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News and Speeches for Ministry of Social Development

Department cannot become a playground for politics

24 June 2016

The Western Cape Department of Social Development (DSD) has had a minor disruption of services at its Metro South Regional Office this morning due to a small group of protesters. Read More

Second annual DSD Youth Excellence Awards addressed by MEC Fritz

21 June 2016

The Western Cape Minister for Social Development, Adv. Albert Fritz, yesterday addressed more than 650 guests at the second annual Department of Social Development (DSD) Youth Excellence Awards. Read More

DSD Youth Excellence Awards to be addressed by Minister Fritz

20 June 2016

Tomorrow, Minister Albert Fritz will address the Department of Social Development’s Youth Excellence Awards ceremony. The awards will see a celebration of youth from across the Western Cape who have excelled in areas of business, social enterprise... Read More

Department will not entertain political posturing masked as unionism

15 June 2016

The Western Cape Department of Social Development (DSD) refuses to be drawn into a political game with aspirant fringe politicians, masquerading as union-bosses. Read More

Gugulethu/Manenberg Youth Cafe to be launched by Minister Fritz

14 June 2016

Minister Albert Fritz will on Thursday launch the province’s sixth Youth Café, opposite the Nyanga Junction train station, Cape Town. The location of this Youth Café is important, as it brings together the youth of two communities purposefully... Read More

Dagga ECD: DSD moves children from unregistered facility

9 June 2016

The Western Cape Department of Social Development (DSD) welcomes the arrest by the South African Police Services (SAPS) of a suspected drug peddler operating from an unregistered Early Childhood Development (ECD) centre in Seawinds. Read More

Minister Fritz visits Khayelitsha families caring for the disabled

9 June 2016

In keeping with the ongoing disabilities outreach campaign, the Western Cape Minister for Social Development, Adv. Albert Fritz, today visited six families that stay with a person living with a disability. Read More

People living with disabilities in Khayelitsha to be visited by Minister Fritz

9 June 2016

Today, as part of our ongoing campaign to raise awareness on issues affecting the disabled community, Minister Albert Fritz will visit six families living with persons with disabilities in Khayelitsha. Local community activists requested Minister... Read More

World-first Apple Training Centre for the blind launch addressed by MEC Fritz

7 June 2016

The Western Cape Minister for Social Development, Adv. Albert Fritz, today attended the launch of the worlds-first Apple Training Centre for the blind in Worcester. Read More

Modern Technology Training Centre for the blind to be launched by Minister Fritz

6 June 2016

Tomorrow, Minister Albert Fritz will address the launch of the world-first Kaleidoscope Modern technology Training Centre for the blind in Worcester. Read More

Child Protection Week: New study findings released by MEC Fritz

2 June 2016

To commemorate the ongoing national Child Protection Week, the Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, released the new national study findings into child abuse, violence and neglect. Read More

Study on child abuse, violence and neglect to be released by Minister Fritz

1 June 2016

Tomorrow (02 June 2016), to commemorate International Children’s Day and national Child Protection Week in a meaningful way, Minister Albert Fritz will release the findings of the national study into child abuse, violence and neglect. Read More