National Arts Council of South Africa (NAC)

Contact Details

Physical: 66 Margaret Mcingana Street, Cnr Gwigwi Mrwebi, Newtown, Johannesburg
Postal: PO Box 500, Newtown, 2113
Tel: 011 838 1383
Fax: 011 838 6363


The mission of the National Arts Council of South Africa (NAC) is to develop and promote excellence in the arts.

The Council's mandate is to: provide, and encourage the provision of, opportunities for people to practice the arts; promote the appreciation, understanding and enjoyment of the arts; promote the general application of the arts in the community; foster the expression of a national identity and consciousness by means of the arts; uphold and promote the right of any people to freedom in the practice of the arts; give the historically disadvantaged such additional help and resources as are required to give them greater access to the arts; address historical imbalances in the provision of infrastructure for the promotion of the arts; promote and facilitate national and international liaison between individuals and institutions in respect of the arts; and develop, promote and encourage excellence in the arts.

Office Bearers/Management

Ms MA Makwetla
Chief Executive Officer
Ms R Mangope

Ms Matlhodi Angelina Makwetla
Deputy Chairperson:
Mr Mohau Samuel Mphomela
Council Members:
Mr Zamindlela Joseph Bhengu
Ms Seipati Bernice Dichabe
Ms Erica Elk
Ms Phyllis Klotz
Ms Mary-Anne Makgoka (Board Secretary)
Mr Jonny Masilela
Ms Nwabisa Mavuso
Prof Gessler Moses Nkondo
Mr Nelson Ntshangase
Mr Chikapa Enock Ray Phiri
Ms Nakedi Ribane
Mr Bongani J Tembe
Mr Manne Shadrack Thebe
Prof Dominic Thorburn
Chief Executive Officer:
Ms Rosemary Mangope
Chief Financial Officer:
Mr Dumisani Dlamini
Senior Management:
Ms Julie Diphofa (Arts Development Manager)
Ms Michelle Francis (Organisational Effectiveness Coordinator)
Mr Dakalo Mandiwana (Finance Manager)
Ms Zandile Mxoli (Human Resources Officer)
Mr Itumeleng Sikhosana (IT Manager)
Communications Officers:
Janet Molekwa (Marketing and Communication Specialist)

Financial Information

All Financial Values: R'0002015/162014/152013/142012/13
AUDIT OUTCOMEClean AuditClean AuditQualifiedFinancially Unqualified
Current Assets45 90148 74460 836n/a
Non-Current Assets5 6646 45818 073n/a
Total Assets51 56555 20278 909n/a
Current Liabilities4 0454 09712 922n/a
Non-Current Liabilities--921n/a
Total Liabilities4 0454 09713 843n/a
Total Net Assets47 52051 10465 066n/a
Total Revenue98 98496 08495 650n/a
Revenue from Exchange Transactions2 8954 2198 096n/a
Revenue from Non-Exchange Transactions96 08991 86587 554n/a
Total Expenditure(102 567)(99 411)(103 714)n/a
Employee Costs(17 755)(16 100)(15 128)n/a
Surplus/(Deficit) for Year(5 384)(3 327)(8 064)n/a
Net Cash Flows from Operating Activities(821)(2 518)(12 940)n/a
Net Cash Flows from Investing Activities(304)(559)(462)n/a
Cash & Cash Equivalents at End of Year45 56747 62753 909n/a
Unauthorised Expenditure---n/a
Irregular Expenditure-1 2592 526n/a
Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure235816n/a
Posts Approved252626n/a
Posts Filled252524n/a
SourcesAnnual ReportAnnual Report n/a n/a

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