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Minister Anroux Marais mourns the passing of a giant of SA rugby

23 December 2020

The sudden passing of Arthob Petersen, who served in various positions in SA rugby, has left a gaping hole in this sphere. Mr. Read More

DCAS-supported sport climbing event sees two qualify for Tokyo Olympics

21 December 2020

South Africa’s best male and female climber are headed to Tokyo in 2021 after qualifying for Olympic Games at a Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport-supported event in Cape Town over the weekend. Read More

DCAS-supported Dressage Championships hosted in Stellenbosch

14 December 2020

The Western Cape Dressage Championships took place at the Stellenbosch Riding Club from Friday 11 to Sunday 13 December 2020. Read More

Minister Marais launches new netball facility in Darling

9 December 2020

As we proactively prepare to host the 2023 Netball World Cup in the Western Cape, in the City of Cape Town particularly, Minister Anroux Marais, yesterday, launched a new netball facility at the Gabriel Pharo Sportsgrounds Read More

YearBeyond graduates ready to take on the world of work

4 December 2020

On Thursday, 3 December 2020, 300 youth graduated from the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport’s YearBeyond Academic Programme. Read More

Minister Marais announces suspension of 2020 summer initiation season

2 December 2020

With the resurgence of positive COVID-19 cases in the province, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais, officially confirms that the sacred practice of initiation has been suspended in the provin Read More