Department: Arts and Culture

Contact details

Physical: 222 Jabu Ndlovu Street, Pietermaritzburg, 3200
Postal: Private Bag X9140, Pietermaritzburg, 3200
Tel: 033 264 3400
Fax: 033 394 2237


The mission of the KwaZulu-Natal Department of Arts and Culture is to provide world-class services in arts and culture for the people of KwaZulu-Natal by developing and promoting arts and culture and mainstreaming its role in social development; developing and promoting previously marginalised languages and enhancing linguistic diversity; collecting, managing and preserving archival, museum and other forms of information resources; and integrating and providing seamless art and culture services to the communities.

The Department's strategic goals are to institutionalise and sustain good corporate governance; create an environment that fosters the development and preservation of all art forms and cultures; contribute towards the creation of sustainable livelihoods for the people of KwaZulu-Natal and nurture emerging entrepreneurs through arts and culture sectors; provide equitable access to world-class library, information, museum and archive services; facilitate transformation and economic growth through the arts and culture sectors; and improve service delivery by strengthening collaborative partnerships with other government departments, entities and private organisations.

Office Bearers/Management

Mrs B Sithole-Moloi
Head of Department
Mr M Mnguni

Mrs Bongiwe Sithole-Moloi
Head of Department:
Mr MB Mnguni (Acting)
Mrs N Thomas
Chief Directors:
Ms LBP Gwala (Administration Services)
Mr M Mpungose (Regional Office Management)
Mr JM Mtshali (Corporate Governance)
Ms C Slater (Library, Archives and Museums)
Senior Management:
Communications Officers:
Lethukuthula Mtshali

Financial Information

All Financial Values: R'0002016/172015/162014/152013/14
AUDIT OUTCOMEFinancially UnqualifiedFinancially UnqualifiedQualifiedQualified
Total Final Appropriationn/a809 695731 695694 261
Actual Expendituren/a763 542710 027698 686
Employee Compensationn/a181 581166 307148 138
Goods and Servicesn/a179 468175 520180 134
Capital Assetsn/a66 84570 92368 353
Unauthorised Expendituren/a--16 437
Irregular Expendituren/a34 97851 598125 262
Fruitless & Wasteful Expendituren/a3571-
Posts Approvedn/a691672591
Posts Filledn/a580560533
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