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Budget Speech Vote 7 on Social Development

29 March 2016

[The following speech was delivered by Western Cape Social Development Minister, Albert Fritz, at the Western Cape Provincial Parliament on Tuesday 29 March 2016, during his presentation of the Department of Social Development’s Budget Vote 7 for... Read More

117 young people to graduate from Youth Skills Transfer Programme

10 March 2016

Western Cape Social Development Minister, Adv. Albert Fritz, will address the final Youth Skills Transfer Programme (YSTP) graduation ceremony of 117 youth participants from all over the Cape Metros. Read More

ZEPHANY NURSE: Department welcomes court ruling

10 March 2016

The Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Adv. Albert Fritz, has welcomed the guilty verdict handed down to the woman who had been accused of kidnapping 18 year-old Zephany Nurse, at birth. Read More

Local blind learner wins international essay competition

8 March 2016

The Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Adv. Albert Fritz, today met and congratulated Joel Greek, the winner of a global essay competition hosted by the Lions Clubs International and United Nations. Read More

57 specialist substance abuse graduates to be addressed by Minister Fritz

8 March 2016

Tomorrow, Minister Albert Fritz will deliver the keynote address at the University of the Western Cape (UWC) Community Engagement Substance Abuse graduation ceremony. Read More

Min. Fritz to congratulate blind youth winner of international essay competion

7 March 2016

Today, the Western Cape Social Development Minister, Adv. Albert Fritz, will meet and congratulate Joel Greek, a learner from the Athlone School for the Blind, who has won the Lions Clubs International essay competition. Read More

Family of slain Paarl child visited by Minister Fritz

2 March 2016

The Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Adv. Albert Fritz, yesterday paid a visit to the family of an 11 year-old girl who was found murdered in Paarl, to commiserate and show support for the grieving family. Read More

Philisa Abafazi Bethu launches new centre in Grassy Park

1 March 2016

The Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Adv. Albert Fritz, today officially launched the new Philisa Abafazi Bethu (PABs) office space and centre in Grassy Park. Read More