Bathabile Dlamini NEC

Watch: Cosatu renews call for Dlamini’s head over Sassa mess [video]

The trade union and key Tripartite Alliance partner wants social development minister Bathabile Dlamini fired, and unionists aren’t backing down.

Bathabile Dlamini NEC

Cosatu’s Western Cape branch on Sunday protested in front of parliament, strengthening its calls for embattled social development minister Bathabile Dlamini’s head.

Dlamini’s drawn the ire of South Africans after her department’s Sassa fiasco and the minister’s seemingly arrogant treatment of the matter, including her apparent disregard for the Constitutional Court in this matter.

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Last week the ANC’s Tripartite Alliance partner Cosatu called for the minister to be axed, but the ruling party seems reluctant to part with one of Zuma’s most loyal cadre deployments. Cosatu’s Tony Erenreich isn’t backing down though.

Have a look as Erenreich chats to EWN about the mess that is Sassa: