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News and Speeches for Department of Cultural Affairs & Sport

MEC Jenner will be sending off a South African Homeless Street Soccer Team to the Homeless World Cup

1 September 2009

The Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs, Sport and Recreation, Mr Sakkie Jenner will tomorrow, 3 September 2009, be sending off the South African Homeless Street Soccer Team, who will be participating in the Homeless World Cup, later this... Read More

MEC Sakkie Jenner to Launch Riaan Loots Campaign

25 August 2009

The Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs, Sport and Recreation, Mr Sakkie Jenner and his department will this weekend be launching the second phase of its Riaan Loots Campaign in the Wilderness near George. The Campaign will be run in... Read More

MEC Sakkie Jenner to Send Off Members Participating in the Deaflympics

25 August 2009

The Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs, Sport and Recreation, Minister Sakkie Jenner, will on Thursday 27 August 2009 be sending off 10 SA Deaflympics team members, from the Western Cape, who will be representing the country at this year's... Read More

MEC of Cultural Affairs, Sports and Recreation Visits 17 Year Old Paralysed in Rugby Match

6 July 2009

3 July 2009 The Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs, Sport and Recreation, Minister Sakkie Jenner, today visited the 17 year old Donovan Botha, who was injured in a rugby match at the weekend. Read More

MEC Sakkie Jenner to Visit the Cape Town Book Fair

14 June 2009

The Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs, Sport and Recreation, Mr Sakkie Jenner will on Monday 15 June 2009 be visiting the Cape Town Book Fair, to show his support for the valuable work the department's library and language services are doing... Read More

One Year to Go to 2010 FIFA World Cup Celebrations and FANJOL

11 June 2009

To celebrate the long awaited kick-off of the 2009 FIFA Confederations Cup, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport will be hosting a FANJOL in Plettenberg Bay on Sunday, 14 June 2009. Live screenings of the Confederations Cup opening ceremony... Read More

MEC Sakkie Jenner Hand Over Kits to 2010 Football Ambassadors

11 June 2009

As part of the nation wide One Year to go to 2010 celebrations, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs, Sport and Recreation, Sakkie Jenner, will be honouring the valuable role played by the province's 2010 Football Ambassadors in developing... Read More

MEC of Cultural Affairs, Sport and Recreation to Welcome Iraqi Soccer Team

4 June 2009

The Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs, Sport and Recreation, Mr Sakkie Jenner together with the Iraqi ambassador to South Africa, Mr Rasheed Alawsy; will on Saturday 6 June 2009 welcome the Iraqi soccer team, when they arrive at Cape Town... Read More

Nama Choral Workshops

28 May 2009

"Let us sing Nama" Read More

Western Cape Mind Games 2009

27 May 2009

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport, in partnership with the City of Cape Town and the Western Province Sport Council will be hosting the Western Cape Mind Games on Saturday, 30 May 2009 at the Bellville Velodrome. Read More

Africa Day Celebrations 2009

20 May 2009

The 25th of May marks the formation of the Africa Union, the predecessor to the Organisation of African Unity (OAU). But the day is not only about commemorating the OAU. It's also about celebrating the ideals behind it - equality, justice and the... Read More

Western Cape Girls win Schools' Confederation Cup Challenge

18 May 2009

The Western Cape Cultural Affairs, Sport and Recreation MEC Sakkie Jenner, has learned with delight that the Provinces' under 18 Girls' soccer team has been crowned winners of the Schools' Confederation Cup Challenge. Read More

My 2010 School Adventure Schools Confederations Cup

18 May 2009

The newly appointed MEC for Cultural Affairs & Sport, Mr Sakkie Jenner, today formally handed over 80 sport kits to the 4 teams that will represent the Western Cape at the Schools Confederation Cup Final to be held in Johannesburg this weekend. Read More

MEC Sakkie Jenner Saddened by the Death of Stage and Film Icon - Shaun Arnolds

13 May 2009

The newly appointed MEC for Cultural Affairs, Sport and Recreation, Sakkie Jenner, today expressed his sadness at the death of legendary stage and TV actor, Shaun Arnolds. Read More

Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport will Continue to Curb Sport Violence

13 May 2009

Riaan Loots, a young man with a promise of a bright sporting future lost his life in a fatal incident on a Rawsonville rugby field in 2006. This was during a period where a wave of violent sport incidents had engulfed the sport fraternity. Read More

Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport to Celebrate National Archives Week from 18-22 May 2009

13 May 2009

MEC Sakkie Jenner, MEC for Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS), proudly invite learners, students, researchers and all interested people to visit and tour the facilities of the Western Cape Archives to celebrate the role of the Archive in the Western... Read More

Farmworkers Will Showcase their Talents at Sport Day

30 April 2009

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport will be hosting the second Farmworkers' Sport Day on Saturday the 2nd of May in Oudtshoorn at Bridgeton and Bongolethu Sport Grounds. Read More

Iraqi Ambassador praises SA pupils for adopting Iraqi team

29 April 2009

School children delighted the Iraqi Ambassador to South Africa, Rasheed Alawsy by leading the singing the Iraqi National Anthem followed by the South African Anthem at the start of a visit to the Western Cape Sports School, Cape Town Read More

Iraqi Embassy to visit Sports School as part of My 2010 School Adventure campaign

16 April 2009

The Departments of Education, Sport and Recreation, the Embassy of Iraq and the 2010 FIFA World Cup? Organising Committee South Africa (OC) would like to invite members of the media to join them as they visit Western Cape Sports School, to be held... Read More

Second Annual isiXhosa Festival to be Held in March 2009

25 March 2009

Sithetha isiXhosa samaXhosa emaXhoseni!! The last weekend of the month will mark the celebration of isiXhosa language at KwaLanga, Western Cape's first Xhosa speaking township. Read More

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