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News and Speeches for Department of Social Development

Minister Fritz Committed to Keeping Youth Safe and Entertained this Summer

11 December 2012

Media Statement by Albert Fritz, Minister of Social Development Read More

New Athlone - Philippi Social Development Office Officially Opened

21 November 2012

Media Statement by Albert Fritz, Minister of Social Development. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Fritz to Open New Office in Athlone

20 November 2012

Minister Albert Fritz will open new Social Development offices in the Southern Surburbs. The new building makes for improved service delivery and easy access, right on the doorstep of the Bokmakierie and Hazendal communities. Read More

Minister Fritz to Attend Salvation Army Lunch for Seniors

16 November 2012

Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, will today be having a special lunch for seniors, in partnership with the Salvation Army. The lunch will be followed by their AGM, where Minister Fritz is delivering a speech. Read More

Department to launch ECD learning programme

9 November 2012

Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, will tomorrow deliver the keynote address at a ceremony where 200 Early Childhood Development (ECD) practitioners from across the province, will receive certificates after completing... Read More

Minister Fritz to Honour Top Early Childhood Development Achievers

22 October 2012

Tomorrow, 23 October, Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, will deliver the keynote address at the South African Early Childhood Development Awards in Observatory. Read More

Minister Fritz Calls for Safe Return of Missing Teen

11 October 2012

Media Statement by Albert Fritz, Minister of Social Development Read More

Seniors to Compete in Olympiatrics

4 October 2012

In keeping with Older Persons' Week, nearly 600 seniors from the various service centres in the Metro South Region will be competing in an Olympiatrics event at Vygieskraal Stadium on 4 October. Read More

Minister Fritz to Send off Team SA to Homeless World Cup

3 October 2012

On 3 October, Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, along with several other dignitaries, will be sending off Team SA to compete in the Homeless World Cup in Mexico. Read More

Child Support Grants Cannot be Obtained at the Expense of a Child's Education

12 September 2012

The recent media reports about children missing school so that they can be presented to SASSA officials when their parents/guardians re-register them for child support grants is cause for grave concern. Read More

Ekuphumleni Old Age Home Receives a Big Donation

9 September 2012

On 11 September, Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, will acknowledge a donation from the private sector towards critical improvements at Ekuphumleni Old Age Home in Gugulethu. The funds have gone towards a state-of-the-art... Read More

Minister Fritz: Too Many Children Die at the Hands of Their Mothers

27 August 2012

This week's publication of the MRC's research on child deaths shows that three children are murdered in South Africa every day. Read More

Bonnytoun Re-opens

22 August 2012

On 17 July 2012, Bonnytoun celebrated its first year at the new location in De Novo. Read More

Bonnytoun Celebrates One-Year Anniversary at New Premises

12 August 2012

Bonnytoun Child and Youth Care Centre is celebrating one year at its new facility in Kraaifontein on 14 August 2012. Read More

All-Girl Group to Graduate from the Chrysalis Academy

26 July 2012

The all-girl group of students who started their three-month youth development programme at the Chrysalis Academy in May this year will be graduating tomorrow, 28 July. Read More

NGOs in Crisis while They Wait for NLB Funds

23 July 2012

Media Statement by Albert Fritz, Minister of Social Development Read More

Mandela Day Activities in Imizamo Yethu

17 July 2012

In honour of Nelson Mandela Day, the Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, will be visiting the victims of the recent fire in Imizamo Yethu this afternoon. Read More

Youth Day Celebrations in Stellenbosch

13 June 2012

On Saturday 16 June, the Western Cape Department of Social Development will be hosting a Youth Day Celebration in Stellenbosch for nearly 1 000 youth from across the province. Read More

Minister Fritz Hands over Blankets to the Youth Empowerment Project in Franschhoek

11 June 2012

Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, will today (12 June) hand over a donation of knitted blankets and other bedding to the Youth Empowerment Project in Franschhoek. Read More

Children and Families Get Lion's Share of Budget

10 June 2012

Media Statement by Albert Fritz, Minister of Social DevelopmentChild Protection Month is well underway and the Department of Social Development is committed to reaching and strengthening vulnerable families across the province. Read More

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