The fallout from the PostBank’s mishandling of welfare grant payments that left thousands of pensioners stranded without money for a week is expected to continue. The department of social development has blamed a technical glitch for the debacle. 

The saga highlights how irregular contracts, without tenders but not necessarily corrupt, can lead to audits with disclaimers and negative consequences for those involved. This is something that has been raised as problematic by Transnet and Eskom...

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