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Media Alert: Social Development and Community Safety Budget Briefings

25 March 2013

Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz and Community Safety Minister Dan Plato, will hold a media briefing on 26 March 2013, to highlight the key elements of their budgets for the 2013/2014 financial year, which will be tabled in... Read More

Support Kicks in After the Kayamandi Fire Disaster

17 March 2013

On 16 March 2013 the Western Cape Minister for Social Development, Mr Albert Fritz visited the Kayamandi Community in Stellenbosch, in the aftermath of the devastating fire that left thousands of people homeless and destitute. Read More

Pensioners Forced to Spend their Grants at Certain Shops

4 March 2013

Statement by Albert Fritz, Minister of Social DevelopmentIt has been brought to my attention that pensioners withdrawing their monthly grants at supermarket till points are subjected to minimum purchase conditions. Read More