Dlamini: We did file affidavit on time - Eyewitness News

The Social Development Minister says her attorneys filed her affidavit to the Constitutional Court electronically before the 4pm deadline. African National Congress Women's League (ANCWL) president Bathabile Dlamini. Picture: Supplied. Bathabile ...

Dlamini explains why there was no wilful intent to disregard Sassa order - News24

Cape Town – Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini did not wilfully intend to disregard a Constitutional Court order in 2014 on the payment of social grants, she said on Friday. She also did not wilfully intend to undermine the realisation of ...

Bathabile Dlamini files papers with ConCourt electronically - Citizen

Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini appears before Parliament's Standing Committee on Public Accounts (Scopa) on March 07, 2017 in Cape Town. Picture: Gallo Images. The ConCourt asked the minister why she should not cough up for the ...

Dlamini misses ConCourt deadline, says she didn't - Mail & Guardian

Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini, who remained in her post in this week's cabinet reshuffle, on Friday missed a deadline set by the Constitutional Court to explain why she should not be held personally liable for legal costs in the ...

Dlamini files to ConCourt after email woes - News24

Cape Town - Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini said on Friday that she did in fact meet a deadline to submit an affidavit to the Constitutional Court on personal costs in the social grants case. This after reports that she had missed the 16 ...

Government on Track to Pay Social Grants - EIN News (press release)

The Department of Social Development wishes to remind South Africans especially beneficiaries of social grants that the South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) is on track with their payment of social grants. The Minister of Social Development, Ms ...

Bathabile Dlamini distances herself from fake social media accounts - News24

Cape Town - A Twitter account from which Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini ostensibly tweeted “Greeting all South Africans. I am still the Minister of Social Development” on Friday, has been dismissed as a fake. Her spokesperson Lumka ...

Contempt of Court Hat-trick for Bathabile Dlamini - Daily Maverick

Minister of Social Development Bathabile Dlamini, fingered by the Constitutional Court as a central figure in the SASSA social grants crisis, has missed the deadline to file an affidavit explaining her “extraordinary” conduct and why she should not ...

I'm not responsible for Sassa problems‚ Minister Dlamini tells court - Times LIVE

Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini says she ought to have demanded greater accountability and more frequent updates from South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) officials on its plan to pay grant recipients by April 1 this year.

Dlamini misses deadline to file Sassa affidavit at Concourt - News24

Cape Town – Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini failed to meet the deadline on Friday to submit an affidavit to the Constitutional Court on why she should not be held personally liable for legal costs in terms of the social grants case. Three ...

Bathabile Dlamini misses another Constitutional Court deadline - Mail & Guardian

UPDATE: Dlamini has not submitted her affidavit to Concourt, but her legal team has sent it to parties involved in the application. Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini has missed a deadline to explain to the Constitutional Court why she ...

South Africa's Dlamini Admits Welfare Payments Were Threatened - Bloomberg

South African Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini admitted for the first time that the failure of the department she oversees to comply with a 2014 court order could have led to more than 17 million welfare recipients not getting their checks ...

Dlamini explains why she should not pay legal fees in grants case - Times LIVE

Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini says there was no wilful intent on her part to disregard the 2014 order of the Constitutional Court regarding the payment of social grants to millions of recipients.

Courts are trying hard to save us from a delinquent government, but are failing - Business Day (registration)

South Africans sighed with relief when the Constitutional Court recently handed down a judgment in the country's social grant saga, averting a catastrophic constitutional crisis. About 17-million social grant beneficiaries would not be left without ...

Dlamini's D-Day to explain - Herald live

Today is D-Day for Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini to give reasons to the Constitutional Court why she should not be held personally accountable for the grants debacle, and foot the legal bill for the crisis which landed her department ...

Unclear if Dlamini will accept personal responsibility for Sassa debacle - Eyewitness News

The Constitutional Court ordered Minister Bathabile Dlamini to explain her conduct and why she shouldn't be held personally liable and pay the costs for the grants payment issue. FILE: Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini. Picture: Cindy ...

Bathabile Dlamini and Sassa 'have not started grant planning' - Business Day (registration)

Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini and South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) CEO Thokozani Magwaza have not yet met to start planning the payment of social grants after Cash Paymaster Services's contract expires in 12 months, ...