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News and Speeches for Ministry of Social Development

Budget Speech Vote 7 on Social Development

31 March 2017

[The following speech will be delivered by Minister Albert Fritz at Western Cape Provincial Parliament on Friday 31 March 2017, during his presentation of the Department of Social Development’s Budget Vote 7 for 2017/18.] Read More

Western Cape Government collaborates with SAHRC on Human Rights

30 March 2017

To conclude the Human Rights Month, the Western Cape Departments of Human Settlements and Social Development, together with the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC), publicly committed their plans to improve Human Rights for people with... Read More

2017/18 Budget Vote speech to be delivered by MEC Fritz

30 March 2017

Tomorrow, Minister Albert Fritz will deliver the Budget Vote 7 on Social Development for 2017/18 speech in the Western Cape Provincial Parliament. Read More

25 young entrepreneurs showcase their businesses for Human Rights Day

21 March 2017

As part of Human Rights Day celebrations, the Western Cape Department of Social Development (DSD) in partnership with Community Chest, held the Human Rights Day Youth Business Expo and Family Day in Delft. Read More

Department to sign service MOU with Oudtshoorn Municipality

17 March 2017

Today, Western Cape Social Development MEC, Adv. Albert Fritz, will sign a memorandum of understanding with the Mayor of Oudtshoorn, Cllr. Colan Sylvester. Read More

Cape business people and CEOs to join MEC Fritz at Youth Business Expo

17 March 2017

On Monday, Minister Fritz will be joined by 10 top business people and captains of industry in touring the stands of 25 young entrepreneurs from across the province who will showcase their businesses at the Human Rights Day Business Expo and Family... Read More

Department staff and public intimidated by protesting workers

14 March 2017

The Western Cape Department of Social Development (DSD) condemns the intimidation and unruly behaviour of NEHAWU members who disrupted services at our Metro South Regional Office this morning. Read More

Imizamo Yethu Fire: Department providing relief and trauma counselling

12 March 2017

The Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Adv. Albert Fritz, will visit the scene of the devastating fire in Imizamo Yethu, outside Cape Town. Read More

MEC to seek answers on Social Grants crisis at national meeting tomorrow

6 March 2017

Western Cape MEC of Social Development, Albert Fritz, will tomorrow seek direct assurances from Minister Bathabile Dlamini, following the chaotic handling of the looming social grants payment deadline. Read More