Department of Social Development

 
Dodgy official ‘parachuted’ into Sassa
Dodgy official ‘parachuted’ into Sassa
South African Social Services Agency (Sassa) officials fear that Social Development Minister Susan Shabangu is following in the footsteps of her...
More than 1.8m grant beneficiaries migrated to new Sassa card
More than 1.8m grant beneficiaries migrated to new Sassa card
More than 1.8-million social grants beneficiaries have been migrated to the new gold SA Social Security Agency (Sassa) card, the Inter-Ministerial...
Striking PSA workers taken to labour court
Striking PSA workers taken to labour court
The government is taking the Public Servants Association (PSA) to the labour court over strike at South African Social Security Agency (Sassa)...
No social grant pay points have been closed ― Shabangu
No social grant pay points have been closed ― Shabangu
Minister of social development Susan Shabangu has dismissed rumours that the South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) will be closing all...
Sassa cancels tender process to find CPS replacement
Sassa cancels tender process to find CPS replacement
The South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) has cancelled the tender process to find a replacement for Cash Paymaster Services (CPS), court...
Shabangu promises Sassa will comply with ConCourt order
Shabangu promises Sassa will comply with ConCourt order
Minister for Social Development Susan Shabangu has promised South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) grants will continue to be paid and that...
Eight Zimbabwean children to be repatriated
Eight Zimbabwean children to be repatriated
Eight Zimbabwean children who were found by police in Rustenburg in November last year will be repatriated from South Africa to Zimbabwe, the North...
The other Life Esidimeni scandal
The other Life Esidimeni scandal
The pattern of behaviour surrounding the deaths of psychiatric patients in the Life Esidimeni scandal — unexplained financial decisions, a...
New Sassa crisis looms as it goes back to drawing board on grants
New Sassa crisis looms as it goes back to drawing board on grants
The South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) has announced that it will now restart...
Dlamini, Sassa face possible summons after no-show in Parliament
Dlamini, Sassa face possible summons after no-show in Parliament
The portfolio committee on social development will take legal advice on the possibility of summonsing Social Development Minister Bathabile...
No escape for Dlamini this time round
No escape for Dlamini this time round
On January 22 next year, Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini will have to take an oath and then answer the questions of two civil society...
Sassa: Tender for new service provider expected from July
Sassa: Tender for new service provider expected from July
The South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) is expecting to conduct a competitive bidding process for a new service provider from July, a...

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