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There was a need for a multi-pronged approach to deal with racism in South Africa, said Arts and Culture Minister Nathi Mthethwa at the launch Anti-Racism Week, an initiative announced by the newly established Anti-Racism Network South Africa.
South Africa's Department of Arts and Culture says art and music can help the country as a whole, through encouraging its young citizens to hone their artistic skills to keep them from turning to a life of crime. Sectorial and provincial consultations taking place throughout the country.
The Department of Arts and Culture has earmarked start-up funding of R5-million for the Living Legends Legacy Project. Through the initiative, established artists will transfer their skills and knowledge to younger artists, while allowing the careers of the legends to continue to grow.
"Heritage sites and national monuments have cultural significance and value because of their importance to a community in revealing a pattern of South Africa’s history," writes Arts & Culture Minister Nathi Mthethwa.
The remains of Moses Kotane and JB Marks, who were buried in Russia in the 1970s, during the struggle against apartheid, will be repatriated. They will be reburied in North West. "They will be remembered as heroes of our liberation struggle," said Art and Culture Minister Nathi Mthethwa.
THE inauguration of South Africa's President-elect, Jacob Zuma, will take place at the Nelson Mandela Amphitheatre at the Union Buildings in Pretoria. Public viewing...
The police will step up their fight against alcohol and drug abuse, as these are key factors underlying violent crime in South Africa, Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa said after the release of the country's national crime statistics in Pretoria on Thursday.