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ConCourt allows extension of Sassa’s contract with CPS for 6 months

The ConCourt has granted Sassa's application to extend its contract with Cash Paymaster Services CPS) by another six months.

One week left as Sassa scrambles

Social security staff are in a tizz, fretting that no backup plan is in place to pay grants come April 1

Sassa: Dlamini was an evasive and obstructive witness, inquiry hears

'The way her version has moved leads one to the conclusion that there has been deception'

Sassa: New cash payments service provider only ready by July

The agency admitted in court papers there was no feasible solution to assist around 2.8-million beneficiaries before the April 1 deadline

Sassa admits no contingency plan for grant payments

The tender deadline was originally postponed from February 28, and risks being postponed again.

Sassa admits to having no feasible contingency plan for cash payments of grants

In court papers, Bhengu said there was still no 'feasible' contingency plan that will guarantee cash payments on April 1

Sassa and Sapo (mostly) ready on grants

The agency will meet the deadline to pay 17-million grant beneficiaries, but it will still need the help of CPS to do so

WATCH LIVE: Sassa and Sapo briefing media on progress with social grants

With less than a month to transfer core components of the scheme to CPS, Sassa has to answer how it will deliver cash-based social grants

Sassa, Post Office to give briefing on progress in social grant payments migration

The agency has less than a month to fully migrate core components of the grants scheme from Cash Paymaster Services, as ordered by the ConCourt

Sassa: There will be chaos if CPS contract is not extended, court hears

Roughly 2.8-million beneficiaries will not get their grant payments if the contract with CPS is not extended, the agency argued in court papers.

Ruling on CPS contract with Sassa to be heard in 6 days

The agency has 31 days to migrate core components of the grants scheme from CPS to the South African Post Office, as agreed in December last year.

Sassa a mess on all fronts, experts warn

A panel wants the treasury to take over paying social grants as the agency can’t get its act together

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