News and Speeches for Department of Cultural Affairs & Sport

Bright future for SA Sign Language

28 November 2014

Over 60 individuals and organisational representatives attended a South African Sign Language (SASL) seminar held in Cape Town on 27 November 2014. Read More

EPWP beneficiaries graduate from Artscape technical training in stage practice

26 November 2014

Seven beneficiaries of the Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP) successfully completed the Artscape technical stage practice training course on 24 November 2014. Read More

Celebs Pledge to Create a Culture of Respect

25 November 2014

On Monday, 24 November 2014, the Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport Dr Nomafrench Mbombo and local celebrities launched the “Create a Culture of Respect” campaign. Read More

Team Bring It “brings it” at the Cape Winelands Drama Festival Finale

25 November 2014

The Cape Winelands Drama Festival finale took place in spectacular fashion at the Robertson Town Hall on Saturday, 22 November 2014. This year’s event celebrated the theme “20 Years of Democracy”. Read More

Celebrities Pledge To Create a Culture of Respect: 16 Days of Activism

25 November 2014

On Monday, 24 November 2014, the Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport Dr Nomafrench Mbombo and local celebrities launched the “Create a Culture of Respect” campaign. Read More

Media Alert: Launch of Western Cape Government ‘Respect’ Campaign

24 November 2014

Today, 24 November 2014, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Dr Nomafrench Mbombo and South Africa’s local celebrities will be launching the ‘Create a Culture of Respect’ campaign in light of the 16 days of Activism movement. Read More

Western Cape Government and local celebrities launch ‘Respect’ Campaign

24 November 2014

On Saturday, 22 November 2014, the 16th anniversary of the United Nations’ 16 Days of Activism Campaign was launched countrywide. The aim of this campaign is to create awareness about the on-going war against women and children in South Africa. Read More

Top Athletes Honoured at Boland Sports Awards

21 November 2014

The outstanding achievements of top athletes, young and old, from the Boland region were given well deserved recognition at the Boland Sports Awards held at Rhebokskloof Wine Estate on 20 November. Read More

Western Cape Library Services Take On The WDC 2014 Challenge

19 November 2014

The Western Cape Library Services invited public librarians to showcase their exhibition savvy in its World Design Capital 2014 (WDC 2014) competition as part of the World Design C Read More

Media Alert: Historic Pledge to Minstrels, Malay and Christmas Choirs

18 November 2014

On 17 November 2014, City of Cape Town Executive Mayor Patricia de Lille and the Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport Dr Read More

Top West Coast Athletes Honoured

18 November 2014

The West Coast Sport Awards event took place in Langebaan on Friday, 14 November 2014. Read More

Overberg Athletes Receive Awards For The First Time At Local Event

17 November 2014

For the first time, the Overberg region had the opportunity to honour its outstanding athletes in various sporting codes at a gala awards event held in Caledon on 14 November 2014. Read More

Building a Community of Readers in Prince Alfred's Hamlet

17 November 2014

The opening of a new library in Prince Alfred’s Hamlet was celebrated by the Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) and Witzenberg Municipality on Friday 14 November 2014. Read More

“Freedom” is coming to Schoemanspoort this December 2014

17 November 2014

30 Learners from Schoemanspoort, 20km outside Oudtshoorn, have been involved in Dance and Drama Training at the Schoemanspoort Cultural Facility since 4 October until 29 November 2014. Read More

Minister Mbombo and Mayor de Lille to Sign MoU with Minstrels and Choirs

16 November 2014

On Monday, 17 November 2014, Dr Nomafrench Mbombo, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, and Mayor Patricia de Lille will be signing a Memorandum of Understanding to pledge their financial support to the Minstrels, Malay and Christmas... Read More

Minister Mbombo Congratulates Cape Town Ballet on 80th Birthday

14 November 2014

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

Minister Mbombo wishes initiates well for summer initiation season

13 November 2014

On Thursday, 13 November 2014, Dr Nomafrench Mbombo, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, hosted a press conference to announce the Western Cape’s readiness for the summer Read More

Official Opening of Prince Alfred’s Hamlet Library

13 November 2014

Ms Rejoice Mabudafhasi, MP, the Deputy Minister of Arts and Culture, together with the MEC for Cultural Affairs and Sport, Dr Nomafrench Mbombo will officially open the R5 million Prince Alfred’s Hamlet Community Library on Friday, 14 November 2014... Read More

Western Cape Government is ready for upcoming initiation season

13 November 2014

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

Minister Mbombo to officially open the Prince Alfred's Hamlet Public Library

13 November 2014

On Friday, 14 November 2014, the Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Dr Nomafrench Mbombo and the national Deputy Minister of Arts and Culture, Ms Rejoice Thizwilondi Mabudafhasi will officially open the Prince Alfred’s Hamlet Public Library. Read More