CPS rejects report questioning Sassa millions

2017-11-19 15:47

It appears that Net1 subsidiary Cash Paymaster Services underestimated the pre-tax profits relating to the Sassa contract by between R214.2m and R614.4m, states an independent report.

Sassa mayhem: Govt officials hell-bent on CPS to dish out grants, says Nzimande

2017-11-12 20:53

Without mentioning any names, SACP general secretary Blade Nzimande claims there are people in government fighting tooth and nail to keep social grants in the hands of Cash Paymaster Services.

1Life to refund pensioner after unexplained policy deductions

2017-08-29 06:34

Op-die-Berg resident Jakobus Fortuin realised something was wrong when he discovered deductions against his old age grant for a funeral policy he didn't want and hadn't bought.

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.

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?

Sassa applies for leave to appeal deductions judgment

2017-06-05 22:28

Sassa plans to apply for leave to appeal a judgment handed down in the Pretoria High Court ruling that service providers can still deduct money from social grant accounts.

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.

Scopa, Sassa to discuss social grants contract

2017-05-16 04:53

The Standing Committee on Public Accounts is expected to meet Sassa officials to discuss the extended contract with Cash Paymaster Services.

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.

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.


Still no Post Office, Sassa grants deal despite govt deadline

2017-11-17 15:33

The South African Post Office will likely have to wait until next week before an official agreement to assist with the state's social grants scheme can be reached with Sassa .

Sassa heading for another crisis, say MPs

2017-10-20 06:30

A panel of experts have slammed the South African Social Security Agency for failing to provide information.

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.

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.

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.

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.

From Dlamini 'gifting' 2019 to opposition to DA 'dreaming' - MPs spar

2017-05-25 23:06

A rowdy and feisty debate on the Department of Social Development's budget saw Minister Bathabile Dlamini's competence take centre stage.

UDM claim about Dlamini's CPS flight 'malicious' – Dept

2017-04-19 04:58

The social development department has dismissed as "malicious" an allegation by UDM leader Bantu Holomisa that Minister Bathabile Dlamini took a CPS-sponsored flight to attend a funeral.

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.

Dlamini 'welcomes' DA submission to Public Protector

2017-04-10 10:32

Minister of Social Development Bathabile Dlamini has said she welcomed the 'progressive step' by the DA to submit allegations that she possibly had an improper relationship with businessman Lunga Ncwana and Cash Paymaster Services to the Public Protector.

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