Scopa, Sassa to discuss social grants contract

2017-05-16 04:53

The Standing Committee on Public Accounts is expected to meet Sassa officials to discuss the extended contract with Cash Paymaster Services.

CPS dismisses Dangor's 'unsubstantiated allegations'

2017-04-13 17:06

CPS has dismissed the "unsubstantiated allegations" made against it by former Social Development Department director general Zane Dangor in his affidavit before court.

Magwaza, Dangor testimony shows need for Sassa inquiry - DA

2017-04-11 17:07

A parliamentary inquiry into the social grants crisis is warranted following claims by Sassa CEO Thokozani Magwaza and former social development DG Zane Dangor, the DA has said.

Net1 board reduces Belamant’s power after Sassa saga

2017-04-07 07:57

The board of Net1 UEPS Technologies says it will split the chairperson and chief executive roles, with Serge Belamant resigning from his role as chairperson while remaining CEO.

Editorial: Power is with the people

2017-03-19 06:07

The strength of South Africa’s democracy was underscored on Friday, showing those who govern that power lies with the people.

Grants situation 'could have been dealt with much better' - ANC

2017-03-17 13:19

The ANC has welcomed the Constitutional Court's ruling on the social grants crisis, and says the situation could have been better handled.

What Justice Froneman said on Sassa judgment

2017-03-17 12:18

It took 35 minutes for Constitutional Court Justice Johan Froneman to hand down judgment in the Sassa matter, including an order that CPS's invalid contract to pay grants be extended for 12 months.

CPS and Sassa ordered to continue paying grants

2017-03-17 10:52

Sassa and Cash Paymaster Services must continue paying social grants until another entity which can do so is found, the Constitutional Court has ruled.

CPS expected to make R4.6bn from new contract

2017-03-16 21:28

Cash Paymaster Services wants the South African Social Security Agency to pay R4.6bn for its services over the next two years.

DA wants parliamentary inquiry into Sassa crisis

2017-03-16 17:52

The DA has asked National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete to consider establishing an ad hoc committee to investigate the Sassa crisis.


UDM claim about Dlamini's CPS flight 'malicious' – Dept

2017-04-19 04:58

The social development department has dismissed as "malicious" an allegation by UDM leader Bantu Holomisa that Minister Bathabile Dlamini took a CPS-sponsored flight to attend a funeral.

Social grants: Govt vows to fight challenges

2017-04-12 19:40

The Presidency has pledged to tackle any challenges facing the social assistance programme, which is seen as one of the crowning glories of government policy.

Dlamini 'welcomes' DA submission to Public Protector

2017-04-10 10:32

Minister of Social Development Bathabile Dlamini has said she welcomed the 'progressive step' by the DA to submit allegations that she possibly had an improper relationship with businessman Lunga Ncwana and Cash Paymaster Services to the Public Protector.

Dlamini should still be held accountable for 'self-made' Sassa crisis - Scopa

2017-04-03 14:10

Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini should still be held accountable for the 'self-made' Sassa crisis, says Parliament's standing committee on public accounts.

Sassa shamble: Noose tightens for Bathabile Dlamini

2017-03-17 22:02

The warning to Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini is crystal clear: just one wrong move with grant payments and she will be held personally liable.

Bathabile Dlamini sorry for causing anxiety, fear

2017-03-17 12:34

Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini has apologised unreservedly to millions of grant beneficiaries for the anxiety she had put them through.

Dlamini must explain why she should not pay for Concourt case

2017-03-17 11:38

Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini must explain why she should not personally pay the legal costs of Constitutional Court social grants case, the court has ruled.

Net1 CEO Belamant faces removal over Sassa crisis – report

2017-03-17 08:38

Net1 shareholder Allan Gray is demanding that certain actions occur at Net1 to ensure social welfare recipients receive grants or it will seek to remove the board.

Private sector beware: Lessons from Sassa crisis

2017-03-16 19:49

The controversial social grants saga engulfing Sassa and Cash Paymaster Service is a significant case study for public-private partnerships.

We regret social grants situation - Zuma

2017-03-16 17:19

President Jacob Zuma says government "deeply regrets" the current situation surrounding the social grants scheme, and is doing everything possible to prevent interruptions to payments.

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