News and Speeches for Department of Cultural Affairs & Sport

Provincial Athletes Honoured for Their Achievements

30 October 2014

On Wednesday, 29 October 2014, Dr Nomafrench Mbombo, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, hosted approximately 30 of the Western Cape’s most notable athletes at an event to honour their Read More

Minister Mbombo celebrates Western Province Currie Cup victory

28 October 2014

The Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Dr Nomafrench Mbombo, celebrated the Western Province Rugby team’s Currie Cup victory over the Golden Lions  Read More

Excited Golden Games athletes head to National Games

28 October 2014

On Sunday, 26 October 2014, over 50 Western Cape Golden Games athletes left to participate in the National Golden Games in Mpumalanga. Read More

Media Alert: Western Province Brings The Currie Cup To People Of The Province

28 October 2014

Today, 28 October 2014, I will be joining the Western Province rugby team who will be driven through the streets of Cape Town, Mitchells Plain and Gugulethu on an open-top bus in order for Capetonians to join in the Currie Cup celebrations. Read More

Media Alert: Western Cape Mourns The Loss Of Senzo Miyewa

27 October 2014

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

A Successful Arts and Culture Management Training in Ceres

24 October 2014

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) presented accredited arts and culture management training for 30 people in Ceres from 20 to 22 October 2014. Read More

Earthquake Exhibition tells previously unheard stories

24 October 2014

On Friday, 24 October 2014, Minister Nomafrench Mbombo officially opened the extended Earthquake Exhibition at the Oude Kerk Volksmuseum in Tulbagh. Read More

Minister Mbombo to send off Golden Games athletes

23 October 2014

On Sunday, 26 October 2014, Dr Nomafrench Mbombo, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, will be meeting the Western Cape Golden Games athletes at the airport to wish them well as they depart to compete at the National Golden Games in Gauteng. Read More

Minister Mbombo to Open New Provincial Gym

22 October 2014

On Thursday, 23 October 2014, the Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Dr Nomafrench Mbombo, will be opening the new upgraded gym for Western Cape Government staff. Read More

Three Days Before Cultural Affairs Awards Nominations Close

22 October 2014

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) invites communities in the Western Cape to use the last 3 days, before the closing date, to nominate individuals and organisations that have made a profound impact within the arts, culture,... Read More

Sharing knowledge at the Western Cape School Sports Indaba

22 October 2014

The Western Cape School Sport Indaba took place at the Fountains Hotel in Cape Town on 17 and 18 October 2014. Read More

Sporting Success at the West Coast Better Together Games

20 October 2014

A sunny day and positive attitudes contributed to a successful and spirited West Coast Better Together Games, held in Vredenburg on 17 October. Read More

Western Cape Athletes Nominated for National Sport Awards

20 October 2014

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

Congratulations Banyana Banyana for going through to AWC semi-finals

19 October 2014

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

"Make it New" Exhibition Celebrates the Cape's Design History

16 October 2014

On Wednesday, 15 October 2014, the “Make it New” exhibition was launched at the Cape Town Stadium as part of the World Design Capital Design House opening. Read More

Nine Days until Cultural Affairs Awards Nominations Close

15 October 2014

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

Dance and Drama for Aspiring Artists at Schoemanspoort Cultural Facility

14 October 2014

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) is hosting a dance and drama development programme which commenced on 4 October 2014 at Schoemanspoort Cultural Read More

Provincial Academy hosts successful training camp

14 October 2014

The Eden District Sport Academy hosted a successful training camp at the headquarters of the Academy on 10 and 11 October 2014. The training camp tested and evaluated the performance of athletes that are part of the academy at the De Jager Sport... Read More

Boland staff give it their all at the Better Together Games.

13 October 2014

Thousands of staff from across the Boland region gathered at Boland Park Sports Stadium in Worcester for the Boland Regional Better Together Games on Friday, 10 October. Read More

Upliftment at the 2014 Provincial Youth Camp

13 October 2014

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sports, along with its partners, the Department of Sports and Recreation South Africa and loveLife, proudly hosted the 2014 P Read More