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Minister: Bathabile Olive Dlamini
Deputy Minister: Bongi Maria Ntuli
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"NO DISRUPTIONS TO THE PAYMENT OF SOCIAL GRANTS" - CONSTITUTIONAL COURT Print E-mail
Tuesday, 22 April 2014

Media Statement

The Minister of Social Development, Ms Bathabile Dlamini, welcomed the decision by the Constitutional Court that "there must be no disruption to the payment of existing social grants to beneficiaries".

Though the Court has ruled that there must be a new tender process, it continued to emphasize the importance of the role played by social grants in the lives of the South African poor and recognised that the decision on the proposed final solution finally lied with the South African Social Assistance Agency (Sassa).

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EPWP SOCIAL SECTOR TO REPORT ON WORK OPPORTUNITIES CREATED Print E-mail
Monday, 07 April 2014

 Media Advisory

The Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP) Social Sector will on 9 April 2014 report back on the number of job opportunities it has created over the past five years.

The report will be tabled during a three-day conference attended by social sector government departments, including Health, Basic Education, Public Works, Community Safety and Liaison as well as the Independent Development Trust.

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SOCIAL SECTOR CLUSTER, SOCIAL PROTECTION AND VULNERABLE GROUPS MEDIA BRIEFING Print E-mail
Monday, 07 April 2014

 Media Statement

Members of the Media
Ladies and Gentlemen

Introduction
Thank you for joining us today for this briefing, as we expand from the State of the Nation Address delivered by President Jacob Zuma on 13 February 2014. In this historic year in which we celebrate 20 Years of Freedom, it is important to look back and reflect on the good work that government has done in the past 20 years of our democracy.

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