Eastern Cape Social Development MEC Siphokazi Mani-Lusithi says her department will assist with the funeral arrangements of seven family members who died in a house fire at Ciko village in Willowvale last week.
The first day of receiving social grants in the Eastern Cape has been dominated by fears of spreading the coronavirus.
The Eastern Cape Provincial government is intensifying its battle against Gender-Based Violence.
The Eastern Cape government is again embarking on a process to decriminalise sex work. It has resuscitated a committee that was formed a year ago.
The community of Ciko, near Willowvale in the Eastern Cape, are still struggling to comprehend the death of seven family members two weeks ago in a house fire.
The Eastern Cape Social Development department has launched a programme that is aimed at tackling malnutrition among children in rural areas.
In the Eastern Cape, young children are being used as drug mules in gang-ravaged areas and the problem has since caught the attention of the Department of Social Development.