News and Speeches for Ministry of Social Development | Western Cape Government

News and Speeches for Ministry of Social Development

World NGO Day

27 February 2023

Today marks World NGO Day, and so we salute the work done by the 1 131 organisations funded by the Department of Social Development, and many more who provide social welfare and community development services. Read More

SASSA meeting provides valuable insights

22 February 2023

I welcome and appreciate the transparent way in which Western Cape and national management from SASSA responded to concerns the provincial Department of Social Development team and I raised during a long-anticipated meeting yesterday. Read More

SASSA needs a reboot

17 February 2023

As Social Development MEC I have consistently raised my concerns about the experiences of the beneficiaries of SASSA grants. Read More

Ramaphosa wants to corporatise Postbank while it fails to disburse SASSA grants

10 February 2023

I have made it my duty to continue applying pressure on my national counterpart, Minister of Social Development, Lindiwe Zulu, to fix the mess that is the South African Social Security Agency (SASSA). Read More

Breaking the cycle of abuse

6 February 2023

Gender-based violence (GBV) has been plaguing our country for generations. The calls have grown louder for men to play their part in addressing gender-based violence. Through the launch of a media campaign, we’re adding our voices to that call. Read More