WATCH: Zuma denies crisis at Sassa, won't evaluate isiphithiphithi (chaos)

President Jacob Zuma says he will not act against Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini before April 1.

The President said people need to wait for April 1 to see whether Dlamini will fail or not to ensure social grants beneficiaries receive their payments.

Zuma said, "it’s a funny democracy that says punish a person before they commit a mistake.”

[WATCH] Zuma answers questions on social grants saga...

Listen to political analyst Karima Brown discuss Zuma's responses...

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