While the launch of Youth Month this year took place virtually due to lockdown restrictions, South African youth will still get to participate in a range of activities throughout June.
Arts and Culture Minister Nathi Mthethwa says the youth of 2020 have been called upon to fight a much more silent war, the COVID-19 pandemic, and to help to rebuild society.
In preparation for the shift down to level 3 of the nationwide lockdown from 1 June, Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister, Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, has outlined the regulations that will be implemented as government further opens up various sectors of the economy.
Minister of Arts and Culture Nathi Mthethwa says the nation has lost a one-of-a-kind musician with the passing of Jazz legend bra Hugh Masekela.
President Jacob Zuma is later this week expected to undertake a State visit to the Republic of Zambia.
Arts and Culture Minister Nathi Mthethwa has congratulated Trevor Noah for winning the award for Best host at the MTV Movie and TV Awards.
President Jacob Zuma has joined music lovers in expressing shock over the sudden passing of gospel singer Sfiso Ncwane.
Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has paid his respects to the youth of 1976, who lost their lives in the struggle for freedom and a democratic South Africa.
Local content on the African continent has proven itself to be popular, resilient and it resonates with audiences, says Arts and Culture Minister Nathi Mthethwa.