ARTICLES RELATING TO SASSA

We have clamped down on illegal social grant deductions - Dlamini

2016-05-06 13:24

Cash Paymaster Services has been instructed to remove debit order facilities from Sassa branded cards, Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini says.

Sassa on drive to stop illegal social grant deductions

2016-04-06 19:31

More than 300 illegal deductions from social grant beneficiaries have been discovered in Mpumalanga since January, the South African Social Security Agency says.

No plan to reissue SA grants tender

2015-11-06 16:08

There is no plan to reissue a R10bn social grants tender after it ends in 2017, says the South African Social Security Agency.

US court dismisses class action against Net1

2015-09-18 11:33

A US court has dismissed a class action against Net1 UEPS Technologies, which manages South Africa’s social grant payment system.

Parliament calls for 'drastic action' against Sassa official

2015-07-15 18:30

Parliament's portfolio committee for social development says it cannot allow officials to abuse SA Social Security Agency funds, calling it a "sophisticated form of corruption".

Mom gets much needed grant for ill child

2015-06-16 09:04

A Durban mother who has been in a battle for a care-dependency grant with the South African Social Security Agency, is breathing a sigh of relief after her grant was finally approved.

Mom denied much needed grant for her child

2015-06-04 20:10

A Durban mother has been sent from pillar to post in applying for a social grant for her 1-year-old son who had a tracheostomy inserted when he was four weeks old.

Net1 cleared of non-compliance

2015-05-08 15:22

The electronic payments company has been cleared of contravening the South African National Credit Act with regard to two compliance notices.

Concourt to rule on social grant tender

2015-03-23 20:05

The Constitutional Court is expected to rule in an application relating to a tender for the payment of social grants.

Early December social grant payment

2014-11-26 11:17

The South African Social Security Agency says the December payment cycle has been brought forward.

 

Madonsela calls for clear separation between state, party

2016-05-05 20:00

A clear distinction should be made between activities and initiatives by government and those of the ruling party, Public Protector Thuli Madonsela has said at a media briefing on her office's "State and Party Colours" and "State and Party, Blurred Lines" investigations.

Families must stop fighting over child support grants, warns Sassa

2016-01-24 12:30

Families and relatives fighting over child care grants should stop, as such behaviour results in children suffering, says the South African Social Security Agency.

Awarding of social grant tender postponed

2015-10-16 17:33

Electronic payments company Net1 UEPS Technologies faces the prospect of hanging onto South Africa’s R10bn social grants tender until 2017.

Sassa's inability to recoup money 'concerning' - committee

2015-07-21 21:41

The inability of Sassa to recover money owed to it by fraudsters is concerning, Parliament's portfolio committee on social development has said.

Shop owner found with 47 social grant cards

2015-07-10 17:30

A shop owner from Madipalesa village outside Pampierstad in the North West has been found in possession of 47 social grant cards, Social Development MEC Fenny Gaolaolwe says.

Mom denied much needed grant for her child

2015-06-05 09:15

A Durban mother has been sent from pillar to post in applying for a social grant for her 1-year-old son who had a tracheostomy inserted when he was four weeks old.

Net1 makes U-turn on Sassa tender process

2015-05-18 12:31

Electronic payments company Net1 UEPS Technologies has chosen to withdraw from an upcoming social grants tender process following years of controversy.

Corruption Watch questions Sassa's R317m payment to Net1

2015-04-02 18:28

Civil society group Corruption Watch wants the High Court to reverse a decision by the South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) to pay e-payments company Net1 R317m.

Social grant tender deadline suspended

2015-02-26 11:13

Electronic payments company Net1 has more time to continue carrying out a social grant tender amid a Constitutional Court decision to suspend a bidding deadline.

Committee to address foster care system

2014-10-20 12:59

Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini has announced the establishment of a ministerial committee to address problems facing the foster care system.

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