Cash Paymaster Services

Sassa: Get new cards or risk not getting grant payouts

The social security agency says it will not extend the December deadline to switch to the new Sassa cards

Dlamini escapes being slapped with legal costs

The ConCourt has ruled that former social development minister Bathabile Dlamini was not negligent by extending the CPS contract last year

Sassa: The more things change …

The social development minister is following in the footsteps of her predecessor

Grants back in court

In May last year the high court ruled that CPS could continue to deduct money for airtime, loans and electricity from social grant beneficiaries

Post office wage talks deadlocked

Sapo chief executive Mark Barnes says the entity could not afford the 12% wage hike

No social grant pay points have been closed ― Shabangu

Social development minister says the transition from CPS to Sapo will closely involve all beneficiaries

CPS drops its rate for social grant payments

For now, Cash Paymaster Services is prepared to charge Sassa R45 to pay social grants in cash, rather than its initial pitch of R66.70 per beneficiary

Shabangu promises Sassa will comply with ConCourt order

Social development minister promises Sassa grants will continue to be paid and that their obligations to the Constitutional Court will be met

Shabangu suspends new grant payment tender

The minister needs more time to appoint an evaluating team that is better equipped to judge tender proposals

Over 5 million social grant beneficiaries to pay R10 “bank charge”

Sassa has assured MPs that all grants will be paid from April 1

CPS ordered to pay back R316-million

Sassa paid CPS after the company claimed it had enrolled more grant recipients and beneficiaries than it had been contracted to provides services for.

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

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