Lion to stop funeral cover for welfare kids

2016-05-16 16:50

Lion of Africa Life Assurance will stop selling funeral cover to child welfare recipients following government regulations banning the practice.

To say MPs behave like children is an insult to children - Didiza

2016-05-04 12:30

Parliamentary chairperson Thoko Didiza has finally had enough of misbehaving MPs, saying: "You cannot behave in this manner as though you are children. Actually, it’s an insult to say children behave this way."

ANCWL must demand apology from Zuma - DA

2016-03-07 14:23

ANC Women's League president Bathabile Dlamini must demand that President Jacob Zuma apologise and retract his comments regarding harassment, the DA says.

Help available for anxious matrics - Dlamini

2016-01-03 18:55

Matriculants and parents dealing with anxiety and tension ahead of the release of the 2015 matric results can get help, Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini has said.

Bickering over paternity, racism and nepotism dwarfs Parly debate on violence

2015-11-13 17:51

A debate in Parliament this week on the 16-day campaign against violence against women and children was overshadowed by tongue lashings and insults among MPs.

More social workers needed for child bill, says committee

2015-09-05 13:06

A Parliamentary committee has asked the social development department to come up with a clear, costed plan of how it plans to implement the Children's Amendment Bill.

Dlamini beats Motshekga in bruising ANC Women’s League battle

2015-08-08 12:27

Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga relinquished her position as ANC Women’s League president after she was defeated by Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini.

Zuma calls for unity at ANC Women's League congress

2015-08-06 22:13

President Jacob Zuma has emphasised the importance of unity in the ANC Women's League when he addressed their long-awaited conference.

Traditional vs Modern: ANCWL members 'at each other's throats'

2015-08-04 18:28

Members of the ANC Women's League are often "at each other's throats", its treasurer general Hlengiwe Mkhize has told News24 ahead of its elective conference this week.

Third time lucky for ANCWL?

2015-07-16 19:33

After numerous postponements and delays, the ANC Women's League will try for a third time this year to hold its long-awaited elective congress.


Dlamini chides firms making money from grant recipients

2016-05-06 18:28

Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini says the government is appalled that companies are profiteering from beneficiaries of social grants.

I do not know alcohol - Minister Dlamini

2016-05-04 11:12

Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini has denied drinking on the job, and insists she does "not know alcohol".

Call for South Africans to unite around national symbols

2016-02-16 11:07

With the upsurge of racist incidents this year, all South Africans need to be familiar with symbols which unite the country, Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini says.

ANCWL apologises to Steenkamps for blunder after Oscar's murder conviction

2015-12-06 18:32

ANCWL President Bathabile Dlamini has apologised to June Steenkamp in person for a faux pas when a member said (Reeva) Steenkamp must rot in jail, instead of (Oscar) Pistorius.

Stop calling Zuma a rapist - bishop

2015-10-30 14:50

President Jacob Zuma has been treated as a young boy for far too long and should be respected, Bishop Stephen Zondo has said during an ANCWL event.

Dlamini vows crackdown against women abuse

2015-08-09 17:08

Newly elected ANCWL president Bathabile Dlamini had a strong warning for maintenance defaulters and men who abuse women at a Women's Day rally in Sasolburg.

Bathabile Dlamini elected ANCWL's new president

2015-08-08 07:15

Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini has been elected as the new ANC Women's League president.

ANCWL sing songs about their preferred leaders

2015-08-06 12:37

ANC Women's League delegates are singing songs about their preferred leaders who are to be elected at its conference in Pretoria.

Minister gives NPOs time to comply with Act

2015-07-20 14:00

More than half of the 140 513 non-profit organisations registered on the Department of Social Development’s NPO Database are in breach of key legislation that regulates them.

‘I thought I had done a good thing by sending them with this woman’ – grandmother of trafficked orphans

2015-06-30 08:13

The grandmother of the two orphans who were abducted and trafficked to Malawi about a year ago says she never would have let them go had she known what they would endure.

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