The situation is so dire that the post office is considering shutting down many cash pay points around the country, says City Press.
The national postal service pilots social grant payments at pay points, as it looks to take over functions performed by Cash Payment Services.
The agency anticipates tomorrow's payment cycle will kick-off without any headaches, despite being marred by system glitches in July.
The committee on comprehensive social security announces legal action against CPS employees allegedly misinforming welfare beneficiaries.
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.
New CEO Herman Kotz? is upbeat about the company's future following negative sentiment as a result of the social grants debacle.
The social security agency's CEO faces suspension for over-stepping minister Bathabile Dlamani's authority.
The SA Social Security Agency promises no disruptions in social grant payments, despite the impending expiration of the contract with its distributor.
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.
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.
The company alleges the new tender does not comply with Constitutional Court requirements.
The company reports a $21.6 million loss in the third quarter of the year, after losing a large customer.