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Girl misses school after being accused of witchcraft

2 March 2019, 8:59 PM

A nine year-old girl from Hlankomo village outside Ntabankulu in the Eastern Cape has missed two weeks of school because locals had claimed she was a witch.

Court to rule between KZN govt, Morester Children’s home

19 February 2019, 8:43 PM

The Pietermaritzburg High Court is to rule on the best interest of the child principle in a case between the KZN department of Social development and Morester Children’s home in Newcastle and Ladysmith.


Nehawu calls for insourcing of Bosasa contracts

19 February 2019, 2:24 PM

The National Education, Health and Allied Workers’ Union (Nehawu) has called on the Department of Social Development to insource services that were contracted to embattled African Global Operations company, formerly Bosasa.

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Social development department to amend Adoption Act

11 January 2019, 9:55 AM

The Department of Social Development has said that adoption agencies should not charge money for adoptions as it is not a business but a protection measure.

Children removed from parents at Mancoba Seven Angels Church

12 October 2018, 5:52 PM

The Eastern Cape Department of Social Development has removed seven children from their home in  Hebehebe village in Ngqamakhwe and placed them in a place of safety.

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