[Listen] Reflecting on Sassa's woes in 2017
The South Africa Social Security Agency (Sassa) has been making headlines in 2017, from the contract awarded to Net 1 and CPS, to appearing before the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Public Accounts (Scopa), to resolving its working with the South African Post Office.
EWN reporter Lindsay Dentlinger has been following and reporting on the Sassa story since it broke earlier this year.
She speaks to CapeTalk's John Maytham about some of the highlights from the stories she covered in 2017.
The year started with a bang when it came to Sassa with some officials telling Parliament with only a month to go that they were not going to make its deadline....Lindsay Dentlinger, EWN reporter
Bathabile Dlamini was not pitching before parliament and when she finally did she dropped a bombshell.Lindsay Dentlinger, EWN reporter
To hear more of the highlights from Lindsay Dentliger for 2017, listen below:
The process to recover the looted billions has begun. Bruce Whitfield talks to Steven Powell, Director in Forensics at ENS Africa.Read More
Zimbabwe is making international headlines as authorities arrest citizens for protesting against alleged corruption by the government.Read More
President Cyril Ramaphosa says the Covid-19 pandemic is a turning point in the fight against corruption.Read More
W Cape AG exec Sharonne Adams says accounting officer can now be liable to pay back monies if corrective measures not implemented.Read More
NPO Community Advisory Services Linda Phito says people have lost jobs during Covid-19 pandemic and can't afford rentals.Read More
Norma Gigaba made a brief appearance in the Hatfield Magistrate’s Court on Monday on charges of malicious damage to property and crimen injuria.Read More
Limpopo Premier Stan Mathabatha has come under fire for launching an embarrassing shack settlement, costing R2.4m for 40 shacks, last week.Read More
Public Law expert Cathy Powell says Hawks cannot be used to settle domestic spats and the independence of the body is compromised.Read More
Manuel says Naptosa says it gives schools time to focus on reading, maths, and language this year.Read More
The ANC has remained mum on whether it plans to axe Deputy Finance Minister David Masondo.Read More