Government, parliamentary and legislative information on Arts and Culture.
Department of Arts and Culture
The fossil rich West Coast Fossil Park has been declared a national heritage site.
According to a notice in the Government Gazette (38232 / 943) of 28 November 2014, the Park, at Langebaanweg, is a five million years old fossil bed.
Council for Scientific and Industrial Research
The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) proposes it adopts English, isiZulu and Sepedi as its official languages.
The draft language policy has been published in the Government Gazette (38093 / 119 of 10 October 2014) for public comment.
Department of Communications
Communications minister Faith Muthambi says community radio must empower communities and not merely be a shadow of the commercial sector.
In a speech delivered in East London, the minister said urgent attention needed to be paid to: