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SASSA tops corruption complaints as 347 cases opened in government

Some 347 cases of corruption were reported to the commission in the last quarter of 2021, with the majority of these relating to the South African Social Security Agency

Sassa boss linked to R45.5m fraud

A company implicated in the Special Investigating Unit report is still doing business with the South African Social Security Agency

Five-year drama over Sassa cleaning deal

Welfare agency allegedly bent procurement process to suit a contractor previously found guilty of collusion, and preferred bidder Corporate Cleaning wants damages paid

Sassa security tender headed to court

Lawyers have questioned why there was no objection period for the R181-million contract to guard four facilities.

Sassa payments at cash paypoints suspended due to riots

Sassa has suspended cash payments after the cash-in-transit industry halted cash delivery until further notice in response to rioting and looting

The social development department is discussing vaccinating ECD, Sassa workers in current phase

Minister Lindiwe Zulu made wide-ranging announcements on Friday, including how early childhood development centres should operate under level-four lockdown

Bloated Sassa to make staff cuts

The social security agency has ‘lost’ R2-billion on unnecessary salaries and through wasteful expenditure

Sassa official in fraud probe is promoted

Totsie Memela-Khambula has been accused of promoting a senior manager who is implicated in a R1.3m corruption probe

Sassa chief executive ignores R45m jobs-for-pals claim

Totsie Memela-Khambula has known about allegations of a nepotistic tender for months but taken no action

Ipid report clears cops of misconduct for use of water cannon on Sassa crowd

The Independent Police Investigative Directorate found no misconduct was committed by police who used a water cannon on a crowd outside the Sassa office in Bellville, Cape Town

New Covid-19 grant, old Sassa problems

A sharp increase in the number of social grant recipients after the introduction of the special grant during the pandemic has exacerbated the strained grant payment system

Sassa disses disability grant applicants

Towards the end of level four of the lockdown, Sassa offices reopened for applications for old age pensions and childcare and foster care grants, but not for disability grants

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