ARTICLES RELATING TO BLACK SASH

ConCourt ruling on Dlamini, Sassa debacle a victory - Black Sash, FUL

2018-09-27 15:33

NGOs Black Sash and Freedom Under Law say the Constitutional Court's ruling on former social development minister Bathabile Dlamini is a victory.

Sassa feedback still lacks 'significant details' - Black Sash

2017-11-22 11:38

Black Sash has welcomed Cabinet's intervention in delivering a preliminary agreement between the South African Post Office and Sassa, but says the report back on the arrangement still lacks crucial details.

Rights group seeks leave to appeal Sassa deductions ruling

2017-07-21 12:15

The Black Sash Trust has asked the Supreme Court of Appeal for leave to appeal a high court ruling allowing Net1 to continue making deductions from Sassa on the government’s behalf.

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.

Sassa ruling devastating - Black Sash

2017-05-09 21:45

A ruling made the High Court allowing social grant payment provider Net1 to continue deducting money from the bank accounts of grant beneficiaries was devastating, Black Sash’s lawyers have said.

Black Sash 'elated' for grant beneficiaries

2017-03-17 16:58

Black Sash says it is elated that the Constitutional Court granted all its requests in its Constitutional Court case against Sassa.

AS IT HAPPENED: ‘Why didn’t Sassa act on legal advice?’ - Mogoeng

2017-03-15 17:00

CPS says it wants more for the Sassa contract but is unable to reveal how much it has been making in the previous contract. Judgment is reserved in the matter.

Leave it to us - Sassa CEO on grant payments

2017-03-13 16:33

Sassa CEO Thokozani Magwaza has confirmed that President Jacob Zuma has instituted a ministerial task team that will ensure that millions of South Africans receive their social grants.

FUL seeks to intervene in Sassa ConCourt case

2017-03-07 20:12

Freedom Under Law wants to intervene in Black Sash’s Constitutional Court application to ensure that grant beneficiaries will still be protected after March 31.

Sassa crisis: Date set for Constitutional Court application

2017-03-03 16:09

The Constitutional Court application by civil organisation Black Sash, to ensure grant beneficiaries will be protected come April 1, will be heard on March 15.

 

Beneficiaries need details about new Sassa process, accounts – Black Sash

2018-01-29 20:43

NGO Black Sash has pleaded with the inter-ministerial committee responsible for handling the social grants crisis to release more details about banking requirements under the new scheme.

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.

Intimidation of government officials 'worrying' - Black Sash

2017-07-18 21:12

Threats against senior government officials have become a worrying trend, the Black Sash organisation has said, following the resignation of Thokozani Magwaza as CEO of Sassa.

We thought it would be easier - Dlamini 'disappointed' by Net1 ruling

2017-05-10 13:33

Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini says she is disappointed that the High Court ruled that Net1 can continue to make deductions from people's social grants.

Friends & Friction: Win some, lose some – but keep the passion

2017-03-26 11:57

It happened to the silky soul singer Marvin Gaye, and now it is happening to Western Cape Premier Helen Zille.

AS IT HAPPENED: ConCourt extends CPS contract

2017-03-17 10:30

The Constitutional Court has ruled that the 'invalid' contract of Cash Paymaster Services (CPS) to pay Sassa grants will be extended for a period of 12 months under the same terms and conditions and with strict supervision.

ConCourt to hear Black Sash's grants application

2017-03-15 05:59

The Constitutional Court will hear an application by Black Sash for the court to exercise oversight over the process to find a new social grants payment provider.

Dlamini has 'no remorse' - Black Sash

2017-03-11 16:10

The Black Sash has accused Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini of failing in her constitutional obligations and showing 'no remorse'.

ConCourt must keep an eye on Sassa/CPS deal - Black Sash

2017-03-06 14:40

The Black Sash says it will ask the Constitutional Court to oversee the Sassa grant payments system when the court hears its application regarding the proposed extension of Cash Paymaster Services' contract.

R2K to picket at Sassa pay points for 'Hands Off Our Grants' campaign

2017-03-01 23:08

Right2Know has added its voice to the growing frustration around Sassa's state of readiness to distribute social grants to 17 million South Africans on April 1.

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