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3:50
May 5, 2020

Post office adds cashless ATMs to expand payments network

The South African Post Office pins its hopes on a cashless ATM solution to decongest the existing under-pressure social grant payment points.

3:10
Mar 5, 2020

Post office’s e-commerce hub targets SMEs

The South African Post Office puts e-commerce on its strategic business agenda, planning a soft launch of its own platform on 9 March.

4:00
Feb 16, 2020

Social grants cost post office R60m per month

The situation is so dire that the post office is considering shutting down many cash pay points around the country, says City Press.

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.

2:10

Post office e-commerce hub in the works

The South African Post Office looks to put legacy struggles behind it, as it pursues e-commerce as a growth opportunity.

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.

2:40

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.

7:30
Oct 26, 2017

Govt to establish task team for Telkom stake sale

The task team will engage Telkom on the sale of a portion of government's 39% stake in the company, which is aimed at bailing out SAA and the post office.

1:20
May 25, 2017

SAPO looks to distribute SASSA payments

The SA Post Office is ready to help the South African Social Security Agency to take over payment of welfare grants.

1:40
Feb 24, 2017

More trouble at SASSA

The social security agency's CEO faces suspension for over-stepping minister Bathabile Dlamani's authority.

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