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EOH announces 16% rise in profit

2017-09-19 10:50

JSE-listed technology firm EOH has announced a 16% rise in profit for the year ended July 31.

Post Office/Sassa decision by next week - Dlamini

2017-09-15 12:21

Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini says the Post Office's bid to assist with the social grants scheme will be evaluated and decided on by the end of next week.

Bathabile Dlamini to deliver Sassa payments plan update

2017-09-15 05:20

Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini is expected to brief journalists about the progress to introduce a new payment scheme for social grants.

Bathabile Dlamini tells Scopa to back off

2017-09-08 18:29

Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini has accused Parliament's Scopa of overstepping the boundaries of its mandate in its oversight of her department and Sassa.

1Life to refund pensioner after unexplained policy deductions

2017-08-29 06:34

Op-die-Berg resident Jakobus Fortuin realised something was wrong when he discovered deductions against his old age grant for a funeral policy he didn't want and hadn't bought.

How Net1 will make money after social grant contract ends

2017-08-21 07:12

The accounts of social grant beneficiaries who have EasyPay Everywhere (“green” card) accounts will remain active after the contract between Sassa and CPS comes to an end in March 2018.

MPs 'sceptical' about Post Office readiness to aid Sassa

2017-08-15 12:12

Scopa MPs have been left "sceptical" following a presentation by Sassa's new interim CEO, who claimed the South African Post Office will be ready for grants testing by November.

Judge Ngoepe assigned to referee probe into Dlamini's role in Sassa scandal

2017-08-02 17:40

Retired judge Bernard Ngoepe has been appointed as a referee to make recommendations on who should foot the bill for the Sassa debacle.

Net1 terminates R645k a month consulting agreement with ex-CEO Serge Belamant

2017-07-31 16:08

Net1 has terminated its two-year consulting agreement with its former chief executive Serge Belamant, the firm has announced.

Former Sassa CEO ‘put in his place’

2017-07-23 06:04

Ousted social grants boss insists that he didn’t overstep his boundaries, but officials say he was going to sink the country.

 

Sassa seeks Treasury funding to replace Net1

2017-09-18 07:00

Sassa says it’s in talks with the National Treasury to provide additional funding so that it can comply with a Constitutional Court order and replace Net1.

AS IT HAPPENED: Bathabile Dlamini dodges question on Scopa's role in new payment scheme

2017-09-15 09:54

During a media briefing concerning a new payment scheme for social grants, Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini dodges a question about the role of the standing committee on public accounts (Scopa).

Sassa needs funding to fill 10 000 vacant posts

2017-09-13 14:30

The South African Social Security Agency currently has more than 19 000 job posts available at the entity, but only has funding for half of them, MPs have heard.

Another Sassa delay gags Post Office at Scopa meeting

2017-09-06 07:40

South African Post Office officials have flown to Parliament only to be told they couldn't make a presentation, after Sassas's self-imposed timelines were moved back two weeks.

City of Cape Town boots Sassa out of Witsand

2017-08-23 10:02

Social grant beneficiaries in Witsand have to wake up early and tackle a 10km trek or pay a R24 return taxi fare to access services or collect grants at the Sassa satellite office, located outside of Atlantis.

Journalists stage walk-out from Sassa briefing after waiting two hours for minister

2017-08-17 13:41

Disgruntled journalists have staged a walk-out after Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini was two hours late for a media briefing in Polokwane.

SA’s poor use bank account as mailbox for social grants

2017-08-11 08:00

Social grant holders use their bank account as a mailbox, which implies they rarely use their bank accounts as a store of value, explains Farai Muronda.

We're expecting more from Shaun Abrahams - ANC in Scopa

2017-08-01 16:33

Parliament's watchdog committee Scopa will be expecting more from the National Prosecuting Authority and its head Advocate Shaun Abrahams this third time, the ANC in Scopa has said.

Editorial: Minister of disaster

2017-07-23 06:05

In March this year – at the height of the grants crisis – social development director-general Zane Dangor resigned, unable to tolerate working with his incompetent and uncaring minister, Bathabile Dlamini.

#News24 ICYMI: No critics for Zuma, acting SABC CEO quits, do you want a new Merc bakkie?

2017-07-19 19:22

Suspended SABC acting CEO James Aguma agreed to quit...The Gupta influence network reached into the heart of the Presidency, the #Guptaleaks show.. and more stories you may have missed.

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