SASSA, CPS in tiff over R1bn claims

Gloves are off as the agency rejects allegations it owes the social grants paymaster over R1 billion for breached contracts.

Social grants payments model gets go-ahead

Dec 11, 2017

SASSA and SAPO reach a deal to usher in a new grants payment system ahead of the expiry date of the Cash Paymaster Services' contract.

Net1 may have understated SASSA contract profits

Nov 20, 2017

An independent report claims Net1 underestimated the pre-tax profits of CPS's SASSA contract by between R214.2 million and R614.4 million.

ConCourt sets deadline for SASSA payments plan

Nov 13, 2017

The Constitutional Court orders the social security agency to deliver a comprehensive plan by 8?December, detailing how it will pay social grant recipients.

Net1 commits to uninterrupted SASSA payments

Nov 10, 2017

Although government is backing the South African Post Office to take over social grant payments, the CPS holding company still pledges its support.?

SASSA, post office pay agreement in the works

Nov 8, 2017

The Inter-Ministerial Committee gives strict deadlines to SASSA and the post office to sign a co-operation agreement for a new social grants payment plan.

SASSA, post office deadlock sees Treasury intervene

Nov 2, 2017

Plans to issue a tender for grant distribution have been halted, as National Treasury is roped in to determine how best to avoid a potential catastrophe.

SASSA trims post office deal, opts for new tender

Oct 31, 2017

The social development minister says the South African Post Office is incapable of issuing social grants.

Information Regulator receives over 100 complaints

Sep 21, 2017

The regulator is not yet fully operational but has already received complaints relating to the unlawful processing of personal information.

Net1's independent adjudicator sets up consumer charters

Advocate Neville Melville today unveiled the new charters which will govern how the company deals with complaints and disputes going forward.?

Don't count CPS out of future grant payments

Aug 16, 2017

MPs believe the social security agency's plans for a new payments distributor "leaves the window open" for Cash Paymaster Services to enter the fray again.

Net1 puts distance between itself and Belamant

Aug 1, 2017

The company's board of directors terminates a two-year consulting agreement with the former CEO.