Gauteng Social Development MEC Thuliswa Nkabinde-Khawe passed away at a Johannesburg hospital on Friday evening.
The Gauteng Department of Social Development has urged parents to check the legitimacy of an Early Childhood Development (ECD) centres prior to enrolling their children.
The Department of Social Development has removed 17 children from the Al Noor Child and Youth Care Centre in Woodstock, in Cape Town over abuse allegations.
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.
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.