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
Ms S Nzimande

Mrs Bongiwe Sithole-Moloi
Head of Department:
Ms Sbongile Nzimande
Mrs N Thomas
Chief Directors:
Ms LBP Gwala (Administration Services)
Mr MB Mnguni (Culture Affairs)
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'0002015/162014/152013/142012/13
AUDIT OUTCOMEFinancially UnqualifiedQualifiedQualifiedQualified
Total Final Appropriation809 695731 695694 261481 612
Actual Expenditure763 542710 027698 686479 744
Employee Compensation181 581166 307148 138131 087
Goods and Services179 468175 520180 134118 802
Capital Assets66 84570 92368 35342 387
Unauthorised Expenditure--16 437-
Irregular Expenditure34 97851 598125 2621 467
Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure3571-6
Posts Approved691672591500
Posts Filled580560533460
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