News and Speeches for Department of Cultural Affairs & Sport | Western Cape Government

News and Speeches for Department of Cultural Affairs & Sport

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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: 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

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