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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 […]

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Minister Dlamini concedes she has yet to get Treasury approval for CPS contract

PARLIAMENT – Three weeks before government’s contract to ensure welfare grant payment runs out, Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini was forced to concede on Tuesday that she has yet to secure the approval of National Treasury to sign a new contract with Cash Paymaster Services. Dlamini was pushed on that point by members of Parliament’s […]