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Could the chief justice theft have anything to do with Ntlemeza, Dlamini defeats?
Could the chief justice theft have anything to do with Ntlemeza, Dlamini defeats?
In a democracy, it is not every day that two ministers of state are harshly but fairly criticised by the courts and, within 24 hours, 15 computers...
Concourt savages Teflon Dlamini in grants ruling
Concourt savages Teflon Dlamini in grants ruling
Social development minister Bathabile Dlamini on Friday offered her first apology for the social grants crisis she created, as the ANC almost...
Social grants crisis tests the powers of Constitutional Court
Social grants crisis tests the powers of Constitutional Court
The Constitutional Court is once again being asked to deal with a highly politically charged matter that affects South Africa's government. The last time was over the question of President Jacob Zuma’s failure to repay state money spent on his personal...
Bathabile Dlamini, Sassa acting CEO file late affidavits to Concourt
Bathabile Dlamini, Sassa acting CEO file late affidavits to Concourt
Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini filed a late affidavit to the Constitutional Court, confirming her attorney’s explanation of why...
Sassa fails to meet Constitutional Court deadline
Sassa fails to meet Constitutional Court deadline
The South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) on Monday said the public protector and auditor general should monitor the process in the coming...
Does Sassa need the Concourt's approval to initiate its CPS deal?
Does Sassa need the Concourt's approval to initiate its CPS deal?
The South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) has announced that the contract it is pursuing with Cash Paymaster Service (CPS) to pay grants...
Latest: Sassa summoned to appear before ConCourt on March 15
Latest: Sassa summoned to appear before ConCourt on March 15
Read the directions from the Constitutional Court in the Sassa/Black Sash matter.
Insurance groups fight bid to halt social grant deductions
Insurance groups fight bid to halt social grant deductions
If two companies have their way, people who receive social grants could see deductions for funeral policies, airtime and electricity bills cut into...
Looking back on the Black Sash
Looking back on the Black Sash
Fifty years after joining the Black Sash, Mary Burton is about to publish a book on the organisation’s history and contribution to...
Child support grants mean survival for many
Child support grants mean survival for many
Without the government's child support grant many South Africans would be living in dire poverty, according to a study released last week by the...
Judgment reserved in bread price fixing appeal
Judgment reserved in bread price fixing appeal
Judgment was reserved in the Western Cape High Court on Saturday in the appeal by the Black Sash and others against a decision to deny them a class...

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