The Gauteng Department of Social Development has welcomed the court judgment on the “Springs Monster couple”, saying it will help deter the violent abuse of innocent and vulnerable children.
As part of Women’s Month and the centenary of Mama Albertina Sisulu, the Department of Social Development will today launch a women empowerment project at Mawewe Tribal Authority in Mgobodi vllage, Mpumalanga.
The Gauteng provincial government has instituted an investigation into alleged financial mismanagement involving its Sustainable Livelihood Programme.
Deputy President David Mabuza has challenged men to stem the tide of Gender-Based Violence (GBV), rape and the killing of women.
The Department of Education in Mpumalanga has received the biggest portion of the provincial budget with over R20.97 million, which equates to 43.6% of the total provincial budget for the 2018/19 financial year.
Thousands of child support grant beneficiaries will get a chance to break away from the cycle of poverty, when they enter institutions of higher learning, thanks to government’s social protection interventions and their good matric performance.
At 10am today, 2.6 million beneficiaries had already accessed their social grants across the country through ATMs and Merchants, Government announced on Saturday.
The Constitutional Court has extended the South African Social Security Agency’s contract with Cash Paymaster Services (CPS) for a year, in order to fulfil the constitutional obligation of paying social grants to beneficiaries.
Government has welcomed the Constitutional Court’s ruling that allows Cash Paymaster Services (CPS) to continue paying social grants to eligible beneficiaries for another 12 months.
South Africa has been able to meet 50% of its target for food production in the fourth quarter of 2016, despite the drought.