Nathi Mthethwa

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Nathi Mthethwa said : "Some years ago, the department did research, and the research findings were that the majority of the people in South Africa are not familiar with the national symbols, and because of that, we...embarked on a variety of programmes," External link

news24 Wednesday, May 18, 2022 7:24:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “Denner wants to trivialise the flag. No, it’s the mandate of the department to create among other things monuments and this flag is a monument for democracy in this country and we make no bones about that,” External link

citizen Wednesday, May 18, 2022 9:23:00 AM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : "Action must be taken on this particular matter and with urgency, taking into cognisance what they have said is the legal opinion from their lawyers," External link

news24 Tuesday, May 17, 2022 4:02:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “We do, however, sorely acknowledge the drawback of the gains Africa had recorded prior to the advent of the COVID-19 pandemic,” External link

sanews Monday, May 9, 2022 4:18:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “Inherent, therefore in Freedom Month 2022’s theme is our conviction that besides the many challenges that have threatened to stymie this important constitutional democratic project, there are gains that we ought to safeguard,” External link

sanews Friday, April 8, 2022 2:54:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “The matter was escalated to Sascoc in 2019. The then acting CEO refused to act against the federation,” External link

businessday Wednesday, March 2, 2022 5:52:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “Also since this national indaba, the Department of Women, Youth and Persons with Disabilities developed a National Strategic Plan (NSP), in which all commitments on practical interventions are codified, monitored and reported about periodically as a way to gauge progress or otherwise. On the legislative front, there has also been progress, given the latest enactment into law of the three anti-GBV Bills,” External link

sanews Tuesday, March 1, 2022 4:34:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa told : "The Social Justice inquiry is Cricket South Africa's initiative, [but] we have encouraged other federations to do the same," External link

news24 Tuesday, February 8, 2022 8:58:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa acrescentou : "A Guernsey comprometeu-se a providenciar o regresso da chave à África do Sul, em consulta com as autoridades sul-africanas competentes. Os pormenores de tais disposições serão disponibilizados ao público no momento apropriado" External link

24-sapo Saturday, January 8, 2022 2:40:00 AM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa acrescentou : "A Guernsey comprometeu-se a providenciar o regresso da chave à África do Sul, em consulta com as autoridades sul-africanas competentes. Os pormenores de tais disposições serão disponibilizados ao público no momento apropriado" External link

jn Friday, January 7, 2022 8:21:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “The key symbolises South Africa’s painful history whilst also representing triumph of the human spirit over evil. This key is living proof of South Africans’ long walk to freedom and belongs to the people of South Africa. It therefore must rightfully be returned to the country,” External link

citizen Friday, January 7, 2022 4:57:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said ( about Nelson Mandela ) : “The South African Heritage Resources Agency (SAHRA) believes that such items also form part of the national estate,” “SAHRA must engage the Mandela family and Nelson Mandela Foundation with a view to establishing whether all other items intended for auctioning form part of the national estate,” External link

citizen Friday, January 7, 2022 4:57:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa alisema : "Ufunguo unaashiria historia chungu ya Afrika Kusini huku pia ikiwakilisha ushindi wa roho ya mwanadamu dhidi ya uovu," External link

bbc-swahili Friday, January 7, 2022 2:40:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa added ( about Saida Harrigan ) : "The key belongs to the people of South Africa under the care of Robben Island Museum and the South African State. It is not anyone's personal belonging," External link

allafrica Sunday, December 26, 2021 9:11:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa dénonce : "C'est insupportable que Guernsey's, qui est clairement conscient de l'histoire douloureuse de notre pays et du symbolisme de la clé, envisage de la vendre aux enchères sans aucune consultation du gouvernement sud-africain, des autorités chargées du patrimoine en Afrique du Sud et du musée de Robben Island" External link

laprovence Sunday, December 26, 2021 7:20:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said ( about Saida Harrigan ) : "This key belongs to the people of South Africa under the care of Robben Island Museum and the South African State. It is not anyone's personal belonging," External link

arkansasonline Sunday, December 26, 2021 1:30:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : "The key must be returned to its rightful owners with immediate effect and this auction must be halted," External link

arkansasonline Sunday, December 26, 2021 1:30:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said ( about Saida Harrigan ) : “This key belongs to the people of South Africa under the care of Robben Island museum and the South African state. It is not anyone’s personal belonging,” “The key must be returned to its rightful owners with immediate effect and this auction must be halted” External link

africanewswire Sunday, December 26, 2021 10:15:00 AM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa added ( about Saida Harrigan ) : “The key belongs to the people of South Africa under the care of Robben Island Museum and the South African State. It is not anyone’s personal belonging,” External link

expressindia Saturday, December 25, 2021 8:24:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa dénonce : «C’est insupportable que Guernsey’s, qui est clairement conscient de l’histoire douloureuse de notre pays et du symbolisme de la clé, envisage de la vendre aux enchères sans aucune consultation du gouvernement sud-africain, des autorités chargées du patrimoine en Afrique du Sud et du musée de Robben Island» External link

lessentiel-lu-fr Saturday, December 25, 2021 7:38:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa added ( about Saida Harrigan ) : "It is unfathomable for Guernsey's, which is clearly aware of the painful history of our country and the symbolism of the key, to consider auctioning the key without any consultation with the South African government, the heritage authorities in South Africa and Robben Island Museum," External link

heart Saturday, December 25, 2021 5:53:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa dénonce : "C'est insupportable que Guernsey's, qui est clairement conscient de l'histoire douloureuse de notre pays et du symbolisme de la clé, envisage de la vendre aux enchères sans aucune consultation du gouvernement sud-africain, des autorités chargées du patrimoine en Afrique du Sud et du musée de Robben Island" External link

franceinfo Saturday, December 25, 2021 5:34:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa added ( about Saida Harrigan ) : "It is unfathomable for Guernsey's, which is clearly aware of the painful history of our country and the symbolism of the key, to consider auctioning the key without any consultation with the South African government, the heritage authorities in South Africa and Robben Island Museum," External link

piratefm Saturday, December 25, 2021 12:35:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “This key belongs to the people of SA under the care of Robben Island Museum and the SA state. It is not anyone’s personal belonging‚” External link

businessday Saturday, December 25, 2021 10:37:00 AM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said ( about Ronald Lamola ) : “The key must be returned to its rightful owners with immediate effect and this auction must be halted‚” “I am now in discussions with the Robben Island Museum council‚ the minister of justice and correctional services‚ Ronald Lamola‚ and the National Heritage Council to consider appropriate steps that must be taken to stop the auction and to secure the return of the key to SA” External link

businessday Saturday, December 25, 2021 10:37:00 AM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said ( about Saida Harrigan ) : “This key belongs to the people of South Africa under the care of Robben Island museum and the South African state. It is not anyone’s personal belonging,” “The key must be returned to its rightful owners with immediate effect and this auction must be halted” External link

citizen Saturday, December 25, 2021 9:53:00 AM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa added ( about Saida Harrigan ) : "The key belongs to the people of South Africa under the care of Robben Island Museum and the South African State. It is not anyone's personal belonging," External link

deutschewelle-en Saturday, December 25, 2021 6:00:00 AM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : "The key must be returned to its rightful owners with immediate effect and this auction must be halted," External link

abc-au Saturday, December 25, 2021 5:09:00 AM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said ( about Saida Harrigan ) : “This key belongs to the people of South Africa under the care of Robben Island Museum and the South African State. It is not anyone’s personal belonging,” External link

news-yahoo Friday, December 24, 2021 10:10:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said ( about Saida Harrigan ) : "This key belongs to the people of South Africa under the care of Robben Island Museum and the South African State. It is not anyone's personal belonging," External link

startribune Friday, December 24, 2021 9:47:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : "The key must be returned to its rightful owners with immediate effect and this auction must be halted," External link

startribune Friday, December 24, 2021 9:47:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said ( about Saida Harrigan ) : “This key belongs to the people of South Africa under the care of Robben Island Museum and the South African State. It is not anyone’s personal belonging,” External link

seattlepi Friday, December 24, 2021 9:40:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said ( about Saida Harrigan ) : “This key belongs to the people of South Africa under the care of Robben Island Museum and the South African State. It is not anyone’s personal belonging,” External link

independent-UK Friday, December 24, 2021 9:37:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said ( about Saida Harrigan ) : "This key belongs to the people of South Africa under the care of Robben Island museum and the South African state. It is not anyone's personal belonging," "The key must be returned to its rightful owners with immediate effect and this auction must be halted" External link

afp-en Friday, December 24, 2021 9:14:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa dénonce : "C’est insupportable que Guernsey’s, qui est clairement conscient de l’histoire douloureuse de notre pays et du symbolisme de la clé, envisage de la vendre aux enchères sans aucune consultation du gouvernement sud-africain, des autorités chargées du patrimoine en Afrique du Sud et du musée de Robben Island" External link

lavenir Friday, December 24, 2021 8:41:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa dénonce : "C'est insupportable que Guernsey's, qui est clairement conscient de l'histoire douloureuse de notre pays et du symbolisme de la clé, envisage de la vendre aux enchères sans aucune consultation du gouvernement sud-africain, des autorités chargées du patrimoine en Afrique du Sud et du musée de Robben Island" External link

afp-fr Friday, December 24, 2021 7:51:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “The reconciliation we speak about here is a project that involves all South Africans,” External link

sanews Thursday, December 16, 2021 6:14:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “The atrocities committed by Israel against Palestinians are well documented and government, as the legitimate representative of the people of South Africa, cannot in good conscience associate itself with such” External link

citizen Wednesday, December 1, 2021 2:59:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said ( about Saida Harrigan ) : “The atrocities committed by Israel against Palestinians are well documented and government, as the legitimate representative of the people of South Africa, cannot in good conscience associate itself with such,” External link

citizen Sunday, November 28, 2021 9:49:00 AM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said ( about Saida Harrigan ) : “The atrocities committed by Israel against Palestinians are well documented and government, as the legitimate representative of the people of South Africa, cannot in good conscience associate itself with such,” External link

citizen Saturday, November 27, 2021 11:50:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said ( about Saida Harrigan ) : “The atrocities committed by Israel against Palestinians are well documented and government, as the legitimate representative of the people of South Africa, cannot in good conscience associate itself with such,” External link

citizen Friday, November 19, 2021 6:37:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said ( about Saida Harrigan ) : “If anything, by withdrawing, Miss South Africa’s reputation and overall standing will be far more advanced in South Africa and internationally in comparison to a once off event that can prove disastrous to her future and public standing as a young, black woman,” External link

independent-UK Tuesday, November 16, 2021 1:37:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said ( about Saida Harrigan ) : “Our first preference was to try and find each other so as to issue a joint media statement. This has regrettably been unsuccessful, hence the decision now to publicly distance Government and the people of South Africa from Miss SA pageant organiser’s stance on this matter” “But even so, we still hope some common sense will prevail in the interest of the reigning queen, Lalela Mswane; and we remain open for discussions in that regard” External link

AfricaNews-English Monday, November 15, 2021 10:45:00 AM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said ( about Saida Harrigan ) : “The atrocities committed by Israel against Palestinians are well documented and government, as the legitimate representative of the people of South Africa, cannot in good conscience associate itself with such,” External link

citizen Sunday, November 14, 2021 9:32:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said ( about Saida Harrigan ) : “If anything, by withdrawing, Miss South Africa’s reputation and overall standing will be far more advanced in South Africa and internationally in comparison to a once off event that can prove disastrous to her future and public standing as a young, black woman,” External link

citizen Sunday, November 14, 2021 9:32:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : "Our first preference was to try and find each other so as to issue a joint media statement. This has regrettably been unsuccessful, hence the decision now to publicly distance government and the people of South Africa from Miss SA pageant organiser's stance on this matter. " External link

news24 Sunday, November 14, 2021 7:12:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “If anything, by withdrawing, Miss South Africa’s reputation and overall standing will be far more advanced in South Africa and internationally in comparison to a once-off event that can prove disastrous to her future and public standing as a young, black woman,” External link

newsday Sunday, November 14, 2021 6:31:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “In order to overcome the digital divide and the attainment of universal access to Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) we have a long way to go to cover the masses of the world’s people,” External link

sanews Friday, November 12, 2021 12:28:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “The meeting was postponed to November 5, 2021 to accommodate other sector organizations so that the Department of Sport, Arts and Culture can engage in a broader sectoral meeting. This was communicated and Ms. Mngoma was well aware of this but insisted on making her way to the DSAC offices. ” External link

maravipost Wednesday, November 3, 2021 7:45:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “We trust that she will represent the country very well. She certainly embodies the leadership qualities that are key to making an impact in the world as an ambassador of this country,” External link

sanews Monday, October 18, 2021 1:39:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “Cricket SA in my opinion‚ by example and influence‚ has embraced its responsibility to shape the organisation into one of the foremost best-practice models in so far as governance is concerned within the SA sports movement‚” “Putting cricket and cricketers first is now being normalised and very soon the whole country will resume its seat among the international family of cricket nations” External link

businessday Sunday, October 10, 2021 7:44:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “It is good for the country, good for the economy, good for the health of the country and its people to vaccinate. We stand a better chance to protect our lives and those around us. We need to deal with misinformation and information peddling which is doing the rounds in our society about vaccinations. Vaccination is going to help us open our country. It will help us fill up stadiums and cinema’s and so on,” External link

iol Friday, October 8, 2021 6:17:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “Shaleen was also a teacher who taught us to preserve, to persevere, to dream and re-dream and to make our dreams come true, irrespective of who we are and where we come from. She instilled pride and served as inspiration” External link

iol Monday, June 14, 2021 11:09:00 AM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “Surtie-Richards invested her heart and soul into every character she portrayed. Her warmth and sense of humour were infectious and her talent won her international recognition,” External link

sanews Monday, June 7, 2021 2:39:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “Bra Mac, as he was affectionately known, was a sterling actor and music producer who was loved by many across the length and breadth of South Africa. He was a true thespian, an icon and a formidable figure who shaped the arts sector,” External link

sanews Wednesday, June 2, 2021 1:11:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said ( about Amendment Bill ) : “The first working session for all national departments to make contributions to the draft 19th Constitutional Amendment Bill was held in March 2021,” External link

iol Saturday, May 29, 2021 9:28:00 AM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “When SASL is finally adopted as the 12th official language of the Republic of South Africa, the department of arts and culture will include it in its plans with cost implications,” External link

iol Saturday, May 29, 2021 9:28:00 AM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “Building a better Africa and a better world in the midst of Covid-19” External link

iol Wednesday, May 26, 2021 9:53:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “Democracy, good governance and peace and security are conditions which are so necessary for socio-economic development and structural transformation of Africa,” External link

iol Wednesday, May 26, 2021 9:53:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “His contribution to the development of Kwaito and the music industry are notable life achievements,” External link

sanews Monday, May 24, 2021 2:37:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “And it was upon that that government, particularly from the health perspective, was able to look at the plan and be able to see, well, the plan is good. And therefore, we can go back to play,” External link

dailymaverick Tuesday, May 11, 2021 2:51:00 AM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said ( about British ) : “Both the creative events sector and sporting sector have come together… they’ve put together a plan. For instance, when it comes to rugby and the Irish & British tours, for instance, SA Rugby are proposing that we get at least 50% of the spectators back to stadia,” External link

dailymaverick Monday, May 10, 2021 11:31:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said ( about Renaissance ) : “The crisis also provides an opportunity to re-examine the continent's socio-economic priorities; including the role of cultural workers; contributing to building stronger and more resilient health and social sectors towards equality; inclusion; social cohesion and African Renaissance as inspired by the Ubuntu philosophy,” External link

sanews Thursday, May 6, 2021 2:56:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “In terms of fans, we have to look at the codes’ plans from a health perspective. It’s not up to the Minister of Sport, we are not going to decide as individual departments. The National Command Council weekly meeting guides society as a whole, not just one aspect. Our medical advisors are telling us that between May and July there is the possibility of a third wave,” External link

citizen Saturday, May 1, 2021 1:20:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “There is no way this process is going back and it sets a good precedent, not a bad one,” External link

citizen Friday, April 30, 2021 9:54:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : "This time around, with everything we do we are guided by health protocols, epidemiologists and so on. Those are the people who are guiding us now," External link

news24 Friday, April 30, 2021 8:44:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “Some have even tended to refer to her as a woman of many firsts. Until her remarkable feat at Wilberforce University in Ohio, the United States, no black woman had obtained a degree on our shores,” External link

sanews Friday, April 30, 2021 4:18:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “She held her head high and made a contribution, undeterred by perceptions and societal norms that sought to relegate women to subservient roles in society,” External link

sanews Friday, April 30, 2021 4:18:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : ”As the sole purpose of my intervention into the affairs of CSA was to facilitate a negotiated solution in respect of governance best practice, I have, based on the confirmation from CSA’s acting president and IB chairperson, instructed my department to immediately initiate the requisite process to withdraw the notice,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, April 30, 2021 12:57:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : "As the sole purpose of my intervention into the affairs of CSA was to facilitate a negotiated solution in respect of governance best practice, I have, based on the confirmation from CSA's acting president and the interim board chairperson instructed my department to initiate the requisite process to withdraw the notice immediately," External link

news24 Friday, April 30, 2021 12:43:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “She validated the dreams of others and will always be remembered for her contribution to the world of literature. Her legacy will live on in every author she poured into and every life she touched,” External link

sanews Monday, April 26, 2021 5:09:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : "I have decided to invoke my powers by de-funding and de-recognising CSA‚" External link

bbc Saturday, April 24, 2021 10:21:00 AM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : "I have decided to invoke my powers ... by de-funding and de-recognising CSA," External link

newshub Saturday, April 24, 2021 1:48:00 AM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “I have decided to invoke my powers … by de-funding and de-recognising CSA‚” External link

stabroeknews Friday, April 23, 2021 4:30:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa wrote : "Cricket cannot be held hostage by a minority of the members' council," "In fact, I note that of the vocal minority of the members' council, some (including yourself) had also sat on the subcommittee formed by the IB to consider the Nicholson recommendations, and that subcommittee had unanimously supported a majority independent board" External link

news24 Friday, April 23, 2021 4:19:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “I know churches and other places are open but we have not had a situation where we allow thousands of people,” External link

citizen Saturday, April 17, 2021 1:21:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “While we deeply sympathise with the plight of the sector, we would like to remind the artists occupying the NAC offices that their continued sit-in at these premises is an impediment to the finalisation of the PESP administration and disbursement process. It is also an obstruction to other important responsibilities of the NAC,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, April 12, 2021 11:12:00 AM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “While we deeply sympathise with the plight of the sector, we would like to remind the artists occupying the NAC offices that their continued sit-in at these premises is an impediment to the finalisation of the PESP administration and disbursement process. It is also an obstruction to other important responsibilities of the NAC,” External link

sanews Monday, April 12, 2021 10:19:00 AM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “I regard this breakthrough as the end of my involvement in the current process,” External link

dailymaverick Sunday, April 11, 2021 11:34:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “It was about taking advantage of this once-in-a-generation opportunity to inspire women and girls through the hosting of one of the largest single-sport, women-only events,” External link

dailymaverick Sunday, April 11, 2021 11:34:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : "I take this opportunity to congratulate CSA through the CSA acting president and interim board chair for this positive act of putting cricket first," External link

news24 Saturday, April 10, 2021 11:35:00 AM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “They are also intended to highlight progress Africa has made, whilst reflecting upon the common challenges that arise from the implications of our history, our memory. Our memory sites associated to recent conflicts tell our recent stories on the routes of African independence and this is also the expression of African narrative and history in the world,” External link

sanews Friday, April 9, 2021 4:03:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “South Africa’s track record in hosting premier global sporting events is exceptional and it is one we can all be proud of. In continuing in this fashion, we’re aiming to make this one of the most impactful, memorable and inspirational tournaments in Netball World Cup history,” External link

dailymaverick Wednesday, April 7, 2021 2:26:00 AM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa stated : “It was about taking advantage of this once-in-a-generation opportunity to inspire women and girls through the hosting of one of the largest single sport, women-only events,” External link

dailymaverick Wednesday, April 7, 2021 2:26:00 AM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said ( about Solomon Mahlangu ) : “This day is not about mourning the fact that a criminal regime hung Solomon Mahlangu for his efforts towards a just and humane society. It is about celebrating a life that was dedicated to freedom and the construction of a national democratic society,” External link

iol Tuesday, April 6, 2021 2:14:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “they discovered that the budget as allocated was mismanaged by the NAC, mainly by way of an over-commitment of the available funds by more than double the allocated amount in their possession” External link

dailymaverick Wednesday, March 31, 2021 11:03:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “I hereby issue to you an absolute and uncompromising promise to ensure that those who are responsible for this gross negligence are brought to book,” External link

dailymaverick Monday, March 29, 2021 8:00:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “The focus is not only on management and staff of the NAC, we are also focusing on those who were supposed to have done their fiduciary duty in this matter,” External link

citizen Monday, March 29, 2021 5:56:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “As a result of this, I have instructed the department to do a deep forensic investigation about this matter so that whoever transgressed in mismanaging funds is brought to book,” External link

sanews Monday, March 29, 2021 4:55:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “He was a well-known and well-loved public figure who left an ineffaceable mark on the South African arts landscape,” External link

sanews Monday, March 15, 2021 12:21:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “She also appeared on Generations, Rhythm City and Intersexions. She was a sterling performer who gave her best at every role that she took on,” External link

sanews Monday, March 15, 2021 12:21:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “The sun has set on the Zulu nation. King Goodwill Zwelithini was a true custodian of Zulu culture, who was proud of his identity and heritage as umZulu. He was a direct descendent of the great King Shaka Zulu and ruled throughout the apartheid era,” External link

sanews Friday, March 12, 2021 6:09:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “Our hearts are with his family, his children, the Zulu nation and South Africa as a whole,” External link

sanews Friday, March 12, 2021 6:09:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : "I will appreciate [it] if the honourable mayor can indicate in writing which names are these and what is the basis for concluding that they have no relation/connection with the people of the metro," External link

news24 Friday, March 12, 2021 2:48:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa wrote : "However, if there are specific instances in the public consultation process and in the inputs received that you want to question and draw my attention [to], please do so," External link

news24 Friday, March 12, 2021 2:48:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : "The transformation of the heritage landscape is part of the process of restoring the human rights to our people. The renaming of the East London Airport to King Phalo Airport is part of those efforts," External link

news24 Friday, March 5, 2021 11:30:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa added : "The ministry and the Department of Sport, Arts and Culture are charged with the responsibility of coordination and observation of national days by the republic. The Human Rights Day being one of those days. Critically related to the assignments stated above, is that issue of nation building and social cohesion" External link

news24 Friday, March 5, 2021 11:30:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “The transformation of the heritage landscape is part of the process of restoring the human rights to our people. The renaming of the East London Airport to King Phalo Airport is part of those efforts,” External link

sanews Friday, March 5, 2021 3:33:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said ( about Charlotte Maxeke ) : “She is an important historical figure in that she seemed well ahead of her generation. She is the first woman of African descent to be conferred with the degree for science from the United States. "Celebrating Maxeke is also part of our liberation heritage, transformation agenda, noting that the narrative remains patriarchal and male dominated. Therefore, this honour is in sync with our transformation agenda, thereby ensuring that the liberation heritage narrative is all inclusive and that women who have earned their titles become front and centre of this narrative,” External link

sanews Friday, March 5, 2021 3:33:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa expliqué : "Ce changement de nom fait partie d’un programme gouvernemental destiné à transformer des éléments visibles de notre héritage culturel. Les noms de lieux doivent refléter l’identité et l’héritage du peuple sud-africain" External link

msn-fr Friday, February 26, 2021 10:34:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa expliqué : "Ce changement de nom fait partie d’un programme gouvernemental destiné à transformer des éléments visibles de notre héritage culturel. Les noms de lieux doivent refléter l’identité et l’héritage du peuple sud-africain" External link

france24 Friday, February 26, 2021 8:56:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “There was a need for the name changes as this is part of a Government Programme to transform South Africa’s Heritage landscape. The names of places we live in reflect the identity and cultural heritage of the people of South Africa” External link

africanewswire Friday, February 26, 2021 8:55:00 AM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : "I think its early days now to talk of the opening of games and so on," "Because these are sectors that work with multitudes of people, they’ll be at the tail end of the opening up process when the different sectors of the economy are opened" External link

news24 Saturday, February 20, 2021 9:25:00 AM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : "Vaccination and the process around it is hope giving, especially for the future. Even with what we’ve secured, we’re at the level where specific categories of people are given the vaccine. We were looking at the whole issue of procurement and getting more vaccines going forward," External link

news24 Saturday, February 20, 2021 9:25:00 AM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : "Regarding Ramela, I have been interacting with the interim board and I have full confidence in them," External link

news24 Friday, February 19, 2021 7:41:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said ( about Zak Yacoob ) : "I said in the statement we issued about Judge Yacoob that he did sterling work in leading the interim board," "There was an incident involving a journalist and we then agreed that perhaps it would be appropriate that the judge deals with those matters, whether they go to court, outside of the interim board process" External link

news24 Friday, February 19, 2021 7:41:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “In the absence of such stories, our children and the generations to follow would never know the truth. Lest we forget,” External link

sanews Tuesday, February 16, 2021 11:29:00 AM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said ( about Sibongile Khumalo ) : “Sibongile Khumalo was herself destined for greatness. She grew up in a home of consciousness, black identity, and the quest for liberation where her own outlook as a pan-Africanist was nurtured by great stalwarts of our country” External link

eyewitness-news Sunday, February 7, 2021 2:16:00 AM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “She was a musical maestro who made it her life’s purpose to tell the story of our people through music. She left a legacy that will forever go down the annals of history,” External link

eurasiareview Sunday, January 31, 2021 5:48:00 AM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “She was a musical maestro who made it her life’s purpose to tell the story of our people through music. She left a legacy that will forever go down the annals of history,” External link

sanews Friday, January 29, 2021 10:16:00 AM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said ( about Zak Yacoob ) : “This decision was made out of an abundance of caution, to safeguard the tremendous work done by the interim board, under his [Yacoob’s] stewardship,” “The judge showed remorse and apologised for his role in the call with the journalist. I take this opportunity to thank him for accepting my invitation to chair the interim board, as well as for his leadership, throughout the process” External link

dailymaverick Thursday, January 28, 2021 2:54:00 AM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa told ( about Zak Yacoob ) : “I met the judge [Yacoob] and expressed to him my disappointment with how he had conducted himself. I informed him that he would have to go,” External link

businessday Wednesday, January 27, 2021 7:23:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “The Judge showed remorse and apologised for his role in the call with the journalist. I take this opportunity to thank him for accepting my invitation to chair the interim board, as well as for his leadership, throughout the process,” External link

sanews Wednesday, January 27, 2021 7:05:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : "This decision was made out of an abundance of caution, to safeguard the tremendous work done by the interim board, under his stewardship," "The Judge showed remorse and apologised for his role in the call with the journalist. I take this opportunity to thank him for accepting my invitation to chair the interim board, as well as for his leadership, throughout the process" External link

news24 Wednesday, January 27, 2021 4:48:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “Accordingly, I am confident that this extension will enable the interim board to produce a constructive and actionable report that contains the reforms required to help South African cricket realise their indubitable talent,” External link

sanews Thursday, January 21, 2021 11:35:00 AM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : "By all accounts and after some initial turbulence, the work of the Interim Board has gained favour amongst our country’s cricket lovers," "Accordingly, I am confident that this extension will enable the Interim Board to produce a constructive and actionable report that contains the reforms required to help South African cricket realise their indubitable talent" External link

news24 Thursday, January 21, 2021 9:52:00 AM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “To South Africans, Ms Thoko Ndlozi’s music brought hope. It is this hope, which she expressed when she described how the song Joy was recorded to express the struggle and apartheid era dynamics, we have indeed been left bereft by Ms Nldozi’s passing,” External link

sanews Monday, January 18, 2021 2:47:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said ( about Joseph Shabalala ) : “Mr Nzimande’s investment in the preservation of the heritage of our indigenous music is the best gift that he bestowed upon our nation. He and Prof Joseph Shabalala of Ladysmith Black Mambazo, established a platform for this in 1987, taking isicathamiya music to the world stage,” “As we continue to mourn, the Department of Sport, Arts and Culture equally shares the pain of losing another talented narrator of our African identity and curator of formidable brands - Mr Mzwandile Wandi Nzimande, or DJ1D, as he became popularly known” External link

sanews Monday, January 18, 2021 2:47:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “Gender-based violence is not a problem that women created and therefore, we cannot leave it to our womenfolk to solve when they are not responsible for it in the first place,” “I call upon all sectors of society to form workable partnerships so that we can deal effectively with this plague of violence against women. Together, we can beat this scourge of gender-based violence and femicide,” External link

eyewitness-news Thursday, December 17, 2020 12:41:00 AM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “The role Anele played in maintaining wonderful family bonds must forever be cherished and be applauded. I can only imagine what the family is currently going through, I am certain that the grief that uMama is going through is overwhelming,” ”As an active and creative nation, we’re indebted to the family and most importantly the mother of Anele for bringing to earth this wonderful soul and for ensuring that he remains focused to his career until his last day on earth. Anele’s void will forever be felt by all of us,” External link

eyewitness-news Thursday, December 10, 2020 6:53:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “Reconciliation is not about being cosy with each other, having a good feeling and ticking the boxes. It is about the fundamental issue of confronting racism and ensuring that we do not teach our young ones to normalise racism,” External link

sanews Wednesday, December 2, 2020 5:03:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “Let us have a mass movement of revolutionaries who are going to revolutionise the way we think about how we relate to other people and other understand that GBVF and racism is painful,” External link

sanews Wednesday, December 2, 2020 5:03:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : "self-evident that the game of cricket is in a state of complete disarray, and that my intervention in terms of the Act, would not only be warranted but would also be justified" External link

news24 Friday, November 13, 2020 3:32:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : "by all accounts, the announcement of the five (members) was universally well received" External link

news24 Friday, November 13, 2020 3:32:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : "I find it most regrettable that you have purported to take the decision not to recognise the Interim Board. I implore you and the Members’ Council to revisit this decision immediately ... failing which, I will exercise my powers ... I sincerely hope that it will be unnecessary for me to take such drastic steps. " External link

news24 Friday, November 13, 2020 3:32:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa aliandika : "Tunajivunia kipekee mabalozi wetu...wakiwakilisha nchi yetu kwa njia ya kupaa ambayo haijawhai kutokea," External link

mwananchi Thursday, November 12, 2020 2:49:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said ( about Danny Jordaan ) : “Our differences with Morocco have never been personal. We continue to engage them‚ even on this matter. The Safa president [Jordaan] has engaged his counterpart there. Nobody won’t be engaged‚ including those that have candidates‚” External link

businessday Monday, November 9, 2020 7:12:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “As South Africa we are very firm on our commitment to see a better Africa and better world. We think that the strengthening of those relations and having a better Africa would need a person who has affinity to the mother continent. He has that,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, November 9, 2020 4:08:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “The increased number of visitors put pressure on the government to facelift those statues and put them back on public places for people to view them,” External link

iol Friday, November 6, 2020 9:11:00 AM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa explained : “Without reinventing the past, it is common knowledge that I made several attempts in meetings with the CSA board and Members Council, to encourage Cricket SA to pre-empt any action on my part by demonstrating that they had the capacity, will and desire to self-correct,” External link

dailymaverick Friday, October 30, 2020 7:22:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said ( about Association ) : "This interim board comprising nine members, nominated by ourselves as the department, the Members' Council, as well as the South African Cricketers' Association," External link

news24 Friday, October 30, 2020 3:18:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : "I must emphasise that [the] Members' Council, under acting president (Rihan Richards), still has an obligation to ensure that things are moving well and in order within CSA," External link

news24 Friday, October 30, 2020 3:18:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa asked : “May I request Sascoc to terminate the usual acrimony around the criteria for team selection?” External link

businessday Wednesday, October 28, 2020 5:27:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “I’ve heard rumours that they’ve resigned‚ which is what they should have done. The ultimatum I put for tomorrow [Tuesday] was precisely for that. If they have done that ... it will take everything forward from here‚” “We are where we are because of a lack of leadership‚ of the centre not holding at the level of cricket. If they have realised that‚ then it’s progress” External link

businessday Tuesday, October 27, 2020 6:28:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “It doesn’t prioritise sport. It doesn’t prioritise the field. It’s mainly off the field; in boardrooms‚ playing cricket in boardrooms and that’s something that’s not healthy for the sport. We want people who will take the game forward‚” “Right from the beginning‚ we had no business running cricket or any sporting code. We want sport people and administrators to run sport. If they are engaging in misgovernance and in areas where there is a total breakdown in governance‚ we’ll have no option but to intervene” External link

businessday Tuesday, October 27, 2020 6:28:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “Having evaluated the discussions as well as the subsequent reporting on this matter, I have now reached a point where I see no value in any further engagement with CSA,” External link

dailymaverick Sunday, October 18, 2020 1:15:00 AM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “I have now reached a point where I see no value in any further engagement with CSA,” External link

trinidadexpress Thursday, October 15, 2020 4:39:00 AM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : "I have now reached a point where I see no value in any further engagement with CSA," External link

khaleejtimes Wednesday, October 14, 2020 8:17:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “Having evaluated the discussions as well as the subsequent reporting on this matter, I have now reached a point where I see no value in any further engagement with CSA,” External link

dailymaverick Wednesday, October 14, 2020 7:25:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “Having evaluated the discussions‚ as well as the subsequent reporting on the matter‚ I have now reached the point where I see no value in further engagement with Cricket SA‚” External link

businessday Wednesday, October 14, 2020 4:59:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “I have now reached a point where I see no value in any further engagement with CSA,” External link

thehindu Wednesday, October 14, 2020 4:21:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “Having evaluated the discussions as well as the subsequent reporting on this matter, I have now reached a point where I see no value in any further engagement with CSA,” External link

sanews Wednesday, October 14, 2020 10:50:00 AM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa added : "Having evaluated the discussions as well as the subsequent reporting on this matter, I have now reached a point where I see no value in any further engagement with CSA" External link

news24 Wednesday, October 14, 2020 9:15:00 AM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said ( about Mary Alexander ) : "They wore T-shirts supporting BLM but did not kneel, so I interacted with SA Rugby and asked president Mark Alexander to explain what is happening," "Racist behaviour cannot be tolerated and the SA Rugby president said there will be a meeting after which they will make their views known" External link

eyewitness-news Saturday, September 26, 2020 4:18:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said ( about Mary Alexander ) : "They wore T-shirts supporting BLM but did not kneel so I interacted with SA Rugby and asked president Mark Alexander to explain what is happening," "Racist behaviour cannot be tolerated and the SA Rugby president said there will be a meeting after which they will make their views known" External link

news24 Saturday, September 26, 2020 10:21:00 AM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said ( about Mary Alexander ) : "They wore T-shirts supporting BLM but did not kneel so I interacted with SA Rugby and asked president Mark Alexander to explain what is happening," "Racist behaviour cannot be tolerated and the SA Rugby president said there will be a meeting after which they will make their views known" External link

irishsun Saturday, September 26, 2020 9:23:00 AM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said ( about Mary Alexander ) : "They wore T-shirts supporting BLM but did not kneel so I interacted with SA Rugby and asked president Mark Alexander to explain what is happening," "Racist behaviour cannot be tolerated and the SA Rugby president said there will be a meeting after which they will make their views known" External link

yahoo-au Friday, September 25, 2020 9:32:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said ( about Mary Alexander ) : "They wore T-shirts supporting BLM but did not kneel so I interacted with SA Rugby and asked president Mark Alexander to explain what is happening," "Racist behaviour cannot be tolerated and the SA Rugby president said there will be a meeting after which they will make their views known" External link

afp-en Friday, September 25, 2020 9:12:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “These are women who have distinguished themselves in their chosen fields of occupation, putting SA on the map on a global stage. It is fitting on this Heritage Day that we pay tribute to them while they are still alive,” External link

iol Thursday, September 24, 2020 5:34:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “Mamelodi Sundowns remained focused whilst playing in a Bio-Bubble environment, which wasn’t easy by managing to demonstrate courage and determination. Well done to Coach Pitso Mosimane and his technical team, the entire Sundowns Players and Management for their victory. I wish them luck as they now move forward in preparation to represent the country in the CAF Champions League competition for the 7th time in a row next year,” External link

citizen Monday, September 14, 2020 1:01:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “Both the South African government and the global sporting community always held a firm view that these regulations are a gross violation of fundamental human rights of DSD female athletes and therefore rallied behind the appeal by both Semenya and Athletics South Africa (ASA) in their legal tussle with the IAAF,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, September 10, 2020 1:59:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said ( about Saida Harrigan ) : “As the government of democratic South Africa, a country renowned for its tradition of promoting and protecting basic human rights, together with Athletics SA, we will study the judgment and consider various options and avenues at our disposal in our collective campaign to fight this injustice,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, September 10, 2020 1:59:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said ( about Caster Semenya ) : “We call upon all South Africans‚ Africans and the entire world to rally behind Caster in our quest to defeat injustice against women in sport and in particular African women,” External link

businessday Wednesday, September 9, 2020 4:22:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said ( about Saida Harrigan ) : “As the Government of democratic South Africa, a country renowned for its tradition of promoting and protecting basic human rights, together with Athletics SA, we will study the judgment and consider various options and avenues at our disposal in our collective campaign to fight this injustice,” External link

eyewitness-news Wednesday, September 9, 2020 2:50:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said ( about Caster Semenya ) : "As the government of democratic South Africa, a country renowned for its tradition of promoting and protecting basic human rights, together with Athletics SA, we will study the judgement and consider various options and avenues at our disposal in our collective campaign to fight this injustice," "We call upon all South Africans, Africans and the entire world to rally behind Caster in our quest to defeat injustice against Women in Sport and in particular African Women" External link

news24 Wednesday, September 9, 2020 1:46:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said ( about Saida Harrigan ) : “As the Government of democratic South Africa, a country renowned for its tradition of promoting and protecting basic human rights, together with Athletics SA, we will study the judgement and consider various options and avenues at our disposal in our collective campaign to fight this injustice,” External link

citizen Wednesday, September 9, 2020 12:02:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “Racism is no longer in the statues books but some are practicing it covertly and we are saying that we will hunt them down because we know the pain that is caused by this pain called racism,” External link

thegrio Sunday, September 6, 2020 3:16:00 AM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : "Racism is no longer in the statutes books but some are practising it covertly and we are saying that we will hunt them down because we know the pain that is caused by this cancer called racism," External link

wsau Friday, September 4, 2020 6:45:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said ( about Ray Mali ) : “I am pleased with the move to establish the SJN project. It is a step in the right direction in the fight for transformation and they heave heard the cries of their ex-cricketers and listened to people like former president Ray Mali on how hurt he is about cricket,” External link

citizen Friday, August 28, 2020 4:35:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “I still expect the undertakings made by the CSA at the meeting to be honoured and accordingly, look forward to CSA’s urgent response to the substantive issues I have raised with their delegation,” External link

sanews Thursday, August 20, 2020 4:12:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : "I had asked to meet them particularly on the issues which had been raised by ex-cricket players (highlighting) systemic racism in cricket," "I explained to them that, first and foremost, racism, if it's proven to be true, is not going to be tolerated by government. We are not going to be friendly to that kind of a situation. We want to go deeper into these issues" External link

news24 Wednesday, August 19, 2020 4:42:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa added : "At the core of sport and cricket, where you have five key people there and these five people are, all of them bar one, white males," External link

news24 Wednesday, August 19, 2020 4:42:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “We do not want to jump the gun on the specific matter of the SA players in England who didn’t kneel in support of the BLM movement, but we did say we want to understand what’s happening‚ and what the position of SA Rugby is in this whole thing” External link

businessday Tuesday, August 18, 2020 3:22:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “The first thing we noted is that they were wearing the T-shirts which support [the] BLM movement but they did not kneel‚” External link

businessday Tuesday, August 18, 2020 3:22:00 PM EAT



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Julius Malema said ( about Nathi Mthethwa ) : “Nathi Mthethwa is a coward who is involved in factional battles of the ANC,” External link

citizen Friday, January 21, 2022 10:37:00 AM EAT

Julius Malema said ( about Nathi Mthethwa ) : "The Minister of Sports must look like a sports person... how can you be a Minister of Sports, Arts, and Culture when you can't even walk? A Minister of Sport must inspire confidence. A Minister of Sports must look like a sportsperson. He [Mthethwa] doesn't do sports, he doesn't do arts, and he doesn't do culture; he is only involved in factional politics of the ANC," External link

news24 Thursday, January 20, 2022 8:13:00 PM EAT

Stavros Nicolau added ( about Nathi Mthethwa ) : “We have successfully managed to fulfil the mandate given to us by Minister of Sport, Arts and Culture, Mr Nathi Mthethwa. We trust that this important agreement will give confidence to all cricket’s stakeholders specifically, players, staff, sponsors and all in the country who love the game of cricket. We owed it to our country to find a solution to cricket’s governance challenges,” External link

news18 Monday, April 26, 2021 4:53:00 PM EAT

Irvin Khoza said ( about Nathi Mthethwa ) : “When the SABC recently expressed concern that it was in a disastrous financial situation, the PSL, together with the minister of sport [Nathi Mthethwa] and MultiChoice, were proactive in ensuring that the SABC acquired a significant amount of PSL rights – at an extremely fair price,” “The PSL follows a tender process which is open to everyone who values these soccer rights. Rights are sold at regular intervals, and no one holds them permanently. There are no automatic renewals of contracts and everyone bids at the same time. Nothing stops other broadcasters forming a consortium to bid for the rights” External link

dailymaverick Friday, April 16, 2021 7:08:00 PM EAT

Irvin Khoza said ( about Nathi Mthethwa ) : “When the SABC recently expressed concern that it was in a disastrous financial situation, the PSL together with the Minister of Sport (Nathi Mthethwa) and MultiChoice, were proactive in ensuring that the SABC acquires a significant amount of PSL rights — at an extremely fair price,” External link

dailymaverick Sunday, January 17, 2021 11:21:00 PM EAT

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Nathi Mthethwa said : "Some years ago, the department did research, and the research findings were that the majority of the people in South Africa are not familiar with the national symbols, and because of that, we...embarked on a variety of programmes," External link

news24 Wednesday, May 18, 2022 7:24:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “Denner wants to trivialise the flag. No, it’s the mandate of the department to create among other things monuments and this flag is a monument for democracy in this country and we make no bones about that,” External link

citizen Wednesday, May 18, 2022 9:23:00 AM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : "Action must be taken on this particular matter and with urgency, taking into cognisance what they have said is the legal opinion from their lawyers," External link

news24 Tuesday, May 17, 2022 4:02:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “We do, however, sorely acknowledge the drawback of the gains Africa had recorded prior to the advent of the COVID-19 pandemic,” External link

sanews Monday, May 9, 2022 4:18:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “Inherent, therefore in Freedom Month 2022’s theme is our conviction that besides the many challenges that have threatened to stymie this important constitutional democratic project, there are gains that we ought to safeguard,” External link

sanews Friday, April 8, 2022 2:54:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “The matter was escalated to Sascoc in 2019. The then acting CEO refused to act against the federation,” External link

businessday Wednesday, March 2, 2022 5:52:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “Also since this national indaba, the Department of Women, Youth and Persons with Disabilities developed a National Strategic Plan (NSP), in which all commitments on practical interventions are codified, monitored and reported about periodically as a way to gauge progress or otherwise. On the legislative front, there has also been progress, given the latest enactment into law of the three anti-GBV Bills,” External link

sanews Tuesday, March 1, 2022 4:34:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa told : "The Social Justice inquiry is Cricket South Africa's initiative, [but] we have encouraged other federations to do the same," External link

news24 Tuesday, February 8, 2022 8:58:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa acrescentou : "A Guernsey comprometeu-se a providenciar o regresso da chave à África do Sul, em consulta com as autoridades sul-africanas competentes. Os pormenores de tais disposições serão disponibilizados ao público no momento apropriado" External link

24-sapo Saturday, January 8, 2022 2:40:00 AM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa acrescentou : "A Guernsey comprometeu-se a providenciar o regresso da chave à África do Sul, em consulta com as autoridades sul-africanas competentes. Os pormenores de tais disposições serão disponibilizados ao público no momento apropriado" External link

jn Friday, January 7, 2022 8:21:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “The key symbolises South Africa’s painful history whilst also representing triumph of the human spirit over evil. This key is living proof of South Africans’ long walk to freedom and belongs to the people of South Africa. It therefore must rightfully be returned to the country,” External link

citizen Friday, January 7, 2022 4:57:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said ( about Nelson Mandela ) : “The South African Heritage Resources Agency (SAHRA) believes that such items also form part of the national estate,” “SAHRA must engage the Mandela family and Nelson Mandela Foundation with a view to establishing whether all other items intended for auctioning form part of the national estate,” External link

citizen Friday, January 7, 2022 4:57:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa alisema : "Ufunguo unaashiria historia chungu ya Afrika Kusini huku pia ikiwakilisha ushindi wa roho ya mwanadamu dhidi ya uovu," External link

bbc-swahili Friday, January 7, 2022 2:40:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa added ( about Saida Harrigan ) : "The key belongs to the people of South Africa under the care of Robben Island Museum and the South African State. It is not anyone's personal belonging," External link

allafrica Sunday, December 26, 2021 9:11:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa dénonce : "C'est insupportable que Guernsey's, qui est clairement conscient de l'histoire douloureuse de notre pays et du symbolisme de la clé, envisage de la vendre aux enchères sans aucune consultation du gouvernement sud-africain, des autorités chargées du patrimoine en Afrique du Sud et du musée de Robben Island" External link

laprovence Sunday, December 26, 2021 7:20:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said ( about Saida Harrigan ) : "This key belongs to the people of South Africa under the care of Robben Island Museum and the South African State. It is not anyone's personal belonging," External link

arkansasonline Sunday, December 26, 2021 1:30:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : "The key must be returned to its rightful owners with immediate effect and this auction must be halted," External link

arkansasonline Sunday, December 26, 2021 1:30:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said ( about Saida Harrigan ) : “This key belongs to the people of South Africa under the care of Robben Island museum and the South African state. It is not anyone’s personal belonging,” “The key must be returned to its rightful owners with immediate effect and this auction must be halted” External link

africanewswire Sunday, December 26, 2021 10:15:00 AM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa added ( about Saida Harrigan ) : “The key belongs to the people of South Africa under the care of Robben Island Museum and the South African State. It is not anyone’s personal belonging,” External link

expressindia Saturday, December 25, 2021 8:24:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa dénonce : «C’est insupportable que Guernsey’s, qui est clairement conscient de l’histoire douloureuse de notre pays et du symbolisme de la clé, envisage de la vendre aux enchères sans aucune consultation du gouvernement sud-africain, des autorités chargées du patrimoine en Afrique du Sud et du musée de Robben Island» External link

lessentiel-lu-fr Saturday, December 25, 2021 7:38:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa added ( about Saida Harrigan ) : "It is unfathomable for Guernsey's, which is clearly aware of the painful history of our country and the symbolism of the key, to consider auctioning the key without any consultation with the South African government, the heritage authorities in South Africa and Robben Island Museum," External link

heart Saturday, December 25, 2021 5:53:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa dénonce : "C'est insupportable que Guernsey's, qui est clairement conscient de l'histoire douloureuse de notre pays et du symbolisme de la clé, envisage de la vendre aux enchères sans aucune consultation du gouvernement sud-africain, des autorités chargées du patrimoine en Afrique du Sud et du musée de Robben Island" External link

franceinfo Saturday, December 25, 2021 5:34:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa added ( about Saida Harrigan ) : "It is unfathomable for Guernsey's, which is clearly aware of the painful history of our country and the symbolism of the key, to consider auctioning the key without any consultation with the South African government, the heritage authorities in South Africa and Robben Island Museum," External link

piratefm Saturday, December 25, 2021 12:35:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “This key belongs to the people of SA under the care of Robben Island Museum and the SA state. It is not anyone’s personal belonging‚” External link

businessday Saturday, December 25, 2021 10:37:00 AM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said ( about Ronald Lamola ) : “The key must be returned to its rightful owners with immediate effect and this auction must be halted‚” “I am now in discussions with the Robben Island Museum council‚ the minister of justice and correctional services‚ Ronald Lamola‚ and the National Heritage Council to consider appropriate steps that must be taken to stop the auction and to secure the return of the key to SA” External link

businessday Saturday, December 25, 2021 10:37:00 AM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said ( about Saida Harrigan ) : “This key belongs to the people of South Africa under the care of Robben Island museum and the South African state. It is not anyone’s personal belonging,” “The key must be returned to its rightful owners with immediate effect and this auction must be halted” External link

citizen Saturday, December 25, 2021 9:53:00 AM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa added ( about Saida Harrigan ) : "The key belongs to the people of South Africa under the care of Robben Island Museum and the South African State. It is not anyone's personal belonging," External link

deutschewelle-en Saturday, December 25, 2021 6:00:00 AM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : "The key must be returned to its rightful owners with immediate effect and this auction must be halted," External link

abc-au Saturday, December 25, 2021 5:09:00 AM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said ( about Saida Harrigan ) : “This key belongs to the people of South Africa under the care of Robben Island Museum and the South African State. It is not anyone’s personal belonging,” External link

news-yahoo Friday, December 24, 2021 10:10:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said ( about Saida Harrigan ) : "This key belongs to the people of South Africa under the care of Robben Island Museum and the South African State. It is not anyone's personal belonging," External link

startribune Friday, December 24, 2021 9:47:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : "The key must be returned to its rightful owners with immediate effect and this auction must be halted," External link

startribune Friday, December 24, 2021 9:47:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said ( about Saida Harrigan ) : “This key belongs to the people of South Africa under the care of Robben Island Museum and the South African State. It is not anyone’s personal belonging,” External link

seattlepi Friday, December 24, 2021 9:40:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said ( about Saida Harrigan ) : “This key belongs to the people of South Africa under the care of Robben Island Museum and the South African State. It is not anyone’s personal belonging,” External link

independent-UK Friday, December 24, 2021 9:37:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said ( about Saida Harrigan ) : "This key belongs to the people of South Africa under the care of Robben Island museum and the South African state. It is not anyone's personal belonging," "The key must be returned to its rightful owners with immediate effect and this auction must be halted" External link

afp-en Friday, December 24, 2021 9:14:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa dénonce : "C’est insupportable que Guernsey’s, qui est clairement conscient de l’histoire douloureuse de notre pays et du symbolisme de la clé, envisage de la vendre aux enchères sans aucune consultation du gouvernement sud-africain, des autorités chargées du patrimoine en Afrique du Sud et du musée de Robben Island" External link

lavenir Friday, December 24, 2021 8:41:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa dénonce : "C'est insupportable que Guernsey's, qui est clairement conscient de l'histoire douloureuse de notre pays et du symbolisme de la clé, envisage de la vendre aux enchères sans aucune consultation du gouvernement sud-africain, des autorités chargées du patrimoine en Afrique du Sud et du musée de Robben Island" External link

afp-fr Friday, December 24, 2021 7:51:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “The reconciliation we speak about here is a project that involves all South Africans,” External link

sanews Thursday, December 16, 2021 6:14:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “The atrocities committed by Israel against Palestinians are well documented and government, as the legitimate representative of the people of South Africa, cannot in good conscience associate itself with such” External link

citizen Wednesday, December 1, 2021 2:59:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said ( about Saida Harrigan ) : “The atrocities committed by Israel against Palestinians are well documented and government, as the legitimate representative of the people of South Africa, cannot in good conscience associate itself with such,” External link

citizen Sunday, November 28, 2021 9:49:00 AM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said ( about Saida Harrigan ) : “The atrocities committed by Israel against Palestinians are well documented and government, as the legitimate representative of the people of South Africa, cannot in good conscience associate itself with such,” External link

citizen Saturday, November 27, 2021 11:50:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said ( about Saida Harrigan ) : “The atrocities committed by Israel against Palestinians are well documented and government, as the legitimate representative of the people of South Africa, cannot in good conscience associate itself with such,” External link

citizen Friday, November 19, 2021 6:37:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said ( about Saida Harrigan ) : “If anything, by withdrawing, Miss South Africa’s reputation and overall standing will be far more advanced in South Africa and internationally in comparison to a once off event that can prove disastrous to her future and public standing as a young, black woman,” External link

independent-UK Tuesday, November 16, 2021 1:37:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said ( about Saida Harrigan ) : “Our first preference was to try and find each other so as to issue a joint media statement. This has regrettably been unsuccessful, hence the decision now to publicly distance Government and the people of South Africa from Miss SA pageant organiser’s stance on this matter” “But even so, we still hope some common sense will prevail in the interest of the reigning queen, Lalela Mswane; and we remain open for discussions in that regard” External link

AfricaNews-English Monday, November 15, 2021 10:45:00 AM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said ( about Saida Harrigan ) : “The atrocities committed by Israel against Palestinians are well documented and government, as the legitimate representative of the people of South Africa, cannot in good conscience associate itself with such,” External link

citizen Sunday, November 14, 2021 9:32:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said ( about Saida Harrigan ) : “If anything, by withdrawing, Miss South Africa’s reputation and overall standing will be far more advanced in South Africa and internationally in comparison to a once off event that can prove disastrous to her future and public standing as a young, black woman,” External link

citizen Sunday, November 14, 2021 9:32:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : "Our first preference was to try and find each other so as to issue a joint media statement. This has regrettably been unsuccessful, hence the decision now to publicly distance government and the people of South Africa from Miss SA pageant organiser's stance on this matter. " External link

news24 Sunday, November 14, 2021 7:12:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “If anything, by withdrawing, Miss South Africa’s reputation and overall standing will be far more advanced in South Africa and internationally in comparison to a once-off event that can prove disastrous to her future and public standing as a young, black woman,” External link

newsday Sunday, November 14, 2021 6:31:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “In order to overcome the digital divide and the attainment of universal access to Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) we have a long way to go to cover the masses of the world’s people,” External link

sanews Friday, November 12, 2021 12:28:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “The meeting was postponed to November 5, 2021 to accommodate other sector organizations so that the Department of Sport, Arts and Culture can engage in a broader sectoral meeting. This was communicated and Ms. Mngoma was well aware of this but insisted on making her way to the DSAC offices. ” External link

maravipost Wednesday, November 3, 2021 7:45:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “We trust that she will represent the country very well. She certainly embodies the leadership qualities that are key to making an impact in the world as an ambassador of this country,” External link

sanews Monday, October 18, 2021 1:39:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “Cricket SA in my opinion‚ by example and influence‚ has embraced its responsibility to shape the organisation into one of the foremost best-practice models in so far as governance is concerned within the SA sports movement‚” “Putting cricket and cricketers first is now being normalised and very soon the whole country will resume its seat among the international family of cricket nations” External link

businessday Sunday, October 10, 2021 7:44:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “It is good for the country, good for the economy, good for the health of the country and its people to vaccinate. We stand a better chance to protect our lives and those around us. We need to deal with misinformation and information peddling which is doing the rounds in our society about vaccinations. Vaccination is going to help us open our country. It will help us fill up stadiums and cinema’s and so on,” External link

iol Friday, October 8, 2021 6:17:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “Shaleen was also a teacher who taught us to preserve, to persevere, to dream and re-dream and to make our dreams come true, irrespective of who we are and where we come from. She instilled pride and served as inspiration” External link

iol Monday, June 14, 2021 11:09:00 AM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “Surtie-Richards invested her heart and soul into every character she portrayed. Her warmth and sense of humour were infectious and her talent won her international recognition,” External link

sanews Monday, June 7, 2021 2:39:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “Bra Mac, as he was affectionately known, was a sterling actor and music producer who was loved by many across the length and breadth of South Africa. He was a true thespian, an icon and a formidable figure who shaped the arts sector,” External link

sanews Wednesday, June 2, 2021 1:11:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said ( about Amendment Bill ) : “The first working session for all national departments to make contributions to the draft 19th Constitutional Amendment Bill was held in March 2021,” External link

iol Saturday, May 29, 2021 9:28:00 AM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “When SASL is finally adopted as the 12th official language of the Republic of South Africa, the department of arts and culture will include it in its plans with cost implications,” External link

iol Saturday, May 29, 2021 9:28:00 AM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “Building a better Africa and a better world in the midst of Covid-19” External link

iol Wednesday, May 26, 2021 9:53:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “Democracy, good governance and peace and security are conditions which are so necessary for socio-economic development and structural transformation of Africa,” External link

iol Wednesday, May 26, 2021 9:53:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “His contribution to the development of Kwaito and the music industry are notable life achievements,” External link

sanews Monday, May 24, 2021 2:37:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “And it was upon that that government, particularly from the health perspective, was able to look at the plan and be able to see, well, the plan is good. And therefore, we can go back to play,” External link

dailymaverick Tuesday, May 11, 2021 2:51:00 AM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said ( about British ) : “Both the creative events sector and sporting sector have come together… they’ve put together a plan. For instance, when it comes to rugby and the Irish & British tours, for instance, SA Rugby are proposing that we get at least 50% of the spectators back to stadia,” External link

dailymaverick Monday, May 10, 2021 11:31:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said ( about Renaissance ) : “The crisis also provides an opportunity to re-examine the continent's socio-economic priorities; including the role of cultural workers; contributing to building stronger and more resilient health and social sectors towards equality; inclusion; social cohesion and African Renaissance as inspired by the Ubuntu philosophy,” External link

sanews Thursday, May 6, 2021 2:56:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “In terms of fans, we have to look at the codes’ plans from a health perspective. It’s not up to the Minister of Sport, we are not going to decide as individual departments. The National Command Council weekly meeting guides society as a whole, not just one aspect. Our medical advisors are telling us that between May and July there is the possibility of a third wave,” External link

citizen Saturday, May 1, 2021 1:20:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “There is no way this process is going back and it sets a good precedent, not a bad one,” External link

citizen Friday, April 30, 2021 9:54:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : "This time around, with everything we do we are guided by health protocols, epidemiologists and so on. Those are the people who are guiding us now," External link

news24 Friday, April 30, 2021 8:44:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “Some have even tended to refer to her as a woman of many firsts. Until her remarkable feat at Wilberforce University in Ohio, the United States, no black woman had obtained a degree on our shores,” External link

sanews Friday, April 30, 2021 4:18:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “She held her head high and made a contribution, undeterred by perceptions and societal norms that sought to relegate women to subservient roles in society,” External link

sanews Friday, April 30, 2021 4:18:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : ”As the sole purpose of my intervention into the affairs of CSA was to facilitate a negotiated solution in respect of governance best practice, I have, based on the confirmation from CSA’s acting president and IB chairperson, instructed my department to immediately initiate the requisite process to withdraw the notice,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, April 30, 2021 12:57:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : "As the sole purpose of my intervention into the affairs of CSA was to facilitate a negotiated solution in respect of governance best practice, I have, based on the confirmation from CSA's acting president and the interim board chairperson instructed my department to initiate the requisite process to withdraw the notice immediately," External link

news24 Friday, April 30, 2021 12:43:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “She validated the dreams of others and will always be remembered for her contribution to the world of literature. Her legacy will live on in every author she poured into and every life she touched,” External link

sanews Monday, April 26, 2021 5:09:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : "I have decided to invoke my powers by de-funding and de-recognising CSA‚" External link

bbc Saturday, April 24, 2021 10:21:00 AM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : "I have decided to invoke my powers ... by de-funding and de-recognising CSA," External link

newshub Saturday, April 24, 2021 1:48:00 AM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “I have decided to invoke my powers … by de-funding and de-recognising CSA‚” External link

stabroeknews Friday, April 23, 2021 4:30:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa wrote : "Cricket cannot be held hostage by a minority of the members' council," "In fact, I note that of the vocal minority of the members' council, some (including yourself) had also sat on the subcommittee formed by the IB to consider the Nicholson recommendations, and that subcommittee had unanimously supported a majority independent board" External link

news24 Friday, April 23, 2021 4:19:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “I know churches and other places are open but we have not had a situation where we allow thousands of people,” External link

citizen Saturday, April 17, 2021 1:21:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “While we deeply sympathise with the plight of the sector, we would like to remind the artists occupying the NAC offices that their continued sit-in at these premises is an impediment to the finalisation of the PESP administration and disbursement process. It is also an obstruction to other important responsibilities of the NAC,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, April 12, 2021 11:12:00 AM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “While we deeply sympathise with the plight of the sector, we would like to remind the artists occupying the NAC offices that their continued sit-in at these premises is an impediment to the finalisation of the PESP administration and disbursement process. It is also an obstruction to other important responsibilities of the NAC,” External link

sanews Monday, April 12, 2021 10:19:00 AM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “I regard this breakthrough as the end of my involvement in the current process,” External link

dailymaverick Sunday, April 11, 2021 11:34:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “It was about taking advantage of this once-in-a-generation opportunity to inspire women and girls through the hosting of one of the largest single-sport, women-only events,” External link

dailymaverick Sunday, April 11, 2021 11:34:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : "I take this opportunity to congratulate CSA through the CSA acting president and interim board chair for this positive act of putting cricket first," External link

news24 Saturday, April 10, 2021 11:35:00 AM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “They are also intended to highlight progress Africa has made, whilst reflecting upon the common challenges that arise from the implications of our history, our memory. Our memory sites associated to recent conflicts tell our recent stories on the routes of African independence and this is also the expression of African narrative and history in the world,” External link

sanews Friday, April 9, 2021 4:03:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “South Africa’s track record in hosting premier global sporting events is exceptional and it is one we can all be proud of. In continuing in this fashion, we’re aiming to make this one of the most impactful, memorable and inspirational tournaments in Netball World Cup history,” External link

dailymaverick Wednesday, April 7, 2021 2:26:00 AM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa stated : “It was about taking advantage of this once-in-a-generation opportunity to inspire women and girls through the hosting of one of the largest single sport, women-only events,” External link

dailymaverick Wednesday, April 7, 2021 2:26:00 AM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said ( about Solomon Mahlangu ) : “This day is not about mourning the fact that a criminal regime hung Solomon Mahlangu for his efforts towards a just and humane society. It is about celebrating a life that was dedicated to freedom and the construction of a national democratic society,” External link

iol Tuesday, April 6, 2021 2:14:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “they discovered that the budget as allocated was mismanaged by the NAC, mainly by way of an over-commitment of the available funds by more than double the allocated amount in their possession” External link

dailymaverick Wednesday, March 31, 2021 11:03:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “I hereby issue to you an absolute and uncompromising promise to ensure that those who are responsible for this gross negligence are brought to book,” External link

dailymaverick Monday, March 29, 2021 8:00:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “The focus is not only on management and staff of the NAC, we are also focusing on those who were supposed to have done their fiduciary duty in this matter,” External link

citizen Monday, March 29, 2021 5:56:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “As a result of this, I have instructed the department to do a deep forensic investigation about this matter so that whoever transgressed in mismanaging funds is brought to book,” External link

sanews Monday, March 29, 2021 4:55:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “He was a well-known and well-loved public figure who left an ineffaceable mark on the South African arts landscape,” External link

sanews Monday, March 15, 2021 12:21:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “She also appeared on Generations, Rhythm City and Intersexions. She was a sterling performer who gave her best at every role that she took on,” External link

sanews Monday, March 15, 2021 12:21:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “The sun has set on the Zulu nation. King Goodwill Zwelithini was a true custodian of Zulu culture, who was proud of his identity and heritage as umZulu. He was a direct descendent of the great King Shaka Zulu and ruled throughout the apartheid era,” External link

sanews Friday, March 12, 2021 6:09:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “Our hearts are with his family, his children, the Zulu nation and South Africa as a whole,” External link

sanews Friday, March 12, 2021 6:09:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : "I will appreciate [it] if the honourable mayor can indicate in writing which names are these and what is the basis for concluding that they have no relation/connection with the people of the metro," External link

news24 Friday, March 12, 2021 2:48:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa wrote : "However, if there are specific instances in the public consultation process and in the inputs received that you want to question and draw my attention [to], please do so," External link

news24 Friday, March 12, 2021 2:48:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : "The transformation of the heritage landscape is part of the process of restoring the human rights to our people. The renaming of the East London Airport to King Phalo Airport is part of those efforts," External link

news24 Friday, March 5, 2021 11:30:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa added : "The ministry and the Department of Sport, Arts and Culture are charged with the responsibility of coordination and observation of national days by the republic. The Human Rights Day being one of those days. Critically related to the assignments stated above, is that issue of nation building and social cohesion" External link

news24 Friday, March 5, 2021 11:30:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “The transformation of the heritage landscape is part of the process of restoring the human rights to our people. The renaming of the East London Airport to King Phalo Airport is part of those efforts,” External link

sanews Friday, March 5, 2021 3:33:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said ( about Charlotte Maxeke ) : “She is an important historical figure in that she seemed well ahead of her generation. She is the first woman of African descent to be conferred with the degree for science from the United States. "Celebrating Maxeke is also part of our liberation heritage, transformation agenda, noting that the narrative remains patriarchal and male dominated. Therefore, this honour is in sync with our transformation agenda, thereby ensuring that the liberation heritage narrative is all inclusive and that women who have earned their titles become front and centre of this narrative,” External link

sanews Friday, March 5, 2021 3:33:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa expliqué : "Ce changement de nom fait partie d’un programme gouvernemental destiné à transformer des éléments visibles de notre héritage culturel. Les noms de lieux doivent refléter l’identité et l’héritage du peuple sud-africain" External link

msn-fr Friday, February 26, 2021 10:34:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa expliqué : "Ce changement de nom fait partie d’un programme gouvernemental destiné à transformer des éléments visibles de notre héritage culturel. Les noms de lieux doivent refléter l’identité et l’héritage du peuple sud-africain" External link

france24 Friday, February 26, 2021 8:56:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “There was a need for the name changes as this is part of a Government Programme to transform South Africa’s Heritage landscape. The names of places we live in reflect the identity and cultural heritage of the people of South Africa” External link

africanewswire Friday, February 26, 2021 8:55:00 AM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : "I think its early days now to talk of the opening of games and so on," "Because these are sectors that work with multitudes of people, they’ll be at the tail end of the opening up process when the different sectors of the economy are opened" External link

news24 Saturday, February 20, 2021 9:25:00 AM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : "Vaccination and the process around it is hope giving, especially for the future. Even with what we’ve secured, we’re at the level where specific categories of people are given the vaccine. We were looking at the whole issue of procurement and getting more vaccines going forward," External link

news24 Saturday, February 20, 2021 9:25:00 AM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : "Regarding Ramela, I have been interacting with the interim board and I have full confidence in them," External link

news24 Friday, February 19, 2021 7:41:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said ( about Zak Yacoob ) : "I said in the statement we issued about Judge Yacoob that he did sterling work in leading the interim board," "There was an incident involving a journalist and we then agreed that perhaps it would be appropriate that the judge deals with those matters, whether they go to court, outside of the interim board process" External link

news24 Friday, February 19, 2021 7:41:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “In the absence of such stories, our children and the generations to follow would never know the truth. Lest we forget,” External link

sanews Tuesday, February 16, 2021 11:29:00 AM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said ( about Sibongile Khumalo ) : “Sibongile Khumalo was herself destined for greatness. She grew up in a home of consciousness, black identity, and the quest for liberation where her own outlook as a pan-Africanist was nurtured by great stalwarts of our country” External link

eyewitness-news Sunday, February 7, 2021 2:16:00 AM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “She was a musical maestro who made it her life’s purpose to tell the story of our people through music. She left a legacy that will forever go down the annals of history,” External link

eurasiareview Sunday, January 31, 2021 5:48:00 AM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “She was a musical maestro who made it her life’s purpose to tell the story of our people through music. She left a legacy that will forever go down the annals of history,” External link

sanews Friday, January 29, 2021 10:16:00 AM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said ( about Zak Yacoob ) : “This decision was made out of an abundance of caution, to safeguard the tremendous work done by the interim board, under his [Yacoob’s] stewardship,” “The judge showed remorse and apologised for his role in the call with the journalist. I take this opportunity to thank him for accepting my invitation to chair the interim board, as well as for his leadership, throughout the process” External link

dailymaverick Thursday, January 28, 2021 2:54:00 AM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa told ( about Zak Yacoob ) : “I met the judge [Yacoob] and expressed to him my disappointment with how he had conducted himself. I informed him that he would have to go,” External link

businessday Wednesday, January 27, 2021 7:23:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “The Judge showed remorse and apologised for his role in the call with the journalist. I take this opportunity to thank him for accepting my invitation to chair the interim board, as well as for his leadership, throughout the process,” External link

sanews Wednesday, January 27, 2021 7:05:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : "This decision was made out of an abundance of caution, to safeguard the tremendous work done by the interim board, under his stewardship," "The Judge showed remorse and apologised for his role in the call with the journalist. I take this opportunity to thank him for accepting my invitation to chair the interim board, as well as for his leadership, throughout the process" External link

news24 Wednesday, January 27, 2021 4:48:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “Accordingly, I am confident that this extension will enable the interim board to produce a constructive and actionable report that contains the reforms required to help South African cricket realise their indubitable talent,” External link

sanews Thursday, January 21, 2021 11:35:00 AM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : "By all accounts and after some initial turbulence, the work of the Interim Board has gained favour amongst our country’s cricket lovers," "Accordingly, I am confident that this extension will enable the Interim Board to produce a constructive and actionable report that contains the reforms required to help South African cricket realise their indubitable talent" External link

news24 Thursday, January 21, 2021 9:52:00 AM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “To South Africans, Ms Thoko Ndlozi’s music brought hope. It is this hope, which she expressed when she described how the song Joy was recorded to express the struggle and apartheid era dynamics, we have indeed been left bereft by Ms Nldozi’s passing,” External link

sanews Monday, January 18, 2021 2:47:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said ( about Joseph Shabalala ) : “Mr Nzimande’s investment in the preservation of the heritage of our indigenous music is the best gift that he bestowed upon our nation. He and Prof Joseph Shabalala of Ladysmith Black Mambazo, established a platform for this in 1987, taking isicathamiya music to the world stage,” “As we continue to mourn, the Department of Sport, Arts and Culture equally shares the pain of losing another talented narrator of our African identity and curator of formidable brands - Mr Mzwandile Wandi Nzimande, or DJ1D, as he became popularly known” External link

sanews Monday, January 18, 2021 2:47:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “Gender-based violence is not a problem that women created and therefore, we cannot leave it to our womenfolk to solve when they are not responsible for it in the first place,” “I call upon all sectors of society to form workable partnerships so that we can deal effectively with this plague of violence against women. Together, we can beat this scourge of gender-based violence and femicide,” External link

eyewitness-news Thursday, December 17, 2020 12:41:00 AM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “The role Anele played in maintaining wonderful family bonds must forever be cherished and be applauded. I can only imagine what the family is currently going through, I am certain that the grief that uMama is going through is overwhelming,” ”As an active and creative nation, we’re indebted to the family and most importantly the mother of Anele for bringing to earth this wonderful soul and for ensuring that he remains focused to his career until his last day on earth. Anele’s void will forever be felt by all of us,” External link

eyewitness-news Thursday, December 10, 2020 6:53:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “Reconciliation is not about being cosy with each other, having a good feeling and ticking the boxes. It is about the fundamental issue of confronting racism and ensuring that we do not teach our young ones to normalise racism,” External link

sanews Wednesday, December 2, 2020 5:03:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “Let us have a mass movement of revolutionaries who are going to revolutionise the way we think about how we relate to other people and other understand that GBVF and racism is painful,” External link

sanews Wednesday, December 2, 2020 5:03:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : "self-evident that the game of cricket is in a state of complete disarray, and that my intervention in terms of the Act, would not only be warranted but would also be justified" External link

news24 Friday, November 13, 2020 3:32:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : "by all accounts, the announcement of the five (members) was universally well received" External link

news24 Friday, November 13, 2020 3:32:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : "I find it most regrettable that you have purported to take the decision not to recognise the Interim Board. I implore you and the Members’ Council to revisit this decision immediately ... failing which, I will exercise my powers ... I sincerely hope that it will be unnecessary for me to take such drastic steps. " External link

news24 Friday, November 13, 2020 3:32:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa aliandika : "Tunajivunia kipekee mabalozi wetu...wakiwakilisha nchi yetu kwa njia ya kupaa ambayo haijawhai kutokea," External link

mwananchi Thursday, November 12, 2020 2:49:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said ( about Danny Jordaan ) : “Our differences with Morocco have never been personal. We continue to engage them‚ even on this matter. The Safa president [Jordaan] has engaged his counterpart there. Nobody won’t be engaged‚ including those that have candidates‚” External link

businessday Monday, November 9, 2020 7:12:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “As South Africa we are very firm on our commitment to see a better Africa and better world. We think that the strengthening of those relations and having a better Africa would need a person who has affinity to the mother continent. He has that,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Monday, November 9, 2020 4:08:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “The increased number of visitors put pressure on the government to facelift those statues and put them back on public places for people to view them,” External link

iol Friday, November 6, 2020 9:11:00 AM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa explained : “Without reinventing the past, it is common knowledge that I made several attempts in meetings with the CSA board and Members Council, to encourage Cricket SA to pre-empt any action on my part by demonstrating that they had the capacity, will and desire to self-correct,” External link

dailymaverick Friday, October 30, 2020 7:22:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said ( about Association ) : "This interim board comprising nine members, nominated by ourselves as the department, the Members' Council, as well as the South African Cricketers' Association," External link

news24 Friday, October 30, 2020 3:18:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : "I must emphasise that [the] Members' Council, under acting president (Rihan Richards), still has an obligation to ensure that things are moving well and in order within CSA," External link

news24 Friday, October 30, 2020 3:18:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa asked : “May I request Sascoc to terminate the usual acrimony around the criteria for team selection?” External link

businessday Wednesday, October 28, 2020 5:27:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “I’ve heard rumours that they’ve resigned‚ which is what they should have done. The ultimatum I put for tomorrow [Tuesday] was precisely for that. If they have done that ... it will take everything forward from here‚” “We are where we are because of a lack of leadership‚ of the centre not holding at the level of cricket. If they have realised that‚ then it’s progress” External link

businessday Tuesday, October 27, 2020 6:28:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “It doesn’t prioritise sport. It doesn’t prioritise the field. It’s mainly off the field; in boardrooms‚ playing cricket in boardrooms and that’s something that’s not healthy for the sport. We want people who will take the game forward‚” “Right from the beginning‚ we had no business running cricket or any sporting code. We want sport people and administrators to run sport. If they are engaging in misgovernance and in areas where there is a total breakdown in governance‚ we’ll have no option but to intervene” External link

businessday Tuesday, October 27, 2020 6:28:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “Having evaluated the discussions as well as the subsequent reporting on this matter, I have now reached a point where I see no value in any further engagement with CSA,” External link

dailymaverick Sunday, October 18, 2020 1:15:00 AM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “I have now reached a point where I see no value in any further engagement with CSA,” External link

trinidadexpress Thursday, October 15, 2020 4:39:00 AM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : "I have now reached a point where I see no value in any further engagement with CSA," External link

khaleejtimes Wednesday, October 14, 2020 8:17:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “Having evaluated the discussions as well as the subsequent reporting on this matter, I have now reached a point where I see no value in any further engagement with CSA,” External link

dailymaverick Wednesday, October 14, 2020 7:25:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “Having evaluated the discussions‚ as well as the subsequent reporting on the matter‚ I have now reached the point where I see no value in further engagement with Cricket SA‚” External link

businessday Wednesday, October 14, 2020 4:59:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “I have now reached a point where I see no value in any further engagement with CSA,” External link

thehindu Wednesday, October 14, 2020 4:21:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “Having evaluated the discussions as well as the subsequent reporting on this matter, I have now reached a point where I see no value in any further engagement with CSA,” External link

sanews Wednesday, October 14, 2020 10:50:00 AM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa added : "Having evaluated the discussions as well as the subsequent reporting on this matter, I have now reached a point where I see no value in any further engagement with CSA" External link

news24 Wednesday, October 14, 2020 9:15:00 AM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said ( about Mary Alexander ) : "They wore T-shirts supporting BLM but did not kneel, so I interacted with SA Rugby and asked president Mark Alexander to explain what is happening," "Racist behaviour cannot be tolerated and the SA Rugby president said there will be a meeting after which they will make their views known" External link

eyewitness-news Saturday, September 26, 2020 4:18:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said ( about Mary Alexander ) : "They wore T-shirts supporting BLM but did not kneel so I interacted with SA Rugby and asked president Mark Alexander to explain what is happening," "Racist behaviour cannot be tolerated and the SA Rugby president said there will be a meeting after which they will make their views known" External link

news24 Saturday, September 26, 2020 10:21:00 AM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said ( about Mary Alexander ) : "They wore T-shirts supporting BLM but did not kneel so I interacted with SA Rugby and asked president Mark Alexander to explain what is happening," "Racist behaviour cannot be tolerated and the SA Rugby president said there will be a meeting after which they will make their views known" External link

irishsun Saturday, September 26, 2020 9:23:00 AM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said ( about Mary Alexander ) : "They wore T-shirts supporting BLM but did not kneel so I interacted with SA Rugby and asked president Mark Alexander to explain what is happening," "Racist behaviour cannot be tolerated and the SA Rugby president said there will be a meeting after which they will make their views known" External link

yahoo-au Friday, September 25, 2020 9:32:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said ( about Mary Alexander ) : "They wore T-shirts supporting BLM but did not kneel so I interacted with SA Rugby and asked president Mark Alexander to explain what is happening," "Racist behaviour cannot be tolerated and the SA Rugby president said there will be a meeting after which they will make their views known" External link

afp-en Friday, September 25, 2020 9:12:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “These are women who have distinguished themselves in their chosen fields of occupation, putting SA on the map on a global stage. It is fitting on this Heritage Day that we pay tribute to them while they are still alive,” External link

iol Thursday, September 24, 2020 5:34:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “Mamelodi Sundowns remained focused whilst playing in a Bio-Bubble environment, which wasn’t easy by managing to demonstrate courage and determination. Well done to Coach Pitso Mosimane and his technical team, the entire Sundowns Players and Management for their victory. I wish them luck as they now move forward in preparation to represent the country in the CAF Champions League competition for the 7th time in a row next year,” External link

citizen Monday, September 14, 2020 1:01:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “Both the South African government and the global sporting community always held a firm view that these regulations are a gross violation of fundamental human rights of DSD female athletes and therefore rallied behind the appeal by both Semenya and Athletics South Africa (ASA) in their legal tussle with the IAAF,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, September 10, 2020 1:59:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said ( about Saida Harrigan ) : “As the government of democratic South Africa, a country renowned for its tradition of promoting and protecting basic human rights, together with Athletics SA, we will study the judgment and consider various options and avenues at our disposal in our collective campaign to fight this injustice,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, September 10, 2020 1:59:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said ( about Caster Semenya ) : “We call upon all South Africans‚ Africans and the entire world to rally behind Caster in our quest to defeat injustice against women in sport and in particular African women,” External link

businessday Wednesday, September 9, 2020 4:22:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said ( about Saida Harrigan ) : “As the Government of democratic South Africa, a country renowned for its tradition of promoting and protecting basic human rights, together with Athletics SA, we will study the judgment and consider various options and avenues at our disposal in our collective campaign to fight this injustice,” External link

eyewitness-news Wednesday, September 9, 2020 2:50:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said ( about Caster Semenya ) : "As the government of democratic South Africa, a country renowned for its tradition of promoting and protecting basic human rights, together with Athletics SA, we will study the judgement and consider various options and avenues at our disposal in our collective campaign to fight this injustice," "We call upon all South Africans, Africans and the entire world to rally behind Caster in our quest to defeat injustice against Women in Sport and in particular African Women" External link

news24 Wednesday, September 9, 2020 1:46:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said ( about Saida Harrigan ) : “As the Government of democratic South Africa, a country renowned for its tradition of promoting and protecting basic human rights, together with Athletics SA, we will study the judgement and consider various options and avenues at our disposal in our collective campaign to fight this injustice,” External link

citizen Wednesday, September 9, 2020 12:02:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “Racism is no longer in the statues books but some are practicing it covertly and we are saying that we will hunt them down because we know the pain that is caused by this pain called racism,” External link

thegrio Sunday, September 6, 2020 3:16:00 AM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : "Racism is no longer in the statutes books but some are practising it covertly and we are saying that we will hunt them down because we know the pain that is caused by this cancer called racism," External link

wsau Friday, September 4, 2020 6:45:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said ( about Ray Mali ) : “I am pleased with the move to establish the SJN project. It is a step in the right direction in the fight for transformation and they heave heard the cries of their ex-cricketers and listened to people like former president Ray Mali on how hurt he is about cricket,” External link

citizen Friday, August 28, 2020 4:35:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “I still expect the undertakings made by the CSA at the meeting to be honoured and accordingly, look forward to CSA’s urgent response to the substantive issues I have raised with their delegation,” External link

sanews Thursday, August 20, 2020 4:12:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : "I had asked to meet them particularly on the issues which had been raised by ex-cricket players (highlighting) systemic racism in cricket," "I explained to them that, first and foremost, racism, if it's proven to be true, is not going to be tolerated by government. We are not going to be friendly to that kind of a situation. We want to go deeper into these issues" External link

news24 Wednesday, August 19, 2020 4:42:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa added : "At the core of sport and cricket, where you have five key people there and these five people are, all of them bar one, white males," External link

news24 Wednesday, August 19, 2020 4:42:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “We do not want to jump the gun on the specific matter of the SA players in England who didn’t kneel in support of the BLM movement, but we did say we want to understand what’s happening‚ and what the position of SA Rugby is in this whole thing” External link

businessday Tuesday, August 18, 2020 3:22:00 PM EAT

Nathi Mthethwa said : “The first thing we noted is that they were wearing the T-shirts which support [the] BLM movement but they did not kneel‚” External link

businessday Tuesday, August 18, 2020 3:22:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
Minister0.45%EN10/17/201617/10/2016
premier0.23%EN09/24/201624/09/2016
ministre de la culture0.23%FR07/17/201617/07/2016
minister12.93%EN05/20/201620/05/2016
police minister71.66%EN12/04/201304/12/2013
minister of police9.98%EN12/03/201303/12/2013
ministre de la police2.49%FR11/19/201319/11/2013
ministro0.23%PT08/17/201217/08/2012
police commissioner0.23%EN07/18/201018/07/2010
ministre0.23%FR05/07/201007/05/2010
chief0.23%EN04/09/201009/04/2010
chef0.45%FR09/26/200826/09/2008
mp0.45%EN01/31/200831/01/2008
chairperson0.23%EN01/25/200825/01/2008
Names Lang Count
Nathi MthethwaEN38.63%
Nathi MthethwaFR15.97%
Nathi MthethwaPT15.02%
Nathi MthethwaDE15.02%
Nathi MthethwaEU15.02%
Nathi MthethwaSW0.09%
Nathi MthethwaES0.09%
NATHI MTHETHWAFR0.09%
Nathi MthethwaSA0.09%
Nkosinathi Emmanuel MthethwaEU0.00%
Nathui MthethwaEN0.00%


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Julius Malema said ( about Nathi Mthethwa ) : “Nathi Mthethwa is a coward who is involved in factional battles of the ANC,” External link

citizen Friday, January 21, 2022 10:37:00 AM EAT

Julius Malema said ( about Nathi Mthethwa ) : "The Minister of Sports must look like a sports person... how can you be a Minister of Sports, Arts, and Culture when you can't even walk? A Minister of Sport must inspire confidence. A Minister of Sports must look like a sportsperson. He [Mthethwa] doesn't do sports, he doesn't do arts, and he doesn't do culture; he is only involved in factional politics of the ANC," External link

news24 Thursday, January 20, 2022 8:13:00 PM EAT

Stavros Nicolau added ( about Nathi Mthethwa ) : “We have successfully managed to fulfil the mandate given to us by Minister of Sport, Arts and Culture, Mr Nathi Mthethwa. We trust that this important agreement will give confidence to all cricket’s stakeholders specifically, players, staff, sponsors and all in the country who love the game of cricket. We owed it to our country to find a solution to cricket’s governance challenges,” External link

news18 Monday, April 26, 2021 4:53:00 PM EAT

Irvin Khoza said ( about Nathi Mthethwa ) : “When the SABC recently expressed concern that it was in a disastrous financial situation, the PSL, together with the minister of sport [Nathi Mthethwa] and MultiChoice, were proactive in ensuring that the SABC acquired a significant amount of PSL rights – at an extremely fair price,” “The PSL follows a tender process which is open to everyone who values these soccer rights. Rights are sold at regular intervals, and no one holds them permanently. There are no automatic renewals of contracts and everyone bids at the same time. Nothing stops other broadcasters forming a consortium to bid for the rights” External link

dailymaverick Friday, April 16, 2021 7:08:00 PM EAT

Irvin Khoza said ( about Nathi Mthethwa ) : “When the SABC recently expressed concern that it was in a disastrous financial situation, the PSL together with the Minister of Sport (Nathi Mthethwa) and MultiChoice, were proactive in ensuring that the SABC acquires a significant amount of PSL rights — at an extremely fair price,” External link

dailymaverick Sunday, January 17, 2021 11:21:00 PM EAT