Scopa wants 'absent' Sassa head to explain millions spent on KZN events

2018-05-22 16:38

The Standing Committee on Public Accounts wants former Sassa CEO Pearl Bhengu to appear before it to explain how almost R16m was irregularly spent on three events in KwaZulu-Natal.

Dlamini, Bhengu argue they should not be held financially responsible for CPS contract extension debacle

2018-04-17 18:34

Former minister of social development Bathabile Dlamini and acting Sassa CEO Pearl Bhengu say they should not be ordered to pay costs in the social grants saga as they have always acted in good faith.

Sassa woes: Dlamini, Bhengu to explain why they should not foot social grants legal bill

2018-03-23 18:41

The Constitutional Court has not taken kindly to the shenanigans of former social development minister Bathabile Dlamini and Sassa acting CEO Pearl Bhengu in the drawn-out social grants saga.

Sassa, Post Office to give briefing on progress in social grant payments migration

2018-03-08 05:17

Sassa has less than a month to fully migrate core components of the grants scheme from Cash Paymaster Services, as ordered by the Constitutional Court, to the Post Office.


Sassa gets new acting CEO, Pearl Bhengu returns to provincial post

2018-04-28 19:14

The South African Social Security Agency has appointed Abraham Mahlangu as acting CEO, replacing Pearl Bhengu who had requested to be sent back to her provincial post in KwaZulu-Natal, Fin24 can confirm.

Bathabile Dlamini and Sassa CEO face deadline to explain why they shouldn't be held liable for grants extension

2018-04-16 05:03

Embattled Minister in the Presidency for women Bathabile Dlamini and Sassa acting CEO Pearl Bhengu have been given a deadline to explain why they should not foot the bill for the CPS contract extension.

Sassa admits: No feasible contingency plan for cash payments of social grants

2018-03-13 21:01

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.

Sassa to hear in 6 days if CPS contract can be extended

2018-02-28 13:20

Acting Sassa CEO Pearl Bhengu has revealed the Constitutional Court will rule on the agency's request to extend the Cash Paymaster Services contract by six months.

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