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News and Speeches for Department of Cultural Affairs & Sport

Fun and activities in the sun at the Golden Games

24 July 2014

On 16 July and 23 July respectively, the West Coast and Boland Golden Games were held. Read More

Confidence and excitement as Team Western Cape leave for China

24 July 2014

Excitement filled the air as team Western Cape departed for China from Cape Town International airport on 23 July. Read More

Russian Trainer Readies Team SA for Chess Olympiad

24 July 2014

In preparation for the Chess Olympiad taking place in Norway from 1 to 14 August 2014, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS), arranged for a Russian trainer to assist Read More

Ministers Join Hands to Help Manenberg

22 July 2014

The Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport Dr Nomafrench Mbombo accompanied the national Deputy Minister of Sport and Recreation Mr Gert Oosthuizen to Manenberg to give Read More

A Fond Farewell to Team Western Cape Participating in the Weifang Cup

22 July 2014

A send-off event was held on 19 July 2014 before the departure of team Western Cape for the Weifang Cup in Shandong Province, China. Read More

Minister Mbombo Behind the Scenes of Artscape

22 July 2014

Dr Nomafrench Mbombo, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, met the core team of Artscape, a public entity of the National Department of Arts and Cult Read More

53rd Berg River Canoe Marathon a big success

21 July 2014

After a gruelling four days, the winners of the 53rd Berg River Canoe Marathon were announced on 19 July 2014. Andy Birkett won the men’s event and Abby Adie the women’s. Read More

Minister Mbombo gives 67 minutes at Isikhokelo MOD Centre

21 July 2014

Dr Nomafrench Mbombo, Minister of Cultural Affairs Sport, spent 67 minutes in Khayelitsha on International Nelson Mandela Day at one of the Read More

Gym upgrade launched in Gansbaai

18 July 2014

The Gansbaai Communal Sport Centre was abuzz with activity on Wednesday, 16 July 2014 when Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport Dr Nomafrench Mbombo and Cllr Nicolette Botha Guthrie of the Read More

Handwritten Mandela Tributes to be Preserved for Posterity

17 July 2014

On the eve of International Nelson Mandela Day, 200 books with hand-written tributes to Madiba from all over the Western Cape have been handed over to the provincial Archives and Recor Read More

Media Alert: Minister Mbombo to Give her 67 Minutes at MOD Centre

17 July 2014

The big question for Mandela Day on 18 July is: How will you be spending your 67 minutes? Read More

Media Alert: Minister Mbombo to Hand Over Mandela Condolence Books to Archives

16 July 2014

Tomorrow, 17 July 2014, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Dr Nomafrench Mbombo, will be officially handing over the 200 condolence books that have been brought from all over the Western Cape to the Read More

Media Alert: Minister Mbombo to Accompany Minister Mbalula to Manenberg

16 July 2014

Tomorrow, 17 July 2014, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Dr Nomafrench Mbombo, will be accompanying the Minister of Sport Read More

Media Alert: Ministerial Outreach in Manenberg

15 July 2014

Sport and Recreation Minister and Deputy Minister will together with Western Cape Cultural Affairs and Sport MEC give their time to the Manenberg community in honour of Madiba on 17 July 2014. Read More

Minister Mbombo Outlines Policy to Help Curb Initiation Deaths

14 July 2014

Recently the Western Cape Government has submitted its comments on the Department of Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs’ (COGTA) policy on initiation formally known as the Draft National Policy on the Read More

Media Alert: Minister Mbombo to Make Recommendations on Initiation Policy

14 July 2014

On Monday, 14 July 2014, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Dr Nomafrench Mbombo, will be announcing the Western Cape Government’s recommendations to the National Department of Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs on its draft N Read More

Media Alert: Minister Mbombo to Attend the Knysna Oyster Festival

10 July 2014

Tomorrow, 11 July 2014, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Dr Nomafrench Mbombo, will be attending the Knysna Oyster Festival to preside over various sporting activities.  Read More

Media Alert: Minister Mbombo to Visit the Knysna High School MOD Centre

9 July 2014

Tomorrow, 10 July 2014, Cultural Affairs and Sport Minister, Dr Nomafrench Mbombo, will be visiting one of our Mass Participation Opportunity and Development (MOD) Centres in Knysna. Read More

Team Western Cape Prepares for the Weifang Cup

7 July 2014

The Western Cape’s best under 19 football players will be competing in the Weifang Cup from 27 July to 2 August 2014 in Shandong province, China. Read More

DCAS Supports SA Natural Bodybuilding Development Championships

4 July 2014

The SA Natural Bodybuilding Association (SANB) Development Championships took place in Paarl on 28 June 2014 with the support of the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS). Read More