QUESTION NO. 1025-2014
PRESS STATEMENT IS RECOMMENDED FOR THIS ONE.
FOR WRITTEN REPLY
DATE OF PUBLICATION IN INTERNAL QUESTION PAPER: 22 AUGUST 2014:
(INTERNAL QUESTION PAPER NO 10 -2014)
The question reply 1025 submitted: on 2 September 2014
Dr G A Grootboom (DA) to ask the Minister of Arts and Culture:
(1) Have any heritage sites been identified during the period 1 January
2009 up to the latest specified date for which information is
available; if so,
(a) how many and (b) where are these sites located;
(2) (a) how many of these sites were in disrepair and (b) what total
amount has the department budgeted for such repair?
1) (a) Yes, 52 heritage sites (including 33 graves) have been
identified for declaration and restoration from the period 1
January 2009 to date.
(b). Grave of Beyers Naude Wespark Cemetery, Gauteng
Grave of Nokutela Dube Mayfair Cemetery, Gauteng
Grave of Rahima Moosa Newclare Cemetery, Gauteng
Mandela Statue Tswane, Gauteng
National Heritage Monument Tshwane, Gauteng
OR Tambo Interpretative Centre Bizana, Eastern Cape
JL Dube heritage site Inanda, KwaZulu Natal
Matola Monument Matola, Mozambique,
Inquza Hill Museum Ingquza, Eastern Cape
Bambatha statue Greytown, KwaZulu Natal
Weslyen Church Waaihoek, Free State
Winnie Mandela house Brandfort, Free State
Bram Fischerâs house Bloemfontein, Free State
33 graves and sites declaration 9 Provinces
Cuito Quanevale, Angola
Vienna Camp Angola
Augustino Netto Memorial Angola
Liberation graves Angola,
Nelson Mandela training Barracks Ethiopia,
Liberation Graves Tanzania
2 (a) 11 sites were in disrepair.
(b) A total amount of R833.5Â Million has been budgeted for capital
works over the MTEF period. Provisions for repairs for heritage
sites is made within this budget.
The Question Reply 1025 was approved by the Minister.