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Public Protector pushing ahead with investigation into grants

CAPE TOWN, March 20 (ANA) – Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane is pushing ahead with a two-pronged investigation into welfare grants, in which the Constitutional Court intervened last Friday. Oupa Segalwe from the Public Protector’s office said the Chapter Nine institution would continue a probe into maladministration of grants, departing from the apparent failure of the […]

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Opposition zeroes in on Dlamini

JOHANNESBURG, March 16 (ANA) – The Democratic Alliance (DA) said on Thursday it would detail further action steps it would take against Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini, to hold her to account for the social grants crisis. This comes after the Constitutional Court said on Wednesday that a crisis threatened welfare grant payment and suggested […]

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Black Sash leads Constitutional Court application over Sassa grants today

JOHANNESBURG, 15 (ANA) – The Constitutional Court would on Wednesday hear an application for direct access by non-governmental organisation Black Sash seeking the reinstatement of the court’s oversight role regarding the payment of social grants to millions of South African beneficiaries. Black Sash would be joined by Freedom Under Law for the same application. “The […]