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New Shane Superville 2 days ago Donna Cox – Social Development and Family Services Minister Donna Cox said reducing the dependency of low-income people was necessary to effectively eradicate poverty. During her contribution to the 2022 Budget debate in Parliament on Saturday, Cox said that as her ministry pledged to protect the most vulnerable in […]

“Review of Social Assistance Programs an

Review of social assistance programs and systems in South Africa launched The Social Development Department and the World Bank will launch the World Bank report on: “Review of Social Assistance Programs and Systems in South Africa”. This will kick off as one of three webinars with stakeholders, partners and the media on critical social assistance […]

South Africa: Minister Lindiwe Zulu – La

Statement by the Minister of Social Development, the Honorable Minister Lindiwe Zulu, MP on the launch of Social Development Month program director; Honorable Members of the Executive Councils for Social Development in the nine provinces; the CEOs of SASSA and NDA, Ms. Totsie Memela-Khambula and Ms. Thamo Mzobe respectively; heads of social development departments in […]

South Africa: Standing Committee on Appr...

Yesterday, the Department of Social Development appeared before the Standing Committee on Appropriations to present its proposed allocation of R26.7 billion to the Social Distress Relief (SRD) grant (R26.2 billion) and to South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) (R500 million). The department also reported on the adoption, distribution and challenges faced by Sassa during the […]

Department of Social Development suggest...

Parliament’s Standing Committee on Appropriations was busy processing the second Special Appropriations Bill, which, if approved, will give the department 26.7 billion rand to mitigate the impact of the COVID pandemic and riots July. FILE: The payment of the grant has been extended until the end of March next year. Photo: Kayleen Morgan / Eyewitness […]

Farm company accused of anti-social deve...

A group of concerned residents accused a fishing company of “anti-social development” with a so-called “net shed” which they say is quickly turning into an industrial zone. Many residents of Lower Gurnick Estate in Newlyn and the village of Tredavoe are unhappy that Waterdance Fishing, which is part of the Greendale Group’s farming and real […]

Late activist Charlotte Maxeke honored w...

Through Nonhlanhla Nozizwe Hlatshwayo Sep 1, 2021 Share this article: To shareTweeterTo shareTo shareTo shareE-mailTo share Officials from the KwaZulu-Natal Ministry of Social Development breathed a sigh of relief yesterday when they officially opened the new eThekwini cluster offices in Durban Central, saying the move would save the ministry millions of rand on the office […]

TUR finds failures in social development...

SHILLONG, August 30: After the recent publication of the NITI Aayog report on the assessment of the districts of the Northeast region on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the Thma U Rangli-Juki (TUR) pointed out that Meghalaya was watching a “development abyss of hunger, unemployment, poverty, food insecurity and malnutrition”.In a statement released here, TUR […]