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South African minister apologises for welfare payments fiasco
March 17, 2017 / 1:27 PM / in 7 months

South African minister apologises for welfare payments fiasco

JOHANNESBURG, March 17 (Reuters) - South Africa’s Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini apologised to welfare beneficiaries over a fiasco that put their monthly payments at risk, local media reported on Friday.

“I apologise to the grant beneficiaries,” Dlamini was quoted as saying by ANN7 News channel. (Reporting by TJ Strydom; Editing by James Macharia)

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