ARTICLES RELATING TO SOCIAL GRANT CRISIS

Sassa debacle inquiry: Judge tells Dlamini to stop dodging questions

2018-01-23 13:10

Judge Bernard Ngoepe has told Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini to stop dodging questions at an inquiry into her personal role and liability during the 2017 social grants crisis.

Did CPS lie about its social grant profits?

2017-11-19 06:07

New report raises a red flag over ambiguities in the company’s financial revenue statement from the five-year contract that ended in March.

More people on grants than with jobs, five years later

2017-06-21 10:47

There were more than 17 million South Africans dependent on social grants on a monthly basis compared to about 15.5 million South Africans with jobs last year, the SA Institute of Race Relations says.

Don’t forget to look beyond the political circus

2017-04-09 06:13

While the political circus continues to dominate headlines and raise our collective blood pressure – regardless of which seat you have in the big top – the country is not moving forward, writes Gayle Edmunds.

Dlamini shifts the blame, again

2017-04-02 07:19

Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini has appealed to the Constitutional Court to not hold her personally financially liable for the social grant crisis because she had committed genuine errors and had not acted “wilfully”.

 

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.

Sassa heading for another crisis, say MPs

2017-10-20 06:30

A panel of experts have slammed the South African Social Security Agency for failing to provide information.

Dangor breaks his silence on Dlamini's role in Sassa crisis

2017-04-10 19:07

Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini helped create a crisis to ensure Net1 would continue to distribute payments, says her former director general Zane Dangor.

Net1 board reduces Belamant’s power after Sassa saga

2017-04-07 07:57

The board of Net1 UEPS Technologies says it will split the chairperson and chief executive roles, with Serge Belamant resigning from his role as chairperson while remaining CEO.

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