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​Big names missing, little names boastful on Sassa’s grants tender

Absa fought tooth and nail on a previous tender, but now it is conspiciously absent.

Sassa farce attempts the unworkable

It believes it can bridge an unbreachable divide — but, don’t worry, there is apparently another plan

ANC MPs rally behind Dlamini: Missing Sassa deadline ‘no natural disaster’

Opposition parties criticised Dlamini for being negligent and unprepared, during a meeting to detail the department’s plans regarding grant payments.

37: The number of days left for Sassa to know how it’ll pay 17-million social grants

Minister Bathabile Dlamini told Parliament that the South African Social Security Agency will disburse the grants but negotiations have not begun

Sassa: Yes, we have failed to deliver

Sassa told a Parliamentary committee that the biometric cards used to identify social grant recipients at pay points will no longer work come April.

Sassa totally unprepared for D-day

Undoubtedly social grants will still be paid but some very tough questions need to be answered.

Serge Belamant, SASSA, and the ‘useful blacks’

Belamant used a BEE front to win a R10b tender before dumping it for a person with links to social development minister Bathabile Dlamini.

How Sassa paid R316-million to a contractor based on a ‘lie’

A detailed inspection of the paper trail finds that the work claimed for was covered by an all-inclusive fee.

How Sassa paid R316-million to a contractor based on a ‘lie’

A detailed inspection of the paper trail finds that the work claimed for was covered by an all-inclusive fee.

Spotlight on social grants: Sassa’s bid to stop illegal deductions

Every month, money is deducted from the accounts of hundreds of beneficiaries of social grants without their permission.

Ruling on grants tender damns Sassa

Despite minister’s positive gloss, court highlights its lack of confidence in agency’s bona fides.

DA wants investigation into Sassa’s R10m security spending

The DA says it will approach the public protector to investigate Sassa's apparent spending of R10-million on security protection for top personnel.

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