Cosatu said it still had some reservations about the South African Social Security Agency’s (Sassa) plans to take over the distribution of social grants.
Social Development Spokesperson, Lumka Oliphant, said changing service providers for the delivery of social grants had never been an easy process.
The Department of Social Development confirmed that a five-year-old child, who had been used as a sex slave and given food in return, has been put in a place of safety.
The EFF want a ‘strong’ message sent to Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini for missing yet another Parliamentary briefing.
The Inkatha Freedom Party said it was deeply distrubed by reports that Minister Bathabile Dlamini’s daughter was linked to new SASSA CEO Pearl Bhengu.
Chief Whip of the Democratic Alliance, John Steenhuisen, has demanded that Speaker of the National Assembly Baleka Mbete move swiftly and hold Minister for Social Development Bathabile Dlamini to account.
The office of the Public Protector has confirmed that plans are afoot to investigate the South African Social Security Agency (SASSA), following the crisis that has plagued the entity during the past year.
Ithala Bank said allegations that it owed the South Africa Social Security Agency (Sassa) more than R1-billion were absolute nonsense, following an appearance by Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini at Scopa this week.
Lumka Oliphant is in the news again, this time for refusing to speak English during a radio interview with Radio 702’s Xolani Gwala.
The Congress of the People (COPE) joined the SASSA bandwagon on Sunday, when it called for Minister Bathabile Dlamini to be axed.