Bathabile Dlamini

Public Protector also has Bathabile and Nomvula in her sights: report

Public Protector Advocate Busisiwe Mkhwebane is also investigating “multiple complaints” against former ministers Bathabile Dlamini and Nomvula Mokonyane, Times Select reported. Mkhwebane has been the subject of much scrutiny from, among others, Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan, who has slammed her as being “unfit for office”, “stunningly incompetent”, “acting unconstitutionally”[…]

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Bathabile Dlamini calls for harsh punishment for Mampintsha

Minister of Women in the Presidency Bathabile Dlamini has called for a harsh punishment for musician Mandla “Mampintsha” Maphumulo. The musician is facing a charge of assault after a video that showed him allegedly assaulting his musician girlfriend Bongekile Simelane, known as Babes Wodumo, went viral. Mampintsha says he has[…]

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Govt to intensify 16 Days of Activism

The Minister of Women in the Presidency Bathabile Dlamini attended the launch of 16 Days of Activism campaign on Sunday at Melmoth in Kwazulu-Natal, which is a national campaign against gender-based violence. This is where the Minister made a public announcement of the partnership made with civil society groups, chapter[…]

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Bathabile Dlamini to probe eNCA ban

Minister of Women, Bathabile Dlamini, denied banning eNCA from the 16 days of activism campaign launch. In a statement released on Sunday evening, she said an investigation will be launched into the incident. On Sunday eNCA reporter Thubalihle Vilane and camera operator, Bongumusa Mkhize were filming the minister’s arrival in[…]

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Post Office ‘not yet ready’ to pay out grants

Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini says the SA Post Office is not ready to take over the grants payment system. Dlamini was addressing the media at Regent Hotel in East London on Monday. She said the Post Office needed an integrated payment system, banking services, card production and the provision[…]

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Sworn affidavits will take centre stage in Sassa probe

Affidavits containing counter allegations between Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini, her former director general and the Sassa CEO will be at the centre of a probe ordered by the Constitutional Court to determine whether she should be held personally liable for the social grants payment debacle. The Constitutional Court on[…]

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Black Sash continues fight for grant recipients

The NGO, Black Sash says it will continue fighting for the rights of the poor following the ruling of the High Court in Pretoria which allows deductions from social grants recipients. The court ruled that amendments to regulations governing the payment of social grants should not prevent deductions from being[…]

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