- The Minister of Sports, Arts and Culture, Zizi Kodwa, has announced that there will be new awards for the creative industry
- This announcement, which is seen as a step forward in growing the industry, was made during a media briefing on 28 November
- Zizi Kodwa mentioned that the awards will be taking place towards the end of March or early April
The creative industry is about to get a much-needed boost with the impending South African Creative Arts Awards. The Minister of Sports, Arts and Culture, Zizi Kodwa, briefed the media on Tuesday, 28 November.
Zizi Kodwa makes announcement
This announcement is perceived as a stride toward advancing the industry's growth.
SA reacts to the new awards
Zizi Kodwa also visited his Twitter page to announce these exciting new developments.
"We need to start with provincial awards then it’s National awards. We have a thesis to Prove that it can work. What will happen to the standard bank award? Fluer di cap award? Naledi awards? Please don’t give awards to celebrities, please."
"Will the ANC spokespeople win it?"
"You just get lost for words."
Among his announcements was the boxing SA board and more.
"I have announced the Independent Advisory Panel on Netball, the Eminent Persons Group on Sport Transformation, and the new Boxing SA Board. I wish the new appointees all the best in their important work! "
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Source: Briefly News