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News and Speeches for Ministry of Social Development

Groot Brak River Youth Cafe to be launched by Department

29 June 2017

Tomorrow, the Western Cape Department of Social Development will launch the Groot Brak Youth Café. Read More

Department calls for funding applications from Non-Profit Organizations

29 June 2017

The Western Cape Department of Social Development (DSD) has officially opened applications for funding for the new 3-year funding cycle. Read More

Department hosts Youth Cultural Evening to celebrate Youth Month

28 June 2017

The Western Cape Department of Social Development (DSD) last night hosted the first annual Youth Cultural Evening, as part of our final week of Youth Month commemorations. Read More

Minister to host Youth Cultural Evening to celebrate youth month

26 June 2017

Tomorrow, the Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, will host an evening of fun and entertainment, as 100 young people from across the province will meet to display their talents in art, music, dance and theatre. Read More

Zumba Youth Fitness Expo hosted by Ministers Fritz & Mbombo

26 June 2017

The Western Cape Department of Social Development today held a Zumba Youth Fitness Expo in Elsies River. The event was to mark International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, and formed part of our ongoing Youth Month commemorations, Read More

2017 Ministerial Youth Excellence Awards: Department calls for applications

26 June 2017

As we continue our Youth Month commemorations, the Western Cape Department of Social Development (DSD) is officially opening applications for the 2017 Ministerial Youth Excellence Awards. Read More

2017 Youth Month: final week planner

25 June 2017

MEDIA ALERT: 2017 Youth Month: final week planner The Western Cape Department of Social Development will conclude Youth Month commemorations next week with a series of events celebrating young people. Read More

Ministerial Youth Excellence Awards 2017

23 June 2017

The Western Cape Department of Social Development wishes to recognise outstanding organisations and individuals who have contributed towards youth excellence and best practicie in their fields. Read More

Youth Month: Department launches Youth Café mobi-site

22 June 2017

As part of our continuing Youth Month commemorations, the Western Cape Department of Social Development (DSD) is proud to officially launch the Youth Café mobi-site. Read More

Mitchells Plain Youth Café launched by Minister Fritz

21 June 2017

As part of our continuing Youth Month commemorations, the Western Cape Department Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, launched the innovative Mitchells Plain Youth Café. Read More

Mitchells Plain Youth Cafe to be launched by Minister Fritz

20 June 2017

Tomorrow, the Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Adv. Albert Fritz, will launch the Mitchell Plain Youth Café. Minister will be joined by our NGO partners, R-Labs, and the City of Cape Town MAYCO Member, Ald. JP Smith. Read More

Minister Fritz sworn-in as Acting Premier of the Western Cape

19 June 2017

Today, Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, was sworn in as the Acting Premier of the Western Cape. The Minister will be the Acting Premier until the 22 June 2017. Read More

Youth Month: ‘Express Yourself Youth Canvas’ launched by Minister Fritz

15 June 2017

As part of our Youth Month commemorations, the Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, launched the “Express Yourself Youth Canvas” in Cape Town. Read More

Youth Month: ‘Express Yourself Youth Canvas’ launched by Minister Fritz

15 June 2017

As part of our Youth Month commemorations, the Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, launched the “Express Yourself Youth Canvas” in Cape Town. Read More

Knysna Fire Relief: Minister to check in on Department relief efforts

12 June 2017

The Western Cape Social Development Minister, Albert Fritz, will be arriving in fire devastated Knysna today to check on the progress of Departmental officials rendering services to people affected and displaced by the fire. Read More

Youth Month: Minister addresses Grandwest CSI bursary graduation

10 June 2017

As we continue our Youth Month commemorations, the Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, addressed the Grandwest CSI bursary graduation ceremony. Read More

Youth Month – Grandwest CSI Bursary Graduation breakfast

8 June 2017

As we continue Youth Month commemorations, the Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz will address the Grandwest CSI Bursary Graduation. Read More

Department condemns murder of Atlantis woman and child

7 June 2017

Social workers from the Atlantis local office have been dispatched to the family of the woman and child found murdered in Protea Park, Atlantis. Read More

Department condemns murder of Strand 5-year old & will support family

5 June 2017

I condemn the murder of 5 year-old Minentle Lekhakha from Strand (Cape Town) in the strongest terms possible. The child went missing on Saturday, and tragically her young body was found yesterday (Sunday). Read More

Minister addresses Women in Safety Breakfast

5 June 2017

The Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz, began his Youth Month commemorations today by addressing the Women in Safety Breakfast in Mitchells Plain. Read More

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