MEC

 

MEC for Arts, Culture, Sport & Recreation,
Mrs B.N. Sithole-Moloi, MPL

Dundee July 2018
  
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Exciting Harry Gwala Summer Cup Rural Horse Riding event bring economic spin-offs for locals

With the dust barely settled following an exciting Harry Gwala Summer Cup Rural Horse Riding yesterday, enthusiasm is already building up towards the staging of the 10th anniversary of the rural horse riding event next year. Thousands of horse racing enthusiasts braved the chilly and misty weather at Kilmun village, near Underberg in the KZN midlands on Saturday, 18/11/18, to witness eight highly competitive races that saw jockeys and their horses compete for the total stake of R140 000, which has grown from last year’s R80 000 prize money. Read more...

  
MEC Sithole-Moloi applauds first provincial disability games

MEC for Arts, Culture, Sport and Recreation, Bongi Sithole-Moloi has applauded the disability sector for their commitment to doing things for themselves instead of relying on government and others. Sithole-Moloi was speaking at the conclusion of the KZN Provincial Disability Games at Stanger High School in KwaDukuza, Ilembe District, on the KwaZulu-Natal north coast on Saturday, 10/11/18. The Games involved players with disability from the Province’s 11 districts who competed in different sport codes during the day-long event. Read more...

  
Provincial Disability Games return to Ilembe District

KwaDukuza is gearing up to host the Provincial Disability Games at Stanger High School in Ilembe District on Saturday, 10 November 2018. The Games are part of a comprehensive response to issues raised by disabled people during the KZN Disability Summit which was hosted by the MEC for Arts, Culture, Sport and Recreation, Bongi Sithole-Moloi in November 2016. The Summit was hosted to discuss and find solutions to challenges faced by people with disability in the arts, culture, sport and recreation sectors. Read more...

  
Sport MEC extends her condolences following death of coach, Roger Sikhakhane

The MEC for Arts, Culture, Sport and Recreation, Bongi Sithole-Moloi is saddened by the passing away of Royal Eagles coach, Roger Sikhakhane on Saturday, 03/11/18. “We have learnt with shock of the death of Coach Roger Sikhakhane this morning. We were aware that he has not been well for some time. But we were hoping that he would recover and continue with his good work of leading one of our National First Division teams Royal Eagles FC to promotion at the end of the season,” said MEC Sithole-Moloi. Read more...

  
Thousands attend KZN’s Big Walk and Recreation Day


KwaZulu-Natal capital, Pietermaritzburg came alive this past week-end as the province’s Department of Sport and Recreation staged two major fun filled events to encourage active and healthy lifestyles. Read more....
  
Register for National Recreation Day/Big Walk 2018
The KZN Department of Sport and Recreation is encouraging active and healthy lifestyles in KwaZulu-Natal this weekend. Join us for the celebration of National Recreation Day on Friday, 5th October at Mehlokazulu High School, Imbali, Pietermaritzburg at 8am. Activities include 5km fun walk, aerobics and others.  
At 8am on Sunday, 7th October, Pietermaritzburg’s new Msunduzi Athletics Stadium will host the National Big Walk comprising 5km and 10km walks and loads of fun activities. Email completed registration forms to Wandile.Meyiwa@kzndsr.gov.za or hand deliver at Sport and Recreation House, 135 Pietermaritz Street, Pietermaritzburg. The Department of Sport and Recreation KZN; supporting an active and winning province. Click here for registration forms. 
The KZN Department of Sport and Recreation is encouraging active and healthy lifestyles in KwaZulu-Natal this weekend. Join us for the celebration of National Recreation Day on Friday, 5th October at Mehlokazulu High School, Imbali, Pietermaritzburg at 8am. Activities include 5km fun walk, aerobics and others.  
At 8am on Sunday, 7th October, Pietermaritzburg’s new Msunduzi Athletics Stadium will host the National Big Walk comprising 5km and 10km walks and loads of fun activities. Email completed registration forms to Wandile.Meyiwa@kzndsr.gov.za or hand deliver at Sport and Recreation House, 135 Pietermaritz Street, Pietermaritzburg. The Department of Sport and Recreation KZN; supporting an active and winning province. Click here for registration forms. 

The KZN Department of Sport and Recreation is encouraging active and healthy lifestyles in KwaZulu-Natal this weekend. Join us for the celebration of National Recreation Day on Friday, 5th October at Mehlokazulu High School, Imbali, Pietermaritzburg at 8am. Activities include 5km fun walk, aerobics and others.
 
At 8am on Sunday, 7th October, Pietermaritzburg’s new Msunduzi Athletics Stadium will host the National Big Walk comprising 5km and 10km walks and loads of fun activities. Email completed registration forms to Wandile.Meyiwa@kzndsr.gov.za or hand deliver at Sport and Recreation House, 135 Pietermaritz Street, Pietermaritzburg. The Department of Sport and Recreation KZN; supporting an active and winning province. Click here for registration forms.
  
MEC applauds triumphant KZN IGs team

Team KZN are the undisputed champions of the indigenous games following yet another successful defence of the National Indigenous Games Festival crown. The KwaZulu-Natal team defended the championship title for the 8th consecutive during the week-long games that were held at Seshego stadium in Polokwane on 24 - 28 September. The KZN teams excelled in the majority of the games codes that they participated in such as ncuva, khokho, umlabalaba, amagende, drie-stokkies and juskei. Read more...

  
Sporting icons celebrated at the 2018 KZN Sport Awards

A galaxy of sporting stars bit their nails, fumbled nervously and sweated profusely as they awaited the much-anticipated announcement of the winners of the 2018 KZN Sport Awards at a glittering ceremony at the Durban ICC last night, 25 September. Read more...

  
Vote for KZN Sport Personality of the Year – KZN Sport Awards


With the KZN Sport Awards a few days away, the public is encouraged to vote for their favourite sports personalities through an SMS vote line in the Sports Personality of the Year category. The KZN Sport Awards ceremony will be held on Tuesday, 25 September at the Inkosi Albert Luthuli International Convention Centre in Durban (ICC). To vote SMS KZNSPORT2018 followed by the initials of your favourite sports star to 33258. Voting lines are now open. Click here for more the list of nominees. Read more...
  
COUNTDOWN HAS BEGUN TO THE 2018 KWAZULU-NATAL SPORT AWARDS

KwaZulu-Natal is only days away from hosting the coveted 2018 KZN Sport Awards at a glittering awards ceremony to be hosted by the Department of Sport and Recreation in partnership with the KZN Sports Confederation.The sixth KZN Sport Awards which is expected to attract 800 guests will honour sports heroes and heroines at the Inkosi Albert Luthuli International Convention Centre (Durban ICC) on Tuesday, 25 September at 18h30. Read more...

  
KZN senior citizens compete in Golden Games

The Province’s senior citizens braved the scorching Richards Bay weather on Wednesday, 12/09/18, to display their sporting talents during KZN Indigenous Games held at Umhlathuze Sports Complex. The Games involved teams from different districts and were used to select a team to represent KwaZulu-Natal in the upcoming national contest in October in the Free State. Read more...

  
1st ASPC African Sport Forum focuses on African solutions for African Athletes


The KwaZulu-Natal Department of Sport and Recreation in partnership with the Association of Sport Performance Centres (ASPC) hosted the successful 1st ASPC African Sport Forum at the Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban on 6-7 September 2018. The event was also supported by the South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC), the eThekwini Municipality and the Durban Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Read more...
  
In his father’s footsteps – Mandela Youth Run

The son of legendary runner, Willie Mtolo, Mdumiseni has showed signs of retaining the family legacy by winning the juniors’ leg of the Nelson Mandela Day Marathon, the Youth Run that took place on the eve of the main race. Read more...

  
EThekwini Metro claim KZN Indigenous Games victory

EThekwini Metro has been crowned overall champions of the 2018 KwaZulu-Natal Indigenous Games after beating other 10 Districts during the provincial games in Newcastle, in northern KwaZulu-Natal this weekend. The games were held at Newcastle’s Arbor Park Grounds under the Amajuba District starting on Friday-Saturday, 10 August -11 August 2018. Read more...

  
KZN Indigenous Games get underway in Newcastle

The KwaZulu-Natal Provincial Indigenous Games will take place in Newcastle in northern KZN this weekend. The Games - organised by the Department of Sport and Recreation in partnership with KZN Indigenous Games Council - will be played at Newcastle’s Arbor Park, on Friday and Saturday, 10-11 August. Read more...

  
Usuthu win 2018 KZN Premier’s Cup

Amazulu FC were crowned 2018 champions of the KZN Premier’s Cup football tournament that took place over the past weekend, 28/29 July in Durban. The pre-season tournament, organised by the KwaZulu-Natal Department of Sport and Recreation, involved seven professional teams from the Province that are campaigning in the Premier Soccer League’s Premiership Division and the National First Division. Read more...

  
 
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