The dignity of the commission has been held up by Zondo's personal approach to the process. Even the most reluctant witness could not gather the rudeness to withdraw, writes Ralph Mathekga.
More than 200 South African Social Security Agency cards and R110 000 in cash are among the items officials have confiscated as the agency and the Hawks arrest suspected loan sharks in East London.
Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan has refused to be drawn into allegations made by former minister Bathabile Dlamini that he colluded with banks.
Sassa has warned that 24 506 beneficiaries in Gauteng stand to forfeit their payments this month.
The South African Social Security Agency has voiced its concern following an advertisement of on Facebook by a man who claims to be "selling" Sassa cards.
Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Zweli Mkhize has called on all government departments, NGOs and the private sector, to lend a hand in managing disaster risks better.
It is alleged that the man was killed after he stole his grandparents' Sassa cards and withdraw their pension 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 in Gauteng is fast-tracking an investigation into a scam, involving grocery voucher offers to unemployed South Africans.
A Newcastle man has waited more than a year for a grant for a child in his care – a situation which researchers say are common because of a shortage of social workers to handle foster care grants.
Nehawu says the distribution of social grants to millions of South Africans hangs in the balance as its members at Sassa strike over issues around the biometric enrolment of beneficiaries.
KZN Sassa spokesperson Mbizeni Mdlalose says the theft of the computers will not affect operations.
ANC Women's League president Bathabile Dlamini is the latest former minister to walk away from a seat as a Member of Parliament.
Sassa beneficiaries have reportedly been left stranded after the Maitland Post Office was robbed of an undisclosed amount of money.
Western Cape police have confirmed that they are investigating a case of arson following a blaze that destroyed houses and buildings on Sunday in Wupperthal near Clanwilliam.
Social Development Minister Susan Shabangu has urged grant beneficiaries to be on the lookout for attempts by "unscrupulous scammers" to cheat them out of their money.
The North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria has handed down an interim order, which requires the South African Social Security Agency to pay social grants into accounts chosen by grant beneficiaries.
Grindrod Bank announced the appointment of Julian Beare and others amongst changes to its board through a Sens announcement.
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 social development department has agreed to suspend the biometric enrolment of South African Social Security Agency beneficiaries, following a meeting with the National Education, Health and Allied Workers' Union.
The National Health and Allied Workers Union says its preparations for a strike at SA Social Security Agency branches across the country are at an advanced stage.
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