ARTICLES RELATING TO SASSA

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.

Call to bar debit orders on child grants

2014-10-09 05:00

The National Credit Regulator and the Treasury must join forces to stop debit orders being deducted from child grant recipients, says PS & S MD Fred Steffers.

Sassa contract back in the spotlight

2014-09-11 16:48

Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini has given social grant distributor Cash Paymaster Services 14 days to sign a revised deal or face court action.

Sassa reviews proof of life system

2014-07-31 22:00

Sassa has announced that it has paid attention to complaints from social grant beneficiaries and will review the proof of life system.

Seven held after Sassa robbery

2014-06-01 21:52

Seven people have been arrested following an armed robbery at a SA Social Security Agency paypoint in Bishop Lavis, Western Cape police say.

Sassa boss in jobs for pals scandal

2014-05-25 08:48

South African Social Security Agency boss Virginia Petersen is embroiled in yet another scandal – this time for giving jobs to pals.

 

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.

Mabe's assets seized in fraud case

2014-09-19 16:36

Assets of R2.2m have been seized from former ANCYL treasurer general Pule Mabe and two others accused of defrauding the SA Social Security Agency.

Beware of 'sharks in suits' - minister

2014-09-11 13:03

Sharks in suits are preying on social grant beneficiaries and looting their bank accounts, warns Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini.

Dlamini to crack down on loan sharks

2014-07-16 15:23

Amendments to regulations on social assistance is on the cards to crack down on loan sharks, says Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini.

Plato: Sassa needs security upgrade

2014-06-01 18:53

The SA Social Security Agency should immediately increase security services at all its paypoints, community safety MEC Dan Plato has said.

We save govt R3bn per year - CEO

2014-05-11 14:00

Cash Paymaster Services saved the state over R3bn per annum with the removal of more than a million social grant beneficiaries, claims Net1 CEO Serge Belamant.

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