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Minister: Bathabile Olive Dlamini
Deputy Minister: Hendrietta Bogopane-Zulu
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MINISTER DLAMINI TO GIVE SCHOOL UNIFORM AND LAPTOP TO HOMELESS CHILDREN Print E-mail
Monday, 21 July 2014

Media Advisory 

In continuing the commemoration of Nelson Mandela International Day, Minister of Social Development, Ms Bathabile Dlamini, will on 21 July 2014, handover school uniform and laptops to homeless children housed at the Twilight Child and Youth Care Centre in Hillbrow, Johannesburg.

Earlier this year, Minister Dlamini visited the Twilight centre to hand over blankets, as winter set in, and noticed that some of the children did not have sufficient material to assist in their schooling.  The July 21 visit fulfils the promise she made to return with material to meet these needs.

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YOUTH ISSUES THE FOCUS OF WORLD POPULATION DAY Print E-mail
Wednesday, 09 July 2014

Media Advisory

In keeping with the United Nations Population Fund’s (UNFPA) focus on adolescent well-being, and to help include a new goal for young people in the post-2015 development agenda, the theme of the World Population Day 2014 is “Investing in Young People.”

The Department of Social Development, led by Deputy Minister Hendrietta Bogopane-Zulu, will host an event commemorating World Population Day on July 11.

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MINISTER DLAMINI TO VISIT MARIKANA Print E-mail
Friday, 27 June 2014

Media Advisory 

The Minister of Social Development, Ms Bathabile Dlamini, will visit the Marikana community, North West Province, to assess the needs of the families affected by the strike with the view to continue providing humanitarian aid.

Marikana has seen a disruption of most government services due to the six-month long strike by platinum mine workers.  The strike has left many families, particularly women and children, in extreme poverty.

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