ARTICLES RELATING TO SASSA

Let’s not send good leaders into the wild

2017-04-23 06:17

Leadership battles based on factionalism are no way forward. The ANC should choose its leaders the way villagers have always done, writes Phathekile Holomisa.

Military veterans up in arms over Sassa wages

2017-04-16 06:01

In the same week in which former social development director-general Zane Dangor disputed Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini’s explanations about why she should not be held liable for the grants payment crisis.

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.

Social development has spent millions on legal fees

2017-04-12 16:44

The Department of Social Development has spent millions of rand on legal fees since April 2013, a parliamentary reply has revealed.

Sassa: Dangor says he warned against 'immoral' CPS contract

2017-04-11 12:01

Former social development director general Zane Dangor says he warned in October last year that it might be “immoral” to extend the grants payment contract with CPS because of concerns about deductions.

DA wants protector probe into Dlamini’s alleged ties to businessman

2017-04-09 21:10

The DA has requested a public protector probe into allegations on an improper relationship between Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini and businessman Lunga Ncwana.

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.

Social development overspent millions on travel

2017-04-06 13:16

The Department of Social Development spent more than R100m on local travel during the 2015/16 financial year, MPs have been told.

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.

2.6 million beneficiaries receive grants on April 1

2017-04-01 15:25

Government says that 2.6 million South Africans had received their social grants through ATMs and merchants.

 

Worry grows over Net1's business practice

2017-04-20 21:15

Allan Gray is increasingly concerned over the running of Net1, saying its research shows the business doesn’t always answer its phones when called by clients.

Special Easter surprise for family who survive off social grants

2017-04-14 09:29

For the first time in years, Berenice and Hilton Plaatjies’s children will have Easter eggs for Easter, thanks to News24 readers.

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.

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.

Dangor breaks his silence on Dlamini's role in Sassa crisis

2017-04-10 19:07

Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini helped create a crisis to ensure Net1 would continue to distribute payments, says her former director general Zane Dangor.

Sassa debacle: Dlamini knew all along, says Magwaza

2017-04-08 22:19

Sassa CEO Thokozani Magwaza has trashed claims by Minister of Social Development Bathabile Dlamini that she was unaware of problems with the handover.

'Leave me alone, bully' - Dlamini to Gordhan

2017-04-06 13:27

The gloves are off in the ongoing spat between Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini and axed finance minister Pravin Gordhan.

Dlamini lied, says Sassa CEO

2017-04-05 11:24

Sassa CEO Thokozani Magwaza has applied to the Constitutional Court for permission to file an affidavit countering claims made by Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini last week.

Dlamini shifts the blame, again

2017-04-02 07:19

Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini has appealed to the Constitutional Court to not hold her personally financially liable for the social grant crisis because she had committed genuine errors and had not acted “wilfully”.

Grants available at merchants, ATMs from Saturday - govt

2017-04-01 09:23

The South African government says grant beneficiaries can start collecting their April grants from merchants and ATMs on Saturday.

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