The social grants crisis still hangs over Bathabile Dlamini's head, as the court must decide if she should bear the financial burden for failing to usher in a new payments provider.
Bytes Systems Integration will provide biometrics support to the South African Post Office in its role as social grants paymaster.
The agency again pins its hopes on the ConCourt to ensure millions receive their grants, despite having a year to get its affairs in order.
Frequent leadership changes at the DOC raise concerns about the ministry's mandate, while Naledi Pandor's shuffle marks a huge gain for education.
More than half of the ministers in the National Executive achieved the lowest score possible in the Democratic Alliance's 2017 Government Report Card.