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News and Speeches for Department of Social Development

Media Alert: Minister Fritz to Hold Discussions on Caring For the Elderly

31 October 2013

Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, will be meeting a Swedish delegation on Thursday, 31 October for round table discussions about the challenges experienced in caring for the elderly. Read More

Protect Our Children

31 October 2013

Children are some of the most vulnerable members of our society. Read More

Social Development Opportunities for Matriculants and Graduates

28 October 2013

Statement by Albert Fritz, Western Cape Minister of Social Development, encouraging students to apply for bursaries in the social work stream. Read More

Early Childhood Development Centre Registration Drive Continues

28 October 2013

Minister Fritz encourages all Early Childhood Development Centres (ECD) owners to register their ECDs in order to receive the subsidy of R15 per child per day. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Fritz to Speak at Crystal High School Valedictory Ceremony

18 October 2013

Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, will today be addressing the matriculants at Crystal High School during their valedictory ceremony. Read More

Media Release: World Trauma Day

17 October 2013

17 October is World Trauma Day. Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, will be engaging in community dialogues with the residents and organisations in Manenberg. Read More

Media Alert: World Homeless Day

10 October 2013

World Homeless Day is observed on 10 October. Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, will be speaking at an event hosted by the City of Cape Town to focus on the plight of homeless people. Read More

International Day of Older Persons

1 October 2013

Today is International Day of Older Persons.  According to UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, by 2050, the number of older persons will be twice the number of children in developed countries, and the number of older persons in developing countries... Read More