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Social development MEC exonerated from a...

Through Mwangi Githahu August 30, 2021 Share this article: To shareTweeterTo shareTo shareTo shareE-mailTo share Cape Town – The Constitutional Court upheld a Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) verdict that released Western Cape Social Development MEC Sharna Fernandez of all responsibility for injuries sustained by a child in a preschool. The case dates back to […]

South Africa: Departments of Basic Educa...

Departments of Basic Education and Social Development give brief joint session of portfolio committees on change of function of ECD The Departments of Basic Education and Social Development today briefed a joint session of the Basic Education and Social Development Portfolio Committees on the progress of the early childhood development function change. Following the Early […]

Briefing Notes from Minister of Social D...

South Africa: Briefing Notes from Minister of Social Development Lindiwe Zulu To print this article, simply register or connect to Mondaq.com. Following the President’s announcement on July 25, 2021 where the President mentioned the reintroduction of the Distress Social Assistance Grant, the Minister of Social Development held a media availability on August 4, 2021. The […]

Primary school mask mandates endanger ch...

Students draw in class at Wilder Elementary School in Louisville, Ky. On August 11, 2021. (Amira Karaoud / Reuters) There is a real danger in hiding children, and everyone around them, during their formative years. Im my home state of Texas, Governor Greg Abbott issued an order preventing independent school districts from requiring children to […]

Brain structure early in life may be a b...

The strength of brain connections at birth can predict the future emotional and social development of babies born prematurely, according to a study (“Neonatal white matter microstructure and emotional development during the preschool years in very preterm infants“) Posted in in Euro and led by Chiara Nosarti, PhD, professor of neurodevelopment and mental health, with […]

Ibrahim Al Rashid, CEO, Social Developme...

On supporting the development of small businesses In which areas have small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) faced the most pressing challenges related to the pandemic, and how have these problems been mitigated? IBRAHIM AL RACHID: The pandemic has created an unprecedented level of disruption and uncertainty for SMEs, especially in the second and third quarters […]

Housing in Rotorua: Ministry of Social D...

Department of Social Development Regional Commissioner Mike Bryant. Photo / Andrew Warner The Department of Social Development’s Bay of Plenty regional commissioner responded to criticism of housing and homelessness in Rotorua. Department of Social Development (MSD) regional commissioner Mike Bryant described a barrage of criticism reported in the media over housing and homelessness issues in […]

Maltese Council for Economic and Social ...

The Maltese Council for Economic and Social Development (MCESD) has welcomed the news that businesses will continue to be supported during the introduction of the phased reduction of the wage supplement. Minister of Energy, Enterprise and Sustainable Development Miriam Dalli and Minister in Prime Minister’s Office Carmelo Abela attended the MCESD meeting where Minister Miriam […]

Social Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu...

South Africans who have already received the R350 Social Relief Grant will need to reapply for the new Distress Social Relief Grant Social Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu said the application process aims to ensure that only eligible people will receive the grant Unemployed caregivers who are also recipients of Sassa grants can also apply for […]