Social development minister Bathabile Dlamini lost her cool at a press conference about SA’s looming social grants crisis when asked a series of probing questions by a journalist. Dlamini held the media briefing on Sunday amid growing concern that social grants will not be paid to millions of South Africans on April 1. She became visibly agitated with pointed questions from eNCA’s Karyn Maughan‚ particularly over the reported breakdown of working relations between her and South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) CEO Thokozani Magwaza.

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