My Fellow South Africans,It is 25 days since South Africa began a nation-wide lockdown to contain the spread of the coronavirus. It has demanded of you great fortitude and endurance.
Social Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu and Gauteng acting MEC for Social Development Panyaza Lusufi are today visiting several social grant payment points across Pretoria, as part of efforts to monitor the payment of grants, under the current 21-day COVID-19 national lockdown.
Racism and intolerance, the abuse of women and girls and the absence of common decency are markers of a society that has strayed from its founding values.
Despite the scorching heatwave experienced in several parts of the country, it’s all systems go for 1 000 youth in the Free State, Northern Cape and North West provinces participating in the annual youth camps.
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.