SASSA
3:30

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.

3:00

SASSA, SAPO look to future without CPS

The national postal service pilots social grant payments at pay points, as it looks to take over functions performed by Cash Payment Services.

4:50

SASSA promises glitch-free payments in August

The agency anticipates tomorrow's payment cycle will kick-off without any headaches, despite being marred by system glitches in July.

3:00

SASSA insists on a future without CPS

Minister Susan Shabangu reportedly pushes for complete control of social grants by the post office, even though history favours the current paymaster.

5:20

SASSA and CPS butt heads

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

3:40

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.

2:20

No CPS ties beyond September, vows SASSA

SASSA eyes more electronic transactions as it looks to phase out the cash payments contract with the Net1 subsidiary.

2:30

SASSA intros modernised payment cards

The social security agency disperses new social grant cards as the post office prepares to take over complete distribution of SASSA payments.

4:30

Post office taps local player for beneficiaries' biometrics

SAPO appoints an authentication provider to boost verification systems for welfare beneficiaries, amid fears SASSA's coffers will run dry.

2:20
May 11, 2018

Net1 looks forward to seeing the back of SASSA

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

2:40
Apr 18, 2018

Dlamini still in the dog box for SASSA-gate

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.

3:00
Mar 23, 2018

ConCourt extends social grants contract

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

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