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The Ministry of Youth Sport Arts and Recreation is opening a platform for young innovators from all walks of life with an opportunity to showcase their work to the Government and stand a chance to secure technical and financial support for their innovations as part of this year’s National Youth Day Commemorations.
The Federal Government yesterday handed over the National Arts Theatre to the Bankers Committee for transformation into the Lagos Creative and Entertainment Centre.
President Cyril Ramaphosa’s ambitious drive to inject much-needed jobs into South Africa’s COVID-19 ravaged economy is beginning to bear fruit.
A lot of time has elapsed, and there is a need to revise the old National Tourism Policy, responsible tourism policy, tourism, culture and hospitality strategy ‘in order to provide the Tourism and Culture Ministry with an updated policy framework and strategy for the sustainable development of the industry.’
Due to the growing concern on the rising number of COVID-19 infections; Cabinet took a decision to move the country back to COVID-19 Alert Level 3, as announced by the President on the 28th of December 2020. This announcement saw the Sport, Arts and Culture sector suffer yet another financial set-back as Government had to put in place tighter restrictions aimed at curbing the spread of the virus and saving lives of South Africans.
The COVID-19 pandemic remains a severe health emergency that has caused great suffering and hardship across the African continent and globally. The African Union however is committed to ensure all its member states benefit are part of, and benefit from the continental efforts to prevent and contain the pandemic especially with the rollout of the vaccination programme.