By Phaladi Seakgwe
Social Development Minister Susan Shabangu together with Human Settlement Minister Nomaindia Mfeketo visited Khayelitsha in Cape Town to offer support to the families who lost their loved ones during a fire blaze that destroyed their shacks and leaving eight people dead.
Minister Shabangu told the media in Khayelitsha that government will intervene to ensure that those who are affected receive the necessary assistance. She said social workers will help those who need counseling after the tragic incident. The minister further committed that the Department of Social Development and SASSA will help the families in every way possible during this difficult period.
Minister Shabangu will deliver the budget vote for the department on 09 May 2018 in Parliament.