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2:00
Thursday

Kotzé steps down as Net1 boss

Outgoing CEO Herman Kotzé will remain a consultant for the company until the end of May next year.

2:30
Thursday

Ex-SASSA officials get 10 years imprisonment for fraud

The officials were sentenced for defrauding the state of almost R1.2 million in a well-orchestrated manipulation of the agency’s system.

2:20
31 Jul

SASSA enables changes for easier access to COVID-19 grant

The South African Social Security Agency opens its system to approved beneficiaries of the COVID-19 grant, allowing them to alter banking details online.

1:30
29 Jul

Hawks nab suspected hackers targeting SASSA in Nelspruit

The Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation says the accused were plotting to pillage SASSA by hacking into the social security agency’s system.

1:50
23 Jul

SASSA approves more COVID-19 grant applicants

The agency’s switch to an updated database sees an additional one million applicants approved for the R350 social relief grant.

1:50
21 Jul

GovChat uses social media to help SASSA manage FAQs

The citizen engagement platform will assist SASSA in managing frequently asked questions about the R350 relief grant, via WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger.

2:30

SASSA gives rejected COVID-19 grant applicants a ‘lifeline’

The agency switches to an updated database after discovering declined applicants actually do qualify for the R350 relief grant.

3:30

Post office takes cashless ATMs to Limpopo

The South African Post Office’s cashless ATMs reach Limpopo province, as part of efforts to decongest current SASSA payment points.

2:30
Jun 2, 2020

Government coughs up R43m in card fraud reimbursements

The SASSA/SAPO-branded social grant payment cards become a target for fraud, with over 22 000 fraud cases reported in the past financial year.

3:10

Capital Appreciation sees growth in digital payments

For the year, the fintech company generated R206 million in cash, translating into a cash conversion rate of 100% of trading profit.

3:20
May 28, 2020

SASSA promises accelerated COVID-19 grant payments

The agency says as soon as the vetting processes are completed, the payments will start rolling out at a faster pace.

2:00
May 4, 2020

COVID-19 disrupts Net1 first quarter report

The impact of the coronavirus pandemic leads to disruptions in Net1’s day-to-day activities.

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