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2013/2014 BUDGET SPEECH

I stand before you today to present to this august house and the masses of our people, the 2013/2014 budget speech for the Department of Sport, Arts and Culture. ......

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NORTH WEST GOVERNMENT LAUNCHES SPORT COUNCIL

In a concerted effort to laying good foundation for sport development and administration in the Province, the Department of Sport, Arts and Culture in the North West Province, together with (spell out) SASCOC, will on Saturday, September 22 oversee the launch of the Provincial Sport Council at Mahikeng Hotel School starting at 09H00. The event will be addressed by MEC Tebogo Modise......

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MMABANA COMES ALIVE WITH STAGING OF ONCE A WOMAN

As part of the Department of Sport, Arts and Culture’s drive to rejuvenate Mmabana Arts, Culture and Sport Foundation, the Department has partnered with the Foundation to stage a series of productions, beginning with Once a Woman. This top-class production explores the life of an ordinary woman performing extraordinary things in a male-dominated world.....

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NW PROVINCE HOST PROVINCIAL SURVIVOR YOUTH CAMP 2 .

Following the success of the first survivor youth camp hosted early in April 2012, the Department of Sport, Arts and Culture in North West Province will from 23 -27 July 2012 host a Youth Camp for people whose age range between 19 – 25 at Klein Marico Recreation Center near Zeerust....

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Nelson Mandela month programme launch .

Minister of Arts and Culture Mr. Paul Mashatile invites the media to the launch of Nelson Mandela Month. The event will take place on Monday, 09 July 2012 in Zeerust, North West Province...

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Department of Sport arts and Culture Provides Rural Community Free Access to Internet -06 February 2012 .

In its quest opening dooors of learning to all, the Department of Sport, Arts and Culture through Library...

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‘’Squeezing Crime to Zero’’ through Sport, Arts and Culture.

The Department of Sport, Arts and Culture in collaboration with Mmabana Foundation and the South African Police Service will be celebrating the National Police Day...

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WESTERN PROVINCE YOUTH ON TOP AT TABLE TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIPS.

Western Province Juniours teams cruised their way to the top of the medals when they clinched 4 gold and 1 silver at the South African Table Tennis Board National Championships...

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OR TAMBO Soccer Challenge.

Sunday 13th November 2011: Venue-Royal Bafokeng stadium...

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DSAC declares war on poverty through HIV community pregramme.

The North West provincial government's Department of Sport, Arts and Culture will this week embark on an HIV/AIDS prevention and intervention community drive as part of its programmes building up to World Aids Day...

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NW HOST TOP PSL TEAMS TO HONOUR OR TAMBO.

Four of South Africa’s soccer giants – league champions Orlando Pirates, Platinum Stars, Mamelodi Sundowns and Bloemfontein Celtics - will lock horns at the Royal Bafokeng Sport Palace on Sunday November 13..

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Our Golden Oldies ready for a national pride .

The North West Province golden games team for 2011 National Games comprising about 106 participants is ready to conquer this year's competition from the 18-20th October at Seisa Ramabodu stadium, Bloemfontein..

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North West Province holds 08th National Oral History Conference .

National Department of Arts and Culture, North West Department of Sport, Arts and Culture Oral History Association of South Africa (OHASA) will hold the 08th National Oral History Conference under the theme “Past distortions, present realities;..

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Active Oldies to be selected for the National Games .

The Department of Sport Arts and Culture and Department of Social Development, Women & Children and People with Disability have this year collaborated in the delivery of the Provincial Golden Games. On Friday 23rd September 2011, four Districts..

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North West Sports indaba and development of recreation strategy is happening .

As he takes government's momentum of sport transormation and development foward, MEC Hlomane Chauke is expected to give marching orders with a keynote address..

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North West host the class of '96 match.

The North West Province in its quest to place itself strategically as a host to high class will on consecutive weekends play host to important activities..

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North West Indegenous games team selection .

As we forge service delivery mandate of government foward, knowing and upholding our hilistic identity is of utmost importance..


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North West Provincial Women’s Day Celebrations .

On the 09th August 2011 the women of the Province will converge at Montshiwa Stadium to commemorate Women’s day with a single aim of charting forward further emancipation of women in all spheres..


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Media briefing of unveiling August Month.

It is with great enthusiasm as the Department of Sport, Arts and Culture-North West Province to unleash our plan of August month 2011 to our citezenry as well as nationally..


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North West shines in Team SA to Greece- Special Olympics.

MEC Hlomane Chauke wishes North West Athletes Mpho Morapedi, Sophy Kotane and Annemarie Froneman good luck as they will represent North West Province as part of 83 athles that will represent South Africa for International Special Olympics Games that will be held fromt the 25 June-4 July in Greece..


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North West selects future stars.

The North West Department of Sport, Arts and Culture together with North West Federations continue to nurture talent of young people in the province by giving them an opportunity to showcase their talents and afford them a platform to build their future.
One platfor that has revealed success is the SA Games, where young people across the province will participate in 14 sporting codes to unleash their talents.............


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North West Provincial celebrates Youth Day in Moruleng

The North West Provincial Celebrations of Youth Day will take place at Moruleng Stadium, in Moses Kotane Local Municipality on 16th June 2011 at 10h00. The Month of June is declared youth month in recognition and celebration of the bravery..........


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Mmabana Arts, Culture & Sport Foundation (MACSAF) Forensic Investigation Report.
31 May 2011

"Upon our deployment to the Department of Sports Arts and Culture almost nine months ago, we presented our vision to change on how sport, arts and culture activities must be implemented in this Province.
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Past distortions, present realities; (Re)constriction(s) and (re)confoguration(s) of oral history.
16 May 2011

North West Province will host the Eight National Oral History Conference from 11 - 14 October 2011. This to promote and preserve the oral history of the country with the view of capturing lost voices and muted identities, especially African experiences. The Department of Sport, Arts and Culture (DSAC) thus invites those who are knowledgeable in this field to submit papers under the theme Past distortions, present realities; (Re)constriction(s) and (re)confoguration(s) of oral history. For more information kindly see attached. ...
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Budget Speech.
26 April 2011

Honourable Speaker, our place in the sun has been affirmed, our position in the books of history is definite, the voices of our forefathers are still echoing in our ears, the wishes of our course are on track...
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North West Province celebrates freedom day at Dinokana.
20 April 2011

The Provincial Celebrations of Freedon day will take place at Dinokana village in Ramotshere Moiloa Local Municipality on 27th April 2011...
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North West Provincial Government hosts National Liberation Heritage Route Summit.
28 March 2011

The National Heritage Council in collaboration with The Department of Sport, Arts & Culture - North West Provincial Government will be hosting the National Liberation Heritage Route Summit from the 05 – 06 April 2011, at Rustenburg Orion Safari Lodge, at 09h00... read more...


North West hosts two national disability games.
23 March 2011

The North West province is the proud host of the National Summer Games for the deaf from the 24-28 March 2011 in Potchefstroom and the Nedmank National Championships for the physically impaired in Rustenburg from the 26-31 March... read more...



North West Department of Sport, Arts and Culture celebrates International Mother Language day.
21 February 2011

The North West Department of Sport, Arts and Culture will on Friday, 25 February 2011 at Embassy Hall, at 09h00 hold the celebrations of International Mother Language day. The day has been observed yearly since 2000 throughout the world to promote linguistic and cultural diversity and multilingualism... read more...


North West launches magnificent Fridays.
16 February 2011

North West Department of Sport, Arts and Culture will launch the "magnificent fridays" campaign on Thursday 17 February 2011 at Tsetse village-Ramatlabama.. read more...


MEC Chauke's vision about Mmabana Foundation - 2011.
02 February 2011

MEC Hlomane Chauke gives his vision on Mmabana.. read more...


Opening of the Legislature will never be the same again-Chauke .
02 February 2011

The Department has come up with with a a cultural programme befitting the importance and quality of the event.. read more...


North West Province Government Commemorates Skierlik Massacre .
15 January 2011

Day of reconciliation is of national significance in the calender of the Republic of South Africa; read more...


North West Province commemorates reconciliation day.
14 December 2010

Day of reconciliation is of national significance in the calender of the Republic of South Africa; read more...


100% North West Mega Expo Music/ Jazz Concert.
30 November 2010

As part of promoting the provincial Mega Expo event, the Department of Sport, Arts and Culture partnered with Nare Events, organizers of 60s Party to organize 100% North West Mega Expo Music/ Jazz Concert; read more...


North West Gymnaestrada Team participate at the National Selections
02 August 2010

After scintillating both the audience and the South African Gymnastics Federation (SAGF) top hierarchy during the National Gymnaestrada Festival in Durban – KwaZulu/Natal in March 2010; read more...


Mmabana Board - Call for nomination
09 July 2010

Member of the Executive Council for Sport, Arts and Culture in the North West Province Hon. Me. G Bothman invites nominations from members of the public read more...


PACC - call for nomination
09 July 2010

The North West Province Arts and Culture Council is a Legal Entity established through the North West Arts and Culture Council Act No.8 of 2000. read more...


Budget Speech 2010/2011
01 June 2010

Honorable Speaker
Honorable Premier
Honorable members of the provincial legislature
Honorable members of parliament read more...


Team North West Off To Durban For Gymnaestrada Event
23 March 2010

The Send Off ceremony for Team North West participating at the National Gymnaestrada in Durban will be held on Friday, 26 March 2010 at Rustenburg, Phokeng Civic Center starting at 17H30. read more...


Application for Bursary

North West Provincial Arts and Culture Council offers bursaries to study Crafts, Dance, Drama/Theatre, Graphic Design, Literature, Music and etc, read more...


Application for Project Funding

North West Provincial Arts and Culture Council funding for projects in Crafts, Dance, Drama/Theatre, Graphic Design, Literature, Music ,Visual Arts and etc, read more...


Anglo- Boer War Exhibition at Mafikeng Museum

In a concerted effort to educate the nation about events of the past as well as to make museums accessible to communities, Mafikeng Museum has started an exhibition programme that is intended to run for an extended period until 2010. read more...


Team North West shines at the National Golden Games

The North West team of senior citizens making a debut at the National Golden Games made their presence felt when they scooped 24 medals during the championships that were held in Port Elizabeth on 27-29 October 2009. read more...


2010 Summit

After hosting a successful 2009 Confederations Cup, the North West Provincial government, Royal Bafokeng Administration and the Rustenburg Local Municipality will hold a Summit to discuss lessons learned as well as chart a way forward towards 2010 read more...


Call For Applications For 2009/10

The North West Provincial Arts and Culture Council invite individuals and groups active in Crafts,Dance,literature,theatre,music,visual arts, film and multi discipline to apply for funding towards Arts projects, bursary or block institutional bursary full time studies read more...


Departmental Budget Speech 8th July 2009

We are here today to reflect on our achievements, challenges and plans with a view to continuing on our mandate to better the lives of our people through our programmes and activities 8TH JULY 2009 read more...


Departmental Budget Speech 8th July 2009

We are here today to reflect on our achievements, challenges and plans with a view to continuing on our mandate to better the lives of our people through our programmes and activities 8TH JULY 2009 read more...


North West Province host the National Netball Championship

The North West Central Netball Association in collaboration with the North West Department of Sport, Arts and Culture will host the under 19 and under 21 Netball Championships from 06th – 11th July 2009 at the Mmabatho Stadium Netball Courts. read more...


Top News


State of the Province Address by Premier Maureen Modiselle

"We are marking the opening of the 4th Term of this Democratic Parliament of the people on the eve of the 33rd Anniversary of the June 16 Student uprising in 1976. This date in the calendar of the history shall remain a constant reminder of the highest price paid by our predecessors " read more...


State of the Nation Address by His Excellency JG Zuma, President of the Republic of South Africa, Joint Sitting of Parliament, Cape Town

In their overwhelming numbers, they confirmed that working together we can do more to fight poverty and build a better life for all. They were encouraged by the vision of an inclusive society, a South Africa that belongs to all, a nation united in its diversity, a people working together for the greater good of all. read more...


Mafikeng Museum celebrates International Museum day

Mafikeng Museum will on Monday, 18th May 2009 join the International Community in celebrating the International museum day, under the theme “Museums and Tourism” through which tourism and museums objectives are advanced. This day is celebrated all over the world since 1977. read more...


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