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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, 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.


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 and CPS butt heads

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


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.

Jun 2, 2017

Net1 ushers in new era

New CEO Herman Kotz? is upbeat about the company's future following negative sentiment as a result of the social grants debacle.

Feb 24, 2017

More trouble at SASSA

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


SASSA tries to allay grant payment fears

The SA Social Security Agency promises no disruptions in social grant payments, despite the impending expiration of the contract with its distributor.

Jan 19, 2017

Social grant payments in limbo

It remains unclear whether the South African Social Security Agency will be ready to take on the task of payments to 17 million social grant beneficiaries.

Nov 24, 2016

SASSA lambasted for irregular expenditure

The Social Security Agency faced tough criticism from Parliament's standing committee on public accounts for R1.1?billion in irregular expenditure in 2015-16.


Net1 goes to court over new SASSA tender

The company alleges the new tender does not comply with Constitutional Court requirements.

May 9, 2011

Net1 slumps on customer loss

The company reports a $21.6 million loss in the third quarter of the year, after losing a large customer.

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