Social Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu has urged SRD grant beneficiaries struggling to get payments to switch to banks.
Bongani Bongo has threatened to sue NDPP and state witnesses after Judge JP Hlophe dismissed the corruption case against him.
COSATU’s General Secretary, Bheki Ntshalintshali, said the federation is finding it more difficult to convince its members to continue voting for the ANC.
However, the social grant increases announced by Finance Minister Tito Mboweni are less than inflation.
The Justice Department says claims of political interference in Bathabile Dlamini’s blocked pension are “unfortunate” and “without substance.”
The inquiry’s secretary, Prof Itumeleng Mosala, asked the court to declare that Zuma was in contempt of court for disobeying its orders issued in late January.
Bheki Cele said if things can be prevented, “it is always much better than [to] react after those things have happened.”
Government has extended the ECD stimulus relief fund application deadline from 19 February 2021 to 26 February 2021.
The C-19 People’s Coalition’s ECD & Basic Education Working Group said the two-week deadline for workers to complete the application process is too short.
President Cyril Ramaphosa said he had instructed Minister Blade Nzimande to begin the process of developing a COVID-19 vaccine.