A reliable response regarding this question is dependent on the availability of the existence of a national sport facilities database that can filter data as per the required variables such
as province, towns, and suburbs, schools, and coordinates of the exact site where the facility is located.
As a department, we have previously made efforts to ensure establishment of such database by trying to ...
1. Langa Township has been identified as an area of significance and has been given a Grade 1 status. However, the whole geographical area of Langa in Cape town has not been declared as a heritage area. The South African Heritage Resources Agency (SAHRA) has identified the following sites in Langa for future declaration:
(a). My department is indirectly involved in the Vilakazi precinct as a tourist attraction through the National Heritage Council, an agency of the Department of Sport, Arts and Culture, which has submitted a nomination to UNESCO nominating the precinct as part of the Human Rights, Liberation and Reconciliation: Nelson Mandela Legacy World Heritage Site.
(aa) My department provided R7 million in March 2022 to ...
1. The Liliesleaf staff have been kept abreast by the Trustees on measures that have been undertaken by the Trustees regarding the stabilisation and the re-organisation of the Liliesleaf Museum. The Liliesleaf Board met with the staff on 19 April 2022, where the staff was informed that the Department of Sport, Arts and Culture has been granted R7 million to re-establish the museum. The ...More »
Yes, I have been informed about the suspension of Mr Nicolas Wolpe by the Liliesleaf Trust Board. The suspension was based on a forensic investigation report that was launched by the Board on the misappropriation of funds at the Liliesleaf Museum.More »
No, the Department has not deposited the R7 million into the Liliesleaf Trust Account. However, the R7 million was transferred into the account of Freedom Park to assist Liliesleaf with its financial crisis. The funds were paid into the account of Freedom Park because the Liliesleaf Board is still implementing the recommendations of the Board’s investigation on the funding that it had received in ...More »
Yes, a turnaround strategy is being implemented by the Liliesleaf Board to permanently remedy the crisis in Liliesleaf. Furthermore, a team comprising the Department, Liliesleaf Board and Freedom Park is implementing a process towards the declaration of the Liliesleaf Museum as Cultural Institution in accordance with the Cultural Institutions Act, 119 of 1999.More »
The Department is in a process of arranging training with the National School of Government for all senior managers and the induction workshop on Supply Chain Management (SCM) processes will be presented to all staff.More »
(a). All Entities under the Department of Sport, Arts and Culture have qualified Curators.
There are many individual contracts between private parties that are not necessarily brought to the attention of the Department. However, government is currently in the process of changing the existing legislative regime to fight the exploitation of the creatives; and levelling the playing field.
These two pieces of legislation that are currently being reviewed are the Copyright Amendment Bill(CAB) and the Performers Protection Amendment ...