports Trust on 11 June 2014. Read More

South African Book Fair in Cape Town

11 June 2014

The South African Book Fair, previously known as the Cape Town Book Fair, will return to the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) from 13 to 15 June 2014. Read More

Olympics for Employers and Employees

9 June 2014

Western Cape Government 2013 Better Together Games winners participated in the 3rd Cape Town Corporate Games with many memorable moments. Read More

Celebrating Active Ageing at Metropole Golden Games

9 June 2014

The Blue Downs Sports Complex was filled with excitement as hundreds of people of 60 years and over from senior clubs, organisations and old age homes participated in the Metropole regional Golden Games on 6 June 2014. Read More

"Road to Rio" Begins for Elite Beach Volleyball Athletes

6 June 2014

Volleyball athletes, Grant Goldschmidt and Leo Williams, will be competing in their first 2016 Olympic qualifiers in Germany in June. Read More

Movement and Activity at Overberg Golden Games

5 June 2014

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) hosted the Overberg Regional Golden Games at the Glaskasteel Sports Ground in Bredasdorp on Wednesday, 4 June 2014. Read More

Third Annual Cape Town Corporate Games

5 June 2014

The third annual Cape Town Corporate Games will be held from 5 to 8 June 2014 at the V&A Waterfront and other supporting venues. Read More

Young Cycle Tour Cyclists to be Honoured in Kraaifontein

4 June 2014

The Nedbank Sports Trust Development Cycling Programme will recognise Western Cape learners who excelled in this year’s Read More

Media Alert: Volleyball Athletes Launch Their "Road to Rio"

4 June 2014

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport, and the Western Cape Sport Academy provide support to volleyball athletes in order to grow the sport. Read More

New Developments at CP Nel Museum in Oudtshoorn

2 June 2014

It was a joy for the CP Nel Museum in Oudtshoorn to celebrate 20 years of democracy with the opening of two exhibitions on 29 May 2014. The project, which took about two years to complete, forms part of the museum’s transformation plan. Read More