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News and Speeches for Department of Cultural Affairs & Sport

Media Alert: Ministerial Outreach in Manenberg

15 July 2014

Sport and Recreation Minister and Deputy Minister will together with Western Cape Cultural Affairs and Sport MEC give their time to the Manenberg community in honour of Madiba on 17 July 2014. Read More

Minister Mbombo Outlines Policy to Help Curb Initiation Deaths

14 July 2014

Recently the Western Cape Government has submitted its comments on the Department of Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs’ (COGTA) policy on initiation formally known as the Draft National Policy on the Read More

Media Alert: Minister Mbombo to Make Recommendations on Initiation Policy

14 July 2014

On Monday, 14 July 2014, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Dr Nomafrench Mbombo, will be announcing the Western Cape Government’s recommendations to the National Department of Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs on its draft N Read More

Media Alert: Minister Mbombo to Attend the Knysna Oyster Festival

10 July 2014

Tomorrow, 11 July 2014, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Dr Nomafrench Mbombo, will be attending the Knysna Oyster Festival to preside over various sporting activities.  Read More

Media Alert: Minister Mbombo to Visit the Knysna High School MOD Centre

9 July 2014

Tomorrow, 10 July 2014, Cultural Affairs and Sport Minister, Dr Nomafrench Mbombo, will be visiting one of our Mass Participation Opportunity and Development (MOD) Centres in Knysna. Read More

Team Western Cape Prepares for the Weifang Cup

7 July 2014

The Western Cape’s best under 19 football players will be competing in the Weifang Cup from 27 July to 2 August 2014 in Shandong province, China. Read More

DCAS Supports SA Natural Bodybuilding Development Championships

4 July 2014

The SA Natural Bodybuilding Association (SANB) Development Championships took place in Paarl on 28 June 2014 with the support of the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS). Read More

Strengthen The Arts With National Arts Council Funding

3 July 2014

The National Arts Council (NAC) has limited funding available to support 6-8 Special Projects of national significance that strengthen the arts and meets the enhanced strategic goals of the NAC for the period 2014-2018. Read More

Community Choirs in Hessequa to Come Forward

1 July 2014

Community choirs from the Hessequa municipal area are invited to attend special choir workshops, presented by Artscape in co-operation with the Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DC Read More

New public library opened in KwaNonqaba

30 June 2014

The Mossel Bay Municipality partnered with the national Department of Arts and Culture, Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) and the community to officially open the public library in KwaNonqaba, Mossel Bay on 27 June 2014. Read More

Excellence at Oudtshoorn Sport Festival

30 June 2014

Sport teams representing various sport codes are participating in the Oudtshoorn Sport Festival, taking place from 26 June to 5 July 2014. This Festival, hosted for the 4th time, is supported by the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS),... Read More

Club Development Teams Shine at Spar Challenge

23 June 2014

Four netball teams from the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) Club Development Programme were in action at the Spar Challenge in Bellville on 20 and 21 June 2014. Read More

Africa Public Service Day

23 June 2014

Celebrated annually on 23 June across the African continent. Read More

Netball Teams to Compete at Spar Test Series

19 June 2014

Four netball teams from the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) Club Development Programme are set to perform on the national stage on Friday, 20 June 2014. Read More

Books Open New Worlds for Young Minds

17 June 2014

Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Dr Nomafrench Mbombo, hosted a story-telling session for a group of primary school learners at the South African Book Fair on 15 June 2014. Read More

Sport Touches Young Women’s Lives on Youth Day

17 June 2014

The Provincial Women and Girls’ Committee of the Western Cape Sport Confederation hosted a Youth Day celebration at the Lentegeur Special School in Mitchells Plain on 16 June 2014. Read More

Celebrating Netball Excellence in Mfuleni on Youth Day

17 June 2014

Youth netball players from 11 competing teams showed their passion for the sport with some eye-catching displays of skill, at the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) Youth Day netball tournament in Mfuleni on 16 June 2014. Read More

Western Cape Government Mourns the Passing of Eddie Zondi

17 June 2014

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

Media Alert: Training for Western Cape Indigenous Games Technical Officials

13 June 2014

Western Cape technical officials will be receiving valuable training when the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) hosts the Indigenous Games Technical Official Refresher Course in Tulbagh on 14 June 2014. Read More

Delight as Community Kick-Boxing Club Opens in Delft

12 June 2014

Many youth in Delft are expected to benefit from a new kick-boxing club opened by the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) and the Sports Trust on 11 June 2014. Read More

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