Arts and Culture

Government, parliamentary and legislative information on Arts and Culture.

Value of Community Radio Outlined

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:

SARS Draws up Language Policy

South African Revenue Service

The South African Revenue Service (SARS) has outlined, in Government Gazette 38012, its draft language policy designed to ensure compliance with the Use of Official Languages Act of 2012.

The act instructs all national departments and public entities to draw up language policies so that all eleven official languages can be treated equally in the interests of service delivery.

Incentive Scheme for Emerging Black Filmmakers

Department of Trade and Industry

The South African Emerging Black Filmmakers Incentive Scheme has been launched.

According to the trade and industry department, the scheme is designed to foster and grow emerging black filmmakers to take on big productions and create jobs.