ICT Tenders – SASSA withdraws

This week’s National Tender Bulletin sees the South African Social Security Agency nixing its tech plans.


Pay back the money, Supreme Court orders Net1 unit

After seeking an appeal of an earlier high court judgement, CPS comes out on the losing end once more and is ordered to repay SASSA R317 million plus interest.

27 Sep

Cancelled SASSA contract hurts Cell C shareholder Net1

The company cites the termination of the social grants contract as the biggest reason for its R3.7 billion loss.


SASSA struggles to get Web site back up

The social security agency’s Web site remains down, after it was hacked this week.


SASSA Web site remains down after hack

The social security agency confirms its site was hacked, noting technicians are working tirelessly to resolve the matter.


Fraudsters use social media to target SASSA beneficiaries

The agency warns that a fake ad is making the rounds on Facebook, claiming to sell the new modernised social grant payment cards.

Dec 19, 2018

SASSA sets final deadline on old payment cards

The social security agency makes arrangements for those beneficiaries yet to exchange old cards to receive their January payments.


SASSA struggles to migrate all beneficiaries

The agency calls on beneficiaries to exchange old cards for new ones linked to upgraded payment systems, as it pushes to migrate over half a million beneficiaries.


Union takes issue with SASSA biometrics

NEHAWU slams the social security agency's handling of the biometric enrolment of beneficiaries onto a new system.


Net1 clears the air about validity of social grant cards

The company says its teams will continue to service all pay points, despite SASSA payments now being fully in the hands of the post office.


ConCourt orders Dlamini to pay up

The Constitutional Court hands down judgement in the matter concerning minister Bathabile Dlamini's role in the social grants payments debacle.


SASSA ready to bid CPS farewell

Despite previous failed attempts to cut ties with the Net1 subsidiary, the social security agency says it is ready to administer payments in partnership with the post office.

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