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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.