The rand continues to power ahead in value against the dollar. It strengthened by 11 cents on Monday to R12,06.
Protestors are engaged in running battles with the police in the Krugersdorp CBD west of Johannesburg.
Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini says there was nothing untoward about establishing lines of authority in the wake of a Constitutional Court decision to scrap the awarding of a social grant tender to Cash Paymaster Services.
An inquiry into Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini’s role ahead of last year’s social grants crisis is expected to begin at the Offices of the Chief Justice in Midrand, north of Johannesburg, on Monday.
The EFF says it expects police to arrest former Gauteng Health MEC Qedani Mahlangu when she appears at the Life Esidimeni Arbitration hearings in Parktown, Johanneburg on Monday morning.