Department of Sport, Arts and Culture (DSAC)

Office Bearers/Management

Mr G McKenzie
Deputy Minister
Ms BP Mabe
Director General
Dr C Khumalo

The details of the Minister and Deputy Minister have been updated after the 2024 General Elections. The details of other officials will be updated as it becomes available.

Mr Gayton McKenzie (Minister of Sport, Arts and Culture) (PA)
Deputy Minister:
Ms Bertha Peace Mabe (Deputy Minister of Sport, Arts and Culture) (ANC)
Director General:
Dr Cynthia Khumalo (Acting)
Chief of Staff:
Mr Sibongile Mbotwe (Acting)
Chief Financial Officer:
Mr Israel Mokgwamme
Deputy Directors General:
Ms Sumayya Khan (Recreation Development and Sport Promotion: Programme 2)
Dr Cynthia Khumalo (Arts and Culture Development and Promotion)
Vusithemba Ndima (Heritage Promotion and Preservation: Programme 4)
Ms Mandisa Tshikwatamba (Institutional Governance and Corporate Services)
Senior Management:
Mr Retief le Roux (Acting Chief Director: Corporate Services and Director: Information Technology)
Mr Daniel Mabulane (Director: Human Resources)
Manase Makwela (Acting Chief Director: Strategic Support)
Ms Linda Mapatona (Minister's Advisor)
Nambita Mekane (Head of Office: Deputy Minister)
Mr Walter Mokoena (Minister's Advisor)
Dr Jabulani Mzaliya (Office Manager: DG's Office)
Mzimeni Novasie (Acting Director: Office of the DG and Parliamentary Matters)
Mahlatji Seroka (Director: Internal Audit)
Itumeleng Tlhasedi (Director: Supply Chain Management)
Ms Zimasa Velaphi (Chief Director: Communication Services)
Communications Officers:
Ms Nnaniki Malesa (Director: Marketing Communication Services)
Mr M Masechaba (Spokesperson: Office of the Minister)
Mickey Modisane (Chief Director: Marketing and Communications)
Simion Nkanunu (Cabinet and Parliamentary Liaison Officer)
Mr Sivuyile Watani (DM PLO)
Ms Lovedelia Maake (Personal Assistant: Deputy Minister)
Ms Lungiswa Phoswa (PA: Minister)
Ms Andra Roets (Personal Secretary: Director General)

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