Former social development director-general Zane Dangor fears that decisions taken by South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) CEO Thokozani Magwaza before he accepted an exit package, may now be reversed. Dangor, who resigned from his post earlier this year prior to a crisis in the payout of 17-million grants, said on Monday evening that he was not surprised to hear Magwaza had accepted an exit package, as the relationship between him and Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini had been rocky for a while. Dangor and Magwaza had submitted affidavits to the Constitutional Court accusing Dlamini of lying about her involvement in the Sassa fiasco and the appointment of the controversial work streams. This was after Dlamini laid the blame at Magwaza’s feet. The court has since added Dlamini to the matter brought by advocacy group the Black Sash, in her personal capacity. An inquiry will now be held into her role before a final decision is made on whether she should be held pers...

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