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DA asks Public Protector to investigate relationship between Minister Dlamini and CPS

PARLIAMENT, March 13 (ANA) – The Democratic Alliance has asked Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane to investigate the relationship between Cash Paymaster Services and Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini, who is seeking to extend the company’s contract to distribute more than 17 million welfare grants. “The vital question as to why Dlamini is so hell bent […]

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Presidency denies knowledge of legal advisor’s participation in Sassa meetings

The presidency on Sunday denied any knowledge of President Jacob Zuma’s legal advisor Michael Hulley’s participation in South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) meeting about grants payments. The presidency said in a statement it had noted a report in the Sunday Times newspaper stating that Hulley had participated in “what the paper calls secret meetings with […]

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Bathabile Dlamini immune to accountability, says DA leader Maimane

PRETORIA, March 10 (ANA) – Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini is playing deadly games with the lives of close to 18-million South Africans welfare grant beneficiaries, Democratic Alliance (DA) leader Mmusi Maimane said at a protest in Pretoria on Friday. Addressing DA supporters gathered at the social development department in the country’s capita, Maimane said […]