Herman He
13 Nov

SASSA struggles to migrate all beneficiaries

The agency calls on beneficiaries to exchange old cards for new ones linked to upgraded payment systems, as it pushes to migrate over half a million beneficiaries.

Oct 5, 2018

Net1, Zapper set sights on Africa

The companies have partnered to deploy QR payment technology, targeting key regions across West and East Africa.


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Telcos cash in on adjacent markets

With legacy revenue sources dwindling, communications services providers are diversifying into digital media and IT services.


Telkom CEO weighs in on spectrum allocation

Sipho Maseko urges lawmakers to solve future problems rather than historical challenges as they discuss the ECA Bill this week.

Sep 3, 2018

SA govt looks to develop data policy, drive 5G

Government wants to establish a data policy to make sense of the vast amounts of information it generates.

Aug 16, 2018

Grant deductions fight heads to appeals court

The Supreme Court of Appeal will hear an application to appeal the ruling that favours deductions from the bank accounts of SA's most vulnerable citizens.

Jul 31, 2018

SASSA promises glitch-free payments in August

The agency anticipates tomorrow's payment cycle will kick-off without any headaches, despite being marred by system glitches in July.

Jul 17, 2018

SASSA insists on a future without CPS

Minister Susan Shabangu reportedly pushes for complete control of social grants by the post office, even though history favours the current paymaster.

Jul 13, 2018

SASSA and CPS butt heads

The committee on comprehensive social security announces legal action against CPS employees allegedly misinforming welfare beneficiaries.

Jul 4, 2018

SASSA fumbles social grants payments

The agency's move to a new system as it phases out Cash Paymaster Services and brings in the post office stumbles as the July payment cycle is beset with technical glitches.


Start-up offers crypto-currency bounties to pirate hunters

Using blockchain technology, Custos gives crypto-currency bounties to anyone who finds a leaked copy of a movie or e-book.