Minister Zizi Kodwa Leads 2023 Budget Vote Debate Week

1 min read
minister zizi kodwa 2023 budget vote debate week

The Department of Sport, Arts, and Culture’s commitment to creating an enabling environment for the transformation, preservation, protection, and promotion of sport, arts, and Culture at all levels of participation will be showcased during the 2023 Budget Vote Debate Week, led by Minister Zizi Kodwa.

Fostering a Creative, Winning, and Socially Cohesive Nation

The week-long activities aim to foster an active, winning, creative, and socially cohesive nation.

Highlights of the Week

One of the week’s highlights is the Budget Vote Speech Debate on 9 May. The department will present its budget vote to promote and support the arts and culture sector. The presentation aims to create an enabling environment for transforming, preserving, protecting, and promoting sport, arts, and Culture at all levels of participation.

Minister kodwa’s Leadership and Activities

In addition, Minister Kodwa will lead various activities during the week, including a visit to the Robben Island Museum on 8 May, to monitor and evaluate the state of the museum. The department will also host community conversations at the Nyanga Arts Centre. The minister and deputy minister will engage the community and stakeholders on sports, arts, Culture, and heritage issues.

Amplifying the 2023 Netball World Cup

As part of the rigorous amplification of the 2023 Netball World Cup, Minister Kodwa and Deputy Minister Nocawe Mafu will lead the activation on Thursday, 10 May. The activation aims at amplifying the efforts in bringing frenzy and festive spirit to South Africans around the upcoming Netball World Cup on 28 July 2023 in Cape Town.

Move4Health Programme

The Budget Vote Week activities will conclude with the Move4Health Programme on 10 May, which aims to promote healthy and positive lifestyles. The program will occur at Mandela Park, Khayelitsha, Cape Town, between 09:00 and 15:00.

Celebrating Africa Month

Minister Kodwa notes that the 2023 Budget Vote Debate takes place during Africa Month, a month when South Africa salutes their forebears who founded the Organization of African Unity (OAU), now the African Union (AU), on 25 May 1963 and also highlights and celebrate their Africanness in a true Pan-African spirit.

Department’s Commitment

These activities demonstrate the department’s commitment to creating a sustainable recovery trajectory for the heritage, sport, and creative sector. They also provide opportunities for community engagement, media coverage, and collaboration with other entities and stakeholders. The department’s initiatives align with the government’s agenda of nation-building and promoting a healthy, winning, and socially cohesive nation through sport, arts, and Culture.

Environmentalist and Outdoor Enthusiast. Amanda is a nature-loving, energetic, and enthusiastic environmentalist who has dedicated her life to exploring and protecting Cape Town's stunning natural landscapes. She is an experienced hiker, wildlife enthusiast, and advocate for sustainable tourism.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

Previous Story

The Future of the South African Post Office

Next Story

Boosting Policing in Western Cape Province with New Operational Vehicles

Latest from Blog

Empowering Migrant Children in South Africa through the ChommY Initiative

South Africa is home to the largest population of child migrants on the continent, with an estimated 642,000 migrant children residing within its borders. The Department of Social Development, in partnership with USAID, seeks to address the challenges faced by this vulnerable population through the ChommY program.

Cape Town’s Urban Mobility Budget: Promoting Growth and Progress

Cape Town is currently undergoing an exciting transformation in its urban mobility landscape, with the Urban Mobility Budget serving as a driving force for a more connected and thriving metropolis. Spearheaded by the Mayoral Committee Member for Urban Mobility, Councillor Rob Quintas, the City of Cape Town’s Urban Mobility Budget has been tabled for 2023/2024 to 2025/2026. This budget aims to enhance the city’s infrastructure by focusing on essential elements such as maintenance, congestion relief, public transport, and smart mobility.

Accelerating Sanitation Delivery in the Western Cape: The Role of the Provincial Sanitation Task Team

The Western Cape Provincial Sanitation Task Team (PSTT) is a Department of Water and Sanitationled initiative that aims to provide adequate and equitable sanitation to the citizens of the Western Cape. In this article, we will take a closer look at the PSTT’s role in accelerating sanitation delivery in the region, including its alignment with the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 6.2 target and the National Development Plan (NDP) 2030 vision.