#HandsOffOurGrants in the Media


Bathabile Dlamini lied under oath, Sassa inquiry told

"Former Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini was an embarrassingly poor witness who lied in her testimony, the SA Social Development Agency (Sassa) inquiry heard on Monday. Submitting his closing arguments, Geoff Budlender, for NGO Black Sash, said Dlamini lied about the role of the expensive work streams because she wanted to conceal her responsibility for her failures and, ultimately, the social grants crisis that arose two years ago. He added that Dlamini knew all along that the April 2017 deadline set by the Constitutional Court would not be met."

Read more: https://www.enca.com/south-africa/bathabile-dlamini-lied-under-oath-sassa-inquiry-told