It's been a long, hard and expensive slog, but next week former president Jacob Zuma will finally get what he's always wanted: his day in court.
The criminal record of the man who confessed to raping and killing Uyinene Mrwetyana was known to Post Office officials in 2018 already, a preliminary investigation found.
Justice has been delivered - quicker than some people receive their mail - for two people who stole money from an Eastern Cape post office.
The South African Post Office says it is dealing with a local mail backlog of about 4.8 million items – but the international figure is much higher.
Sassa has made a "concerted effort" to transfer grant recipients from Cash Paymaster Services to the Postbank but still faces problems that undermine payments, says a report.
The South African Social Security Agency and the South African Post Office are ready to start rolling out payments to social grant beneficiaries at the end of September, the social development minister has said.
A computer glitch is causing massive delays for those hoping to swap their old South African Social Security Agency cards for the new once. Many, including pensioners, have been standing in snaking queues.
Chief executive of the SA Post Office Mark Barnes has been summoned by the telecommunications ministry for allegedly dipping into the coffers of its subsidiary, Postbank, and transferring R200m to pay creditors.
All Sassa grants IT system upgrades have been completed, says the South African Post Office.
Telecommunications and Postal Services Minister Siyabonga Cwele is scheduled to meet with local leaders in Ntabakhulu in the Eastern Cape before engaging with social grant beneficiaries.
Despite information before the courts that the contingency plan to pay social grants by April 1 will not be ready, the Cabinet says it is satisfied that the beneficiaries of social grants will be paid on this date.
Former UCT student Uyinene Mrwetyana disappeared almost two weeks ago. This week it emerged she was raped and murdered on the day she went missing.
Sassa beneficiaries have reportedly been left stranded after the Maitland Post Office was robbed of an undisclosed amount of money.
The South African Social Security Agency says it has successfully phased out Cash Paymaster Services in favour of the South African Post Office for the payment of social grants.
The South African Social Security Agency says it is ready for October when it will make all social grants payments to beneficiaries by itself, in partnership with the South African Post Office.
Telecommunications giant MTN and state-owned SA Post Office (Sapo) might be headed for a collision course over a R900 million tender that was allegedly supposed to be awarded to MTN but ended up in Telkom’s lap.
In case you missed it, here are some of the best-read stories from City Press on Sunday, 19 August.
The South African Social Security Agency is stepping up its plan to migrate the remaining 1.1 million beneficiaries still dependent on cash grants to the new system.
Thousands of workers at the South African Post Office and Telkom have downed tools to demand higher wages and, as a result, many social grant beneficiaries have been left stranded.
The South African Social Security Agency says Grindrod Bank will charge each grant beneficiary R10 to maintain their accounts.
The search for a new service provider to assist the South African Social Security Agency with cash payments of social grants will only be in place by July, MPs have heard.
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