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

News and Speeches for Department of Cultural Affairs & Sport

Minister Marais to launch WC Netball Championship in Langebaan

29 April 2021

Tomorrow, 30 April 2021, Minister Anroux Marais will officially launch the 2021 Western Cape Netball Championship, hosted by the West Coast Netball Union, in Langebaan, Saldanha Bay Municipality from 30 April until 2 May 20 Read More

Minister Marais mourns the passing of Nadia Goetham

28 April 2021

The Western Cape publishing community has been shocked and saddened at the loss of Nadia Goetham, who passed away over the weekend. Read More

Minister Marais congratulates 'My Octopus Teacher' on Oscar win

26 April 2021

With great excitement, Minister Anroux Marais congratulates Pippa Ehrlich, James Reed and Craig Foster for bringing home the Oscar for the Best Documentary at the 93rd Academy Awards held in Los Angeles last night.  Read More

R12.9m boost for 145 affiliated sport federations across the province

23 April 2021

Yesterday, 22 April 2021, Minister Anroux Marais visited Caledon as part of the final leg of six ceremonial cheque handovers in which a total of approximately R12.9 million in support was provided to 145 affiliated sport Read More

Sport funding handovers concluded in Overberg

23 April 2021

On Thursday, 22 April 2021, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport hosted the last of six ceremonial cheque handovers, where funding is handed over to sporting federations across the province. Read More

Minister Marais to open new mini-library for the blind in Riversdale

21 April 2021

Tomorrow, 22 April 2021, together with the Executive Mayor, Cllr Grant Riddles and the Hessequa Municipality, Minister Anroux Marais will officially open a new mini-library for the blind at the Riversdale Public Library. Read More

Eden sport federations welcome handover of funding and equipment

20 April 2021

On Monday, 19 April 2021, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport hosted the fifth of six ceremonial cheque handovers, where funding is handed over to sporting federations across the province. Read More

Central Karoo sport federations bolstered through annual funding

16 April 2021

On Thursday, 15 April 2021, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport hosted the fourth of six ceremonial cheque handovers, where funding is handed over to sporting federations across the province. Read More

Metro sport federations urged to safely continue work with funding boost

15 April 2021

On Wednesday, 14 April 2021, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport hosted the third of six ceremonial cheque handovers, where funding is handed over to sporting federations across the province. Read More

Minister Marais welcomes Social Cohesion Advocates

15 April 2021

On Tuesday, 13 April 2021the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport hosted a meeting to introduce the Social Cohesion Advocates (SCAs) that were appointed by the Department of Sport, Arts and Culture. Read More

West Coast sport federations receive support to continue their activities

14 April 2021

On Tuesday, 13 April 2021, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport hosted the second of six ceremonial cheque handovers, where funding is handed over to sporting federations across the province. Read More

Cape Winelands sport federations boosted by funding handover

13 April 2021

On Monday, 12 April 2021, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport embarked on the first of six ceremonial cheque handovers, where funding is handed over to sporting federations across the province. Read More

Minister Marais to present R12.9m financial support to sport federations

12 April 2021

Today, 12 April 2021, will be the first of six ceremonial cheque handovers in which Minister Anroux Marais will present a total of approximately R12.9 million in support of 145 affiliated sport federations across the prov Read More

Statement by minister Marais: We mourn the loss of a leading light for isiXhosa

8 April 2021

The passing of Professor Sizwe Satyo last week has left a void in the sphere of Language development in our province.  Read More