From which particular vision is the Department of Sport, Arts and Culture obtaining its mandate? This question has seemed ever more fraught in the context of expensive ‘social cohesion’ projects while artists plead in vain for financial support. Few answers were available at a Monday media briefing to discuss the ANC’s latest policy document on the subject.

The overview of the policy paper given by the ANC’s Baleka Mbete at the briefing dealt almost exclusively with the party’s concerns over the desecration of graves.


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