If we are serious about growing the economy and creating jobs, we need to support these young people – even though they don't seem to expect any help or handouts, writes Melanie Verwoerd.
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Losses at the SA Post Office increased by R95m, to R1.1bn for the 2018/19 financial year.
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Sassa's contingency plan to manage the cash component of the social grants system was only work in progress, acting CEO Pearl Bhengu has explained in court papers.
Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini could face a motion of no confidence in Parliament if Sassa can show no progress made in the grants handover by Tuesday.
The South African Post Office has officially joined the scramble to replace CPS as the country's social grants distributor amid an ongoing crisis over the payment of beneficiaries.
Financial woes continue to weigh on the South African Post Office as it has recorded a R1.1bn final loss for the year ended March 31 2016.
Fin24 users have mixed views on whether the SA Post Office’s new chief executive officer will be able to help restore profitability at the embattled parastatal.
Telecomms and postal services minister Siyabonga Cwele lists key reasons why banker Mark Barnes was hired to lead the South African Post Office.
Turnaround plans at the South African Post Office do not include any talk of privatisation, says the state-owned company’s new chief executive officer.
Cabinet has approved the appointment of Mark Barnes as the Group Chief Executive Officer of the South African 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.
The South African Post Office and trade unions have reached an agreement over salary increases, bringing an end to the strike.
The South African Social Security Agency and the South African Post Office will "sit through the night" to thrash out a deal for the social grants scheme before Wednesday evening, MPs have heard.
South African Post Office CEO Mark Barnes says the Post Bank could manage the distribution of Sassa grants at a higher competence level and likely at a reduced cost.
Reports linking the South African Post Office to a bid for South Africa Social Security Agency grants to “CPS, Net1 or any other parties are not true”, says SAPO.
The embattled South African Post Office is near to raising R2.7bn in capital from the likes of banks, says chief executive officer Mark Barnes.
The new chief executive of the South African Post Office has promised serious financial controls after years of instability at the struggling parastatal.
Mark Barnes, the new chief executive officer of the South African Post Office (Sapo), will take a non-executive role within Purple Group.
Possibilities exist for the beleaguered South African Post Office to be profitable again, says the state-owned unit’s new chief executive officer Mark Barnes.
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