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News and Speeches for Department of Cultural Affairs & Sport

Media Alert: Rocklands Community Hall to receive Provincial Heritage Site plaque

19 August 2019

In commemoration of the historical meeting of 20 August 1983 which led to the establishment of the United Democratic Front (UDF), Minister Anroux Marais will tomorrow officially unveil the Provincial Heritage Site plaque at the Rocklands C Read More

Minister Marais commends empowering Youth Development Programmes on the ground

15 August 2019

Yesterday, 14 August 2019, Minister Anroux Marais engaged with youth development programmes creating a positive sense of belonging and sustainable empowerment as an alternate to the social ills plaguing the communities of Athlone, Bellvill Read More

Eluxolweni and Gansbaai libraries reopen after major upgrades

14 August 2019

Residents of Gansbaai and Eluxolweni, Pearly Beach will now have access to a greater range of books and more computers after upgrades to two libraries were unveiled by the Western Cape Depa Read More

Media Alert: Minister Anroux Marais to open two new libraries in Overstrand

12 August 2019

Tomorrow, 13 August 2019, Minister Anroux Marais will officially open two new libraries in the Overstrand Municipality: one in Eluxoweni and the other in Gansbaai. Read More

Minister Anroux Marais to launch 60 Day Countdown to Voet Van Afrika Marathon

12 August 2019

Tomorrow, 13 August 2019, as sponsoring partner, Minister Anroux Marais will attend the 60 Day Countdown Press Conference launching the 2019 Voet Van Afrika Marath Read More

WC Para Athletes return with 13 of the 22 medals won in Switzerland

6 August 2019

MEDIA STATEMENT: WC PARA ATHLETES RETURN WITH 13 OF THE 22 MEDALS WON AT THE WORLD PARA ATHLETICS JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS Read More

Indigenous Languages Dialogue supports unified continent

5 August 2019

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport ( Read More

Overberg shows off sporting superstars

29 July 2019

Local sportsmen and women were celebrated for their outstanding achievements at the annual Overberg Sport Awards on Saturday, 27 July. Read More

Western Cape Language Committee welcomes new members

26 July 2019

On 25 July 2019, three new members were inducted into the ranks of the Western Cape Language Committee (WCLC.)  Read More

Cape Town’s top sportspeople honoured at awards ceremony

25 July 2019

Cape Town’s top athletes were recognised and awarded on Wednesday, 24 July 2019 when the Cape Town District Sport Awards took place at Old Mutual in Pinelands. Read More

WC Government bid farewell to SA Homeless Street Soccer World Cup Team

24 July 2019

JOINT MEDIA STATEMENT: WESTERN CAPE GOVERNMENT OFFICIALLY BID FAREWELL TO SA HOMELESS STREET SOCCER WORLD CUP TEAM Read More

WC Government to bid farewell to SA Homeless Street Soccer World Cup Team

22 July 2019

MEDIA ALERT: WESTERN CAPE GOVERNMENT TO OFFICIALLY BID FAREWELL TO SA HOMELESS STREET SOCCER WORLD CUP TEAM Read More

Team South Africa 2023 congratulate Liverpool on Vitality Netball World Cup

22 July 2019

Media Statement: Team South Africa 2023 congratulate Liverpool on Vitality Netball World Cup Read More

Minister Anroux Marais mourns the loss of Johnny Clegg

17 July 2019

It is with great sadness that we mourn the loss of the great Johnny Clegg. Read More

Accessibility and technology the focus as Archives Awareness Week kicks off

15 July 2019

Accessibility and technology the focus as annual Archives Awareness Week kicks off Read More

Media Statement: Minister Marais to launch National Archives Awareness Week

12 July 2019

As we celebrate 25 years of democracy this year, the Archives service will be reflecting on this period, through programmes and activities during the National Annual Archives Awareness Week from 15 to 19 July 2019. Read More

Central Karoo Sports Academy bags five medals at Knysna Oyster Festival

9 July 2019

Central Karoo Sports Academy bags five medals at Knysna Oyster Festival cross country The Central Karoo Sport Academy took home no less than five medals at the recent Knysna Oyster Festival cross country in June. Read More

Media Statement: Case for Sport reveals R8.8b contribution to Province's GDP

8 July 2019

MEDIA STATEMENT: CASE FOR SPORT REVEALS R8.8 BILLION CONTRIBUTION TO PROVINCE’S GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT (GDP) Read More

Media Statement: Minister Marais mourns the loss of Mr John Fredericks

8 July 2019

It is with great sadness that we mourn the loss of Mr John Fredericks, author and film writer of the iconic Noem My Skollie movie. Read More

Team Western Cape announced at Provincial Indigenous Games

8 July 2019

After a weekend of friendly competition, the team set to represent the Western Cape at the Read More

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