Not much interest in subsidised set-top boxes for digital TV
The SA Post Office records less than 60 000 registrations for subsidised set-top boxes, despite government’s efforts to ramp-up the much-delayed switch to digital TV.
Call for beneficiary households to register for subsidised STBs
The South African Post Office urges qualifying households to apply for their government-subsidised set-top boxes as soon as possible.
SAPO begins search for new SASSA card scheme
The South African Post Office is advertising for a “reputable card scheme” to issue cards for Postbank over a period of five years.
Three channels to access R350 COVID grant, says SASSA
The Social Security Agency confirms there are three ways approved beneficiaries will receive payments for the new cycle of the COVID-19 grant.
Post offices’ IT infrastructure destroyed amid looting
Looters have completely destroyed critical ICT equipment at post office branches in KwaZulu-Natal, confirms the communications ministry.
ICASA backs SAPO in postal wars, amid online protest
The regulator stands its ground as thousands sign an online petition against a court bid to block courier companies from distributing small items.
SAPO boosts e-commerce ambitions with Mail Americas deal
The South African Post Office signs an agreement with Mail Americas to give online traders better access to all of Southern Africa.
SAPO lawsuit against couriers could shatter e-commerce sector
The South African Post Office’s court bid to block courier companies from distributing small items could result in disaster for SA’s e-commerce sector.
Ministry promises SAPO e-commerce site in ‘next few months’
The South African Post Office’s e-commerce platform is set to launch in the next few months, as it aims to expand its role in the online retail space.
Ndabeni-Abrahams denies flouting procurement processes
Communications minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams refutes media claims that she and members of her family have interfered in the procurement processes at the post office.
COVID-19 grant recipients can switch payment method
The South African Social Security Agency will once again open its online system to allow recipients of the R350 social relief grant to change to their preferred method of payment.