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Effective and professional government communication is essential to democracy

Spelling and factual mistakes cause irreparable damage to department credibility

UIF delays are making me Ters

We can gamble and eat out and one day gwais will be legal, but staying pozi is best — the virus is gaining on us, writes Paddy Harper

Fighting a way out of Covid-19

Artists are trying new ways of working, with few of them able to access state relief funds

Watch it again: Mthethwa briefing on Covid-19 relief fund for sport and arts and culture

The minister will update the nation on funding for the sector as well as present the challenges the department faces

Blessed peace under lockdown

I’ve silenced the Bible Thumper and dumped social media drivel but physical distancing, an art the deputy prez has mastered, is tricky

Athletes count costs as Covid-19 spreads

Comrades winner Bong’musa Mthembu cannot compete because of Covid-19 but is fortunate that he can survive financially. Others are not as lucky as their sources of income have dried up

Fear and uncertainty grip sports due to Covid-19 outbreak

Bankruptcy? Quarantine centres? SA’s sporting bodies are facing their greatest-ever challenge

Paddy Harper: What’s with whities and bog roll?

Covid-19 is playing havoc with my life and mind — no hanging out in the pub and the genetically determined run on white gold

Safa: There will be no football, our decision is final

Danny Jordaan has laid down the law and forbid behind-closed doors matches from going ahead.

Minister greenlights sports to continue behind closed doors

Sports, Arts and Culture Minister Nathi Mthethwa has made clear that the government is not opposed to games going ahead without spectators provided they adhere to strict safety protocols

The national disaster fund will be used to finance preventative measures for Covid-19

Money from the national disaster management fund will be used to fight the spread of the coronavirus and funds from other departments could be used as well

‘Lobbyists stall arts’ new dawn’

Activists believe the president is under pressure from corporates not to sign two Bills that would benefit artists

Arts sidelined in Ramaphosa’s new cabinet

The ANC has, again, appointed a minister of the arts with very little interest in the arts

Mthethwa interfered in ‘death squad’ case — Booysen

he former KwaZulu-Natal Hawks head alleged that the then police minister met with prosecutor irregularly

Arts department messes up again

"We have someone in charge of the department who understands how best to serve the interests of their stakeholders."

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