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‘Dlamini knew since 2015’

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Thokozani Magwaza
Thokozani Magwaza

The SA Social Security Agency (Sassa) has left Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini in a pickle after disputing her claim to the Constitutional Court that she only knew in October 2016 that the agency could not run the social grants payments.

In an affidavit filed on Friday, Sassa chief executive Thokozani Magwaza accused Dlamini of misleading the court about when she became aware that Sassa would be unable to take over social grant payments this month.

Tomorrow, former social development director-general Zane Dangor is also expected to file an affidavit to deal with matters in Dlamini’s affidavit, in which he is implicated.

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