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DA says high vacancy rate at Gauteng Social Development affecting quality of services [SOUND]

# The DA says vulnerable residents dependent on assistance from the Gauteng Department of Social Development are being subjected to long waiting times due to the high vacancy rate in the department. The party’s, Refiloe Nt’sekhe, says currently, there are 149 social work and related professional positions that have not been filled. She says this is worrying, as Gauteng has over 2.5 million unemployed residents and over 600-thousand discouraged job seekers: