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About Sport, Arts, Culture and Recreation

​The Gauteng Department of Sport, Arts, Culture and Recreation’s mandate is drawn directly from Schedule 4 and 5 of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996. The sections describe the functional areas of exclusive provincial legislative competence. Read more

MEC’s Office

MEC: Mbali Hlophe
Mail: Private Bag X33, Johannesburg, 2000
Street: 35 Rissik Cnr. Fox Street, Surrey House, Johannesburg
Tel: (011) 355 2798
Fax: (011) 355 2513​

Head of Department

Head of Department: Ms Monica Newtown
Tel: (011) 355 2531
Fax: (011) 355 2513
Email: motshabi.pitso@gauteng.gov.za​

Chief Directors

Ms Charmaine Botha
Chief Director: Cultural Affairs
​Tel: (011) 355 2613
Cell: 083 507 8040
Email: charmaine.botha@gauteng.gov.za

Mr Ivor Hoff
Chief Director: Sport and Recreation
Tel: (011) 355 2506
Cell: 083 306 2641
Email: ivor.hoff@gauteng.gov.za

Mr Vusi Sibiya
Chief Director: IGR and Strategic Partnerships
Tel: (011) 355 2622
Cell: 082 330 1085
Email: vusi.sibiya@gauteng.gov.za                      

Meet The MEC,
Mbali Hlophe

Mbali Hlophe was born on 7 February 1983 in Pimville, Soweto.  She did her Secondary schooling at Parktown High School for Girls and proceeded to Wits University where she did Property Investment and Practice. She also did Development Studies at UNISA. Read more

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