SASSA, CPS in tiff over R1bn claims

Gloves are off as the agency rejects allegations it owes the social grants paymaster over R1 billion for breached contracts.

Black Sash seeks more details on SASSA system

Dec 15, 2017

The advocacy group raises concerns over some of the options that aim to give effect to the social grants hybrid model.

Parly committee welcomes SASSA-SAPO resolution

Dec 12, 2017

Scopa commends the social security agency and post office for reaching a deal that will ensure transition towards a new payments model for government social grants.

Social grants payments model gets go-ahead

Dec 11, 2017

SASSA and SAPO reach a deal to usher in a new grants payment system ahead of the expiry date of the Cash Paymaster Services' contract.

ConCourt seeks more details on social grants saga

Dec 1, 2017

The Constitutional Court instructs minister Bathabile Dlamini and SASSA to explain why an alternative social grants payment plan will not be feasible.

Future of social security payments inches forward

Nov 28, 2017

The Inter-Ministerial Committee is committed to ConCourt deadlines, amid concerns of costs attached to implementing a post office solution for SASSA payments.

Net1 refutes report detailing understated SASSA profits

Nov 21, 2017

The company labels claims about undisclosed pre-tax profits of CPS's contract with the social security agency as incorrect and negligent assumptions.

Net1 may have understated SASSA contract profits

Nov 20, 2017

An independent report claims Net1 underestimated the pre-tax profits of CPS's SASSA contract by between R214.2 million and R614.4 million.

ConCourt sets deadline for SASSA payments plan

Nov 13, 2017

The Constitutional Court orders the social security agency to deliver a comprehensive plan by 8?December, detailing how it will pay social grant recipients.

Net1 commits to uninterrupted SASSA payments

Nov 10, 2017

Although government is backing the South African Post Office to take over social grant payments, the CPS holding company still pledges its support.?

SASSA, post office pay agreement in the works

Nov 8, 2017

The Inter-Ministerial Committee gives strict deadlines to SASSA and the post office to sign a co-operation agreement for a new social grants payment plan.

SASSA, post office deadlock sees Treasury intervene

Nov 2, 2017

Plans to issue a tender for grant distribution have been halted, as National Treasury is roped in to determine how best to avoid a potential catastrophe.