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3:50

SASSA struggles to migrate all beneficiaries

The agency calls on beneficiaries to exchange old cards for new ones linked to upgraded payment systems, as it pushes to migrate over half a million beneficiaries.

3:50

Union takes issue with SASSA biometrics

NEHAWU slams the social security agency's handling of the biometric enrolment of beneficiaries onto a new system.

2:30

Net1 clears the air about validity of social grant cards

The company says its teams will continue to service all pay points, despite SASSA payments now being fully in the hands of the post office.

3:10

SASSA ready to bid CPS farewell

Despite previous failed attempts to cut ties with the Net1 subsidiary, the social security agency says it is ready to administer payments in partnership with the post office.

1:40
Aug 30, 2018

ConCourt slaps Sassa, ex-CEO with legal costs in grants case

The court rules that Bathabile Dlamini was not negligent when she made an application for the extension of the CPS contract.

3:30

Grant deductions fight heads to appeals court

The Supreme Court of Appeal will hear an application to appeal the ruling that favours deductions from the bank accounts of SA's most vulnerable citizens.

2:50

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.

2:50

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.

5:10

SASSA and CPS butt heads

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

3:30

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.

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.

2:30

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.

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