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.

Jobs - not grants - only way out of poverty, says Pali Lehohla

2017-08-07 11:58

Poverty can’t be resolved by social grants, but only when people are productive and working, says statistician general Pali Lehohla.

Dlamini to work with Post Office on Sassa grants

2017-07-19 18:50

Social Development Bathabile Dlamini says the ANC has instructed her to work with the SA Post Office to pay grants to about 17 million people.

Sassa CEO Thokozani Magwaza resigns

2017-07-17 15:38

Minister of Social Development Bathabile Dlamini has confirmed that the South Africa Social Security Agency CEO Thokozani Magwaza has resigned.

Sassa reveals transitional plan for social grants payments

2017-06-21 17:38

The South African Social Security Agency plans to implement a hybrid, transitional model over the next four years, MPs have been told.

Sworn affidavits will take centre stage in Dlamini/Sassa probe

2017-06-15 22:19

Affidavits containing counter allegations between Bathabile Dlamini, her former DG and the Sassa CEO will be at the centre of a probe ordered by the Constitutional Court to determine whether she should be held liable for the social grants debacle.

ConCourt orders investigation into Bathabile's liability for social grants case

2017-06-15 10:46

The Constitutional Court has ordered that there be further investigation into Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini's personally held liability for the social grants matter.

ConCourt to rule if Bathabile must pay for Sassa-CPS case

2017-06-13 20:14

Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini will find out this week whether she will be held personally liable for legal costs for the social grants matter heard at the Constitutional Court.

Alleged ‘loan sharks’ found with Sassa cards at ATM on payout day

2017-06-02 18:00

A group of apparent money lenders has been found with Sassa social grant cards and a substantial amount of money in Somerset West, Western Cape.

Parliament should summon CPS - Dlamini

2017-05-31 13:35

Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini suggested Parliament call in Cash Paymaster Services if they have questions about the company's recent R1bn profit posting.


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.

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.

EOH slams report suggesting execs more 'notorious' than Guptas

2017-07-18 15:41

EOH says the IT services it provided SASSA for 8 years were based on merit, dispelling an article that suggested its directors could trump the Guptas on state capture.

Social grant beneficiaries happy after cancelling 'green' cards

2017-07-10 07:10

Some social grant beneficiaries in Ceres who cancelled their “green cards” in June have for the first time in months received their full social grant amount.

Sassa: Tender for new service provider expected from July

2017-06-19 14:29

The South African Social Security Agency is expecting to conduct a competitive bidding process for a new service provider from July, a Parliamentary reply has revealed.

Reports on Dlamini part of a 'smear campaign' - ANCWL

2017-06-15 21:03

Reports about whether Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini should be held personally liable for legal costs in the social grants payment debacle are a "political smear campaign", the ANCWL has said.

Bathabile to pay or not to pay for Sassa - CPS saga – ConCourt to rule

2017-06-15 08:52

Should Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini be held personally liable for the legal costs incurred in the social grants matter at the Constitutional Court in March?

Net1 appoints ombudsman to oversee future disputes

2017-06-05 18:00

Net1, the parent company of Cash Paymaster Services, has appointed an ombudsman to oversee future complaints the financial services provider may face.

Sassa: Post Office a step closer to assisting with social grants scheme

2017-05-31 21:44

The South African Social Security Agency says a good presentation recently made by the South African Post Office has moved them a step closer to assist with the social grants scheme.

DA asks Gigaba to probe social grant distributor's R1.1bn profit

2017-05-30 21:00

The Democratic Alliance has asked Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba to launch an investigation into the R1.1bn profit earned by Cash Paymaster Services through its contract to distribute social grants.

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