Side Entry: Mbalula is more a minister of distraction than of sport

2017-03-19 06:00

The sports ministry seems to thrive on being perceived to be doing something instead of actually doing it, let alone properly, writes Simnikiwe Xabanisa.

Mbalula: Marawa has a vendetta against me

2017-03-15 14:21

Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula has accused sports presenter Robert Marawa of running a vendetta against him.

Le Clos gutted over Commonwealth Games loss

2017-03-15 11:55

South African Olympian Chad le Clos says he is heartbroken after Durban was stripped of hosting the 2022 Commonwealth Games.

SA 'disappointed' as Durban dumped as hosts

2017-03-14 16:52

South Africa voiced disappointment that Durban had been stripped of the 2022 Commonwealth Games, but vowed to host major tournaments in the future.

Durban 2022 fiasco: What a shambles!

2017-03-14 14:59

Durban's failed attempt at hosting the Commonwealth Games in 2022 is not South Africa's finest moment, writes Lloyd Burnard.

Mbalula to explain Commonwealth Games loss

2017-03-14 09:40

Sports minister Fikile Mbalula is set to address media in Durban to explain South Africa's failed attempt to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games.

It’s how you say it!

2017-03-13 10:37

February was Language Month and the Pan South African Language Board (PanSALB) celebrated the end of their #SpeakItLiveIt campaign with the annual PanSALB Multilingualism Awards in Cape Town.

Isn’t it time for a transformation indaba?

2017-03-12 06:11

Makhenkesi Stofile, the late former minister of sport, found himself in a tight spot 10 years ago when he had to give his blessing to a Springbok RWC squad whose composition didn’t meet his expectations.

Hasane mum on 'punish white people' tweet

2017-03-02 14:17

The department of sport and recreation's media spokesperson doesn't wish to comment on the tweet which sparked an outcry on social media this week.

AfriForum calls for sacking of sports ministry’s media man

2017-02-28 21:52

AfriForum has for called for the dismissal of the media and communications manager of the department of sport and recreation over a racist post.


RWC 2023: SA Rugby's race for government backing

2017-03-16 12:58

The department of Sport and Recreation is awaiting the outcome of this year's EPG report before throwing its support behind SA's RWC 2023 bid.

Fikile Mbalula gives us the scoop on his reported 'beef' with Robert Marawa

2017-03-15 12:56

Speaking to The Juice, Minister of Sport Fikile Mbalula has said that "I have never had anything against Robert."

Mbalula: We did what was right for SA

2017-03-14 20:46

Sports minister Fikile Mbalula has explained government's position after Durban was stripped of its right to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games.

We can't make the country bankrupt - Mbalula on Durban 2022 Games loss

News broke on Monday that Durban had lost the right to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games. As the lone bidder, the City had not met a number of 'key obligations and commitments'. Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula addressed the media on Tuesday. Watch.

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DA: Mbalula must explain R118m Durban bid loss

2017-03-14 13:59

The DA has demanded Sport and Recreation minister Fikile Mbalula tell parliament why R118m was wasted on the failed Durban bid for the 2022 Commonwealth Games.

Durban loses 2022 Commonwealth Games - reports

2017-03-13 15:10

Durban will not be hosting the Commonwealth Games in 2022, according to widespread reports.

ANC electoral process a huge mess - Mbalula

2017-03-12 22:08

The ANC has proposed again that an electoral college be formed to screen candidates in an attempt to rid its electoral process of gate keeping, manipulation and slate voting.

Mbalula heaps praise on Amajita

2017-03-09 09:20

Minister of sport and recreation Fikile Mbalula has congratulated the SA Under-20 soccer team after they qualified for the World Cup.

DA calls for firing of Fikile Mbalula's 'racist' media man

2017-03-02 12:21

The DA has called on the Minister of Sport and Recreation, Fikile Mbalula, to fire his media and communications manager for a racist social media post.

ANC will deal with any 'shenanigans' at People's Assembly - Mbalula

2017-02-07 17:31

The ANC will deal with any "shenanigans" during the party’s People’s Assembly in Cape Town, NEC member Fikile Mbalula has warned.

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