Arts and Culture

Government, parliamentary and legislative information on Arts and Culture.

Heritage Status for West Coast Fossil Park

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.

CSIR Publishes Proposed Language Policy

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.

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: