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‘No issues with workstreams’ – Minister Dlamini testifies at Sassa inquiry

JOHANNESBURG, January 22 – None of the SA Social Security Agency (Sassa) bosses had a problem with the work of appointed advisory groups called work-streams, Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini said on Monday. Speaking in isiZulu, Dlamini began her testimony at the Sassa inquiry about her role in the social grants saga before retired judge Bernard […]

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ANC announces new NEC as, 54th National Conference wraps up

JOHANNESBURG, December 21 – Former treasurer-general of the African National Congress (ANC), Zweli Mkhize, tops the list of South Africa’s ruling party’s 80-member National Executive Committee (NEC) – the highest decision-making body. Mkhize, who shockingly withdrew from the party leadership race on Sunday for the sake of “unity”, made a strong comeback. Announcing the results in the early hours […]

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ANC has failed women – Bathabile Dlamini

JOHANNESBURG, December 19 – The African National Congress (ANC) has failed South African women after choosing Cyril Ramaphosa over Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma to lead the governing party, ANC Womens League (ANCWL) president Bathabile Dlamini said on Tuesday. Still reeling from her shock after Monday’s elections outcome, Dlamini said patriarchy has once again “reared its ugly head” […]

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South Africa’s economic development will be key factor at ANC elective conference – Dlamini-Zuma

MPUMALANGA, November 18 – African National Congress (ANC) presidential hopeful Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma on Friday, said the ruling party would brainstorm ideas to develop South Africa’s economy at its up-coming elective conference in order to better the lives of the people. Dlamini-Zuma was addressing a crowd of about 300 people at a community hall in Mandela […]

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Treasury given a week to evaluate post office bid to take over social grant payments

PARLIAMENT, November 2 – MPs have given National Treasury a week from Wednesday night, to evaluate the capability of the South African Post Office (Sapo) to take over the payment of welfare grants in the country. National Treasury director general Dondo Mohajane was drafted to intervene after negotiations between Sapo and the South African Social […]

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Dlamini slates Mbete, Sisulu candidacy for ANC president

JOHANNESBURG, August 13 – African National Congress Women’s League president Bathabile Dlamini on Sunday lambasted ANC presidential hopefuls Baleka Mbete and Lindiwe Sisulu, saying former African Union Commission chairwoman Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma is the only woman candidate chosen by the league to take over the ANC presidency at the party’s elective conference in December. ”Our power […]