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Shabangu promises Sassa will comply with ConCourt order
Shabangu promises Sassa will comply with ConCourt order
Minister for Social Development Susan Shabangu has promised South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) grants will continue to be paid and that...
Dlamini misses ConCourt deadline, says she didn’t
Dlamini misses ConCourt deadline, says she didn’t
Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini, who remained in her post in this week’s cabinet reshuffle, on Friday missed a deadline set by the...
Bathabile Dlamini misses another Constitutional Court deadline
Bathabile Dlamini misses another Constitutional Court deadline
UPDATE: Dlamini has not submitted her affidavit to Concourt, but her legal team has sent it to parties involved in the application.
Ex social development deputy director general says break-in an 'act of intimidation'
Ex social development deputy director general says break-in an 'act of intimidation'
Acting National Police Commissioner Khomotso Phahlane on Wednesday said the police would be investigating why former social development department...
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 dragged its feet on grants transition matter, CPS affidavit shows
Sassa dragged its feet on grants transition matter, CPS affidavit shows
The South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) waited until the 11th hour to proceed with negotiations to renew the social grants distribution...
Extending Net 1 social welfare contract would be unlawful, says Pravin Gordhan
Extending Net 1 social welfare contract would be unlawful, says Pravin Gordhan
Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan told Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini that her plan to extend a contract with a unit of Net 1...
'​We need national buy-in to provide sanitary pads to poor women and girl learners'
'​We need national buy-in to provide sanitary pads to poor women and girl learners'
The Kwazulu-Natal department of education is distributing free sanitary pads to girl learners who cannot afford to buy them as part of an...
Social development department ignores Reserve Bank, imperils welfare for 17-million
Social development department ignores Reserve Bank, imperils welfare for 17-million
The social development department’s ability to continue to make monthly welfare payments to about 17-million people is in jeopardy because it...
Short change for a tall order of social development
Short change for a tall order of social development
In an upbeat and enthusiastic speech the new Gauteng MEC for social development, Nandi Mayathula-Khoza (also the MEC for agriculture and rural...

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