2019-02-12 03:30

FORMER soccer player Walter Mabeba (54) wants help to bust the person, apparently a close relative, who murdered his mum’s younger sister.

South Africa to end controversial ties with Net 1 in October

2018-09-28 19:17

South Africa will no longer have any welfare beneficiaries paid by Net 1 UEPS Technologies next month.

SA Post Office and trade unions reach salary agreement

2018-07-18 20:28

The South African Post Office and trade unions have reached an agreement over salary increases, bringing an end to the strike.

Sassa beneficiaries ‘fed up’ with endless queues

2018-06-28 16:11

Irate South Africa Social Security Agency (Sassa) beneficiaries are “fed up” with the long queues at the agency’s offices.


2018-05-17 12:25

ALL Lucky Shange wanted to be while growing up was to become a soccer star.

'Sassa bank' Grindrod published financial statements – with all payments to its directors blanked out

2018-04-25 17:59

Last year, as controversy around the payment of social grants started to mount, the small bank started to take a new approach to disclosing executive pay: only on request.

Post Office-Sassa deal will cost the same as CPS - CEO

2017-12-10 13:30

South African Post Office CEO Mark Barnes says government's new hybrid model for the social grants scheme will cost the same as the current deal with Cash Paymaster Services.

Escaping the clutches of doom

2017-12-10 06:09

The ANC’s new leaders need a sense of purpose and must leave behind the rot of the Zuma era, writes Tebogo Khaas.

Rights group seeks leave to appeal Sassa deductions ruling

2017-07-21 12:15

The Black Sash Trust has asked the Supreme Court of Appeal for leave to appeal a high court ruling allowing Net1 to continue making deductions from Sassa on the government’s behalf.

Allan Gray outraged at Belamant's golden handshake

2017-05-31 11:38

Allan Gray, Net1’s second-biggest shareholder, says it has noted with outraged the financial settlement claimed by Serge Belamant upon his retirement as CEO.


‘How does R10 help us?’

2018-10-03 15:53

Desperate grannies on Tuesday petitioned government to increase their pensions, saying they are being forced into the clutches of loan sharks to feed their families because this year’s grant top-up of R10 was hopelessly inadequate.

Net1's earnings down by almost half as end to Sassa contract looms

2018-08-31 12:17

Net1's earnings were down by almost half for the 2018 financial year.

Blame for the Sassa debacle does not lie with labour

2018-07-05 13:27

Supporters of the government who are trying to deflect blame for the current problems in the distribution of social security (Sassa) payments to labour are disingenuous and possibly dishonest, says Public Servants Association (PSA) general manager Ian Fredericks.

Sassa staff demand better pay

2018-06-12 18:49

Hundreds of South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) beneficiaries in the city were left in the lurch on Monday amid a nationwide strike over wages.

Here’s what the numbers Grindrod Bank didn’t want to disclose show – a 39% pay hike for its top executives

2018-04-25 20:30

The bank, best known for its work in social grant payments, gave its directors a collective increase just shy of 39% in 2017 – and then redacted the numbers so badly that they could be reconstructed.

OUTA wants to see new welfare grants deal

2017-12-11 11:07

It is official, the South African Post Office will now be in charge of distributing SASSA grants, but OUTA wants the details of the new deal to be made public.

It's official: Post Office, banks to deliver grants in hybrid model

2017-12-10 11:15

The South African Post Office will handle core functions of a new social grants system, while commercial banks will play an increased, direct role for more than 2 million beneficiaries.

Dlamini wants less oversight for Sassa

2017-09-06 19:48

Minister of Social Development Bathabile Dlamini asked the parliamentary speaker to rein in “onerous” requests by a committee overseeing its efforts to end a contract with Net1 UEPS Technologies.

Net1 appoints ombudsman to oversee future disputes

2017-06-05 18:00

Net1, the parent company of Cash Paymaster Services, has appointed an ombudsman to oversee future complaints the financial services provider may face.

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.

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