News and Speeches for Department of Cultural Affairs & Sport

Media Alert: Minister Mbombo to Officially Open the Provincial Golden Games

29 August 2014

On Saturday, 30 August 2014, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Dr Nomafrench Mbombo, will be opening the Provincial Golden Games of 2014. Read More

Media Alert: Ministry congratulates Gezelle Magerman for winning gold medal

28 August 2014

Ministry of Cultural Affairs and Sport congratulates Gezelle Magerman for winning our country's first gold medal at the Youth Olympics Read More

Initiation Forums Discuss Matters of Common Concern

28 August 2014

Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Dr Nomafrench Mbombo encourages safe practices at cultural initiation sites. Read More

Coming Together at the Metropole Youth Camp

28 August 2014

The camps are part of a national initiative to promote nation building, leadership and social cohesion, by supporting youth to become responsible, conscious South Africans. Read More

Calling All Stargazing Enthusiasts to Picnic at the Afrikaanse Taalmonument

27 August 2014

Stargazing enthusiasts can once again look forward to a series of Stargazing Picnics at the Afrikaanse Taalmonument on Paarl Mountain. Read More

Message from Minister Mbombo to Participants of the Western Cape Golden Games

27 August 2014

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

Bursaries for Heritage related studies

21 August 2014

The Department of Arts and Culture (DAC) invites applications for bursaries for students who wish to pursue studies in heritage courses. The bursary will finance both undergraduates and post graduates in the following fields: Read More

MOD Programme Modified to Benefit More Young People

19 August 2014

Media Statement by Dr Nomafrench Mbombo, Minister of the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport  Read More

Progress on the Mzansi Golden Economy Programme

19 August 2014

The Mzansi Golden Economy strategy started being implemented after a Summit with the Arts Sector in April 2012. Read More

Support the Older People in Your Community at the Golden Games

19 August 2014

The annual Provincial Golden Games hosted by the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport, will be held on 30 August 2014. Read More

Media Alert: The Invasion of Philippi East Initiation School

18 August 2014

Media Statement by Dr Nomafrench Mbombo, Minister of the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport  Read More

Minister Mbombo and Minister Fritz to visit Cornflower Primary MOD Centre

15 August 2014

On Monday, 18 August 2014, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Dr Nomafrench Mbombo and Minister of Social Development, Mr Albert Fritz will be visiting the Cornflower Primary School MOD centre in Lentegeur, Mitchell’s Plain. Read More

Stars to shine at the 2014 National Netball Championships

13 August 2014

A total of 44 teams from 41 districts will be participating in the Spar National Netball Championships taking place in the Bellville Velodrome from 10 August to 16 August 2014. Read More

Celebrating Women’s Day With a Splash

12 August 2014

Approximately 200 women celebrated Women’s Day by participating in a “learning to swim” event at Blue Downs Indoor Swimming Pool. Read More

Western Cape Government’s Proposals Will save Robben Island Museum

12 August 2014

Media Statement by Nomafrench Mbombo, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and SportIt has been reported in the media today that the Robben Island Museum (RIM) has called on the private sector to step in and save this site from losing its World... Read More

Media Alert: Minister Mbombo to Participate in Women's Day Debate

6 August 2014

Minister Mbombo will participate in the Western Cape Provincial Parliament’s Women’s Day Debate on Thursday 7 August. Read More

Team Western Cape Arrives Back from Weifang Cup

6 August 2014

Team Western Cape safely arrived at Cape Town International Airport yesterday, after participating in the Weifang Cup in Shandong. Read More

Minister Mbombo's Message for Women's Month

1 August 2014

On 9 August 1956, more than 50 000 women marched to the Union Buildings against having to carry passes. They coined the phrase “Wathint’abafazi, wathint’ imbokodo” (“You strike a woman, you strike a rock”). This sentiment continues to ring true... Read More