Social grants will be paid on 1 April, Gordhan promises

Scopa Chairman Themba Godi says there is a “crisis of no confidence” in Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini


News | 14 March 2017

Cash Paymaster Services defends its right to profit from social grants contract

Any new deal with SASSA will be a lawful contract, says CPS in court papers


News | 14 March 2017

Constitutional Court calls SASSA to account

Agency told to provide details of new social grant payment contract

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News | 8 March 2017

New social grants contract to be finalised by Friday

Dlamini says SASSA underestimated the task of taking over grant payments


News | 7 March 2017

Court bid to stop CPS making profits from new SASSA contract

Freedom Under Law asks Constitutional Court to block fee increase


News | 7 March 2017

SASSA beneficiaries coerced into “green” cards to get loans

Grant recipients told by SMS to move to EasyPay Everywhere card


News | 28 February 2017

US analyst urges clients to sell Net1 shares as concerns mount over social grant payments

CEO hits back at “unbridled slander” from critics


News | 13 February 2017

Old age pensioners should get funeral insurance, says Black Sash

Amendments to Social Assistance Act proposed


News | 6 December 2016

Social grant recipients sent home empty-handed

Systems are down, Pietermaritzburg beneficiaries told


News | 8 November 2016

Sassa fails to stop bribery in queues for social grants

We are a business for security guards, says pensioner


News | 14 July 2016

Deductions from social grants: Reserve Bank enters the fray

Debit orders worth R550 million at stake


News | 6 July 2016

Minister wins battle with Lion

Insurance company backs down in battle over deductions from social grants


News | 26 May 2016

Sassa shows “contempt” for poor - Social Development

Government institutions clash in public


News | 7 March 2016

Sassa system to refund unauthorised debits “not working”

An 88-year-old Nyanga resident has had over R2,400 deducted from his pension since April last year for a loan he says he never made.


News | 19 January 2016