Some of the homeless people who have left shelters where they had been accommodated at the start of the national lockdown say they are better off on the streets.
The North West government says it is implementing several interventions to assist those most affected by the 21-day nationwide lockdown.
Debt servicing costs are among government’s top four expenditure items in the 2020/21 budget allocations. This receives about 25% of the total expenditure, pushing it into fourth position on the list of allocations.
KwaZulu-Natal Social Development MEC Nohlanhla Khoza has applauded the High Court in Pietermaritzburg for handing down the maximum sentence to a father who hanged his four children.
Social Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu has withdrawn her department’s explanation to Parliament regarding the Auditor General’s findings for the 2018/19 audit.