Net1 looks forward to seeing the back of SASSA

11 May

Net1 UEPS Technologies says its social grants contract "has become a burden on the management and financial resources of the group".

Dlamini still in the dog box for SASSA-gate

Apr 18, 2018

The social grants crisis still hangs over Bathabile Dlamini's head, as the court must decide if she should bear the financial burden for failing to usher in a new payments provider.

ConCourt extends social grants contract

Mar 23, 2018

The Constitutional Court steps in once again in social grants debacle, grants SASSA's request to extend the contract with CPS.

Govt eyes digital payments for all SASSA grants

Mar 22, 2018

The state encourages 2.8 million beneficiaries to opt to receive social grant payments via electronic platforms.

SASSA's last-minute scramble to pay grants

Mar 20, 2018

The social security agency throws its weight behind its contingency plan, in an attempt to allay fears of a grants payments disaster.

2.8m grant payments in limbo

Mar 14, 2018

SASSA snubs Parliament's public accounts committee as the countdown to the post office social grant payments takeover fast approaches.

SASSA, post office ready to pay 5.7m grants in April

Mar 8, 2018

The organisations say they are ready to commence the payment of social grants to beneficiaries from 1 April 2018.

SA begins countdown to social grant drama

Feb 16, 2018

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

CPS won't shirk constitutional duties

Feb 15, 2018

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

Feb 14, 2018

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.

Net1 invests more in blockchain development

Feb 9, 2018

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

SASSA again needs rescue from self-engineered crisis

Feb 9, 2018

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.