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.


SASSA and CPS butt heads

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


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.

May 25, 2018

Cell C CFO Tyrone Soondarjee steps down

The mobile operator's chief financial officer will leave the company at the end of May, after less than a year in the job.

Feb 16, 2018

SA begins countdown to social grant drama

Net1 CEO Herman Kotze cautions that the new SASSA paymaster needs to maintain integrity of the verification systems to save government billions.

Feb 15, 2018

CPS won't shirk constitutional duties

Despite ongoing public scrutiny, the Net1 subsidiary is not against being SASSA's white knight to ensure uninterrupted social grant payments.


CPS looks to dump SASSA

The social grants paymaster sees no need to continue the relationship beyond 31 March, despite SASSA's appeal for its services for another six months.

Feb 9, 2018

Net1 invests more in blockchain development

Net1 UEPS Technologies ups its stake in Bank Frick in Liechtenstein to accelerate the expansion of a dedicated team focused on blockchain technology.

Feb 9, 2018

SASSA again needs rescue from self-engineered crisis

The social security agency once again looks to the ConCourt, as it requests an extension of the suspension of invalidity of the Cash Paymaster Services contract.

Feb 2, 2018

Concerns grow as SASSA deadline looms

With two months before the social grants contract ends, a panel of experts reportedly fears SASSA will find itself in the same predicament as last year.

Jan 30, 2018

Don't take new SASSA system for granted

There are fears the lack of clarity concerning the new social grants model leaves room for the incumbent paymaster to continue payments.

Dec 15, 2017

Black Sash seeks more details on SASSA system

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

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