News and Speeches for Department of Cultural Affairs & Sport

Busy Bees Victorious at Women’s Rugby Tournament

30 September 2014

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) along with the Western Province Rugby Union (WPRU) and the City of Cape Town (CoCT) hosted a Women’s Rugby Tournament in Langa f Read More

DCAS Recognised for Empowering Women

30 September 2014

On Monday, 29 September, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) received a certificate from the Top Women Awards 2014 to acknowledge the strides it has made in gender empowerment. Read More

IsiXhosa Reading and Spelling Competition a Big Success

29 September 2014

Learners from three Khayelitsha primary schools proudly displayed their isiXhosa language skills at a reading competition and spelling bee organised by the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS). Read More

IsiShweshwe Exhibition opens at Lwandle Migrant Museum

26 September 2014

Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) Minister, Dr Nomafrench Mbombo, launched the isiShweshwe Exhibition at the Lwandle Migrant Labo Read More

Media Alert: Minister Mbombo takes IsiShweshwe Traveling exhibition to Lwandle

25 September 2014

Cultural Affairs and Sport Minister, Dr Nomafrench Mbombo, will be launching the IsiShweshwe Traveling exhibition at the Lwandle Migrant Labour Museum this afternoon as part of the 2014 Heritage Month celebrati Read More

Promoting Softball at the Heritage Day Softball Festival

25 September 2014

Schools from across the Overberg region were invited to celebrate Heritage Day by taking part in the Heritage Day Softball festival held in Caledon. Read More

Western Cape Government Nominates Sites for UNESCO World Heritage Status

23 September 2014

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

Media Alert: Minister Mbombo to Announce UNESCO World Heritage Site Nomination

22 September 2014

Tomorrow, 23 September 2014, Cultural Affairs and Sport Minister, Dr Nomafrench Mbombo, will make a major announcement regarding the Western Cape Government’s nomination to UNESCO for a number of our Provincial Heritage Sites to be awarded World... Read More

Minister Mbombo Caps Western Cape Indigenous Games Team

22 September 2014

The ninth Indigenous Games kicked off in Tshwane on 21 September 2014 with the Western Cape team announcing themselves in fine style to their opponents at the march from the union buildings to the playing venue and at the opening ceremony Read More

Media Alert: Minister Mbombo to Cap Western Cape’s Indigenous Games Team

18 September 2014

Tomorrow, 19 September 2014, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Dr Nomafrench Mbombo, will host a capping ceremony for Team Western Cape that will be jetting off to Tshwane for the National Indigenous Games festival that will take place from 21... Read More

The Open Book Festival is in Cape Town

18 September 2014

The annual Open Book Festival will run from 17 - 21 September 2014 at various locations around Cape Town. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Mbombo to Launch 48 Hours Cultural Affairs Awards Poster

10 September 2014

Tomorrow, 11 September 2014, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Dr Nomafrench Mbombo, will launch the 48 Hours Read More

Year Beyond Programme set for MOD centres

10 September 2014

On Wednesday, 10 September 2014, Premier Helen Zille, together with DCAS Minister Nomafrench Mbombo and Debbie Schafer, Minister of Education, launched the Year Beyond Programme. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Mbombo to Co-launch Year Beyond Programme

9 September 2014

Tomorrow, 10 September 2014, Western Cape Premier Helen Zille, Minister Debbie Schafer and Minister Nomafrench Mbombo will be launching an exciting new initiative called the Year Beyond programme. Read More

Music Development Programme launched

9 September 2014

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) launched the HexValley Music Development Programme at HexValley Secondary School in De Doorns on 29 August 2014. Read More

Supporting Sports Coaching in the Western Cape

9 September 2014

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) is extremely proud to announce that 12 coaches have successfully completed the three-phase Provincial Coaching Developers’ (PCD) course, which took place at the Shalimar Gardens Hotel and Conf Read More

DCAS to investigate formal protection of the Griqua Kranshoek Monument

8 September 2014

This morning, the Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Dr Nomafrench Mbombo and the Mayor of Bitou Municipality, Mr Memory Booysen, met with members of the Griqua community in Plettenberg Bay to discuss issues around the recognition of Heritage... Read More

Minister Mbombo officially closes National Book Week 2014

8 September 2014

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) in partnership with the South African Book Development Council (SABDC) and the Department of Read More

Western Cape Government proud of Bryan Habana’s 100th test match milestone

5 September 2014

Former Western Province and Stormers wing, Bryan Habana is to play his 100th test match for South Africa in Perth, Australia, tomorrow.This is an incredible achievement by this young man who has accomplished so much in his 10-year career. Read More