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Competitors take on the post office

Blamed by many South Africans for offering a shoddy service, the embattled institution faces financial strain and serious competition

CPS is now claiming over R1-billion from Sassa

This revelation is contained in documents and correspondence between the embattled SA Social Security Agency and the Net1 subsidiary.

Letters to the editor: August 28 to September 1 2017

Readers write in about health equity, the Post Office, and Krotoa

MPs accuse Sassa of ‘delay tactics’

Come March 2018, the South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) may find itself in a "mad dash" to secure grant payments once again.

Postbank could speed up change

The SA Post Office is embarking on what it hopes will be the final stretch before becoming the Postbank, a fully fledged banking service provider.

Concourt judgement disproves Dlamini’s assertions of ‘media-created’ grants anxiety

Although the Teflon minister remains unscathed, misleading Parliament may come back to bite her.

Dlamini rejects Gordhan’s social grants proposal

The social development minister has 43 days to ensure the 17-million people get their money. She has had since 2014 to sort out the problem.

Barking up a lot of weird trees in 2015

We caught up with some local celebrities and politicians to find out what they hope to achieve in the Year of the Goat.

Post office strike continues as union talks collapse

As letters and parcels continue to pile up in post offices across South Africa, there appears to be no end in sight to the long-running strike.

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Yvonne Chetty: a passion for an efficient public sector and mentoring

'Being affiliated to a professional body such as SAICA makes providing expert guidance and support to my colleagues that much easier'

Full-time Johannesburg-based CEO required for HI HOPES

An entrepreneurial, business-minded, impact-driven individual is sought to lead the organisation as it looks to scale and grow

Balwin properties and Absa launch South Africa’s first green home loan

Balwin Properties’ Edge registration of over 16 000 units was a global first, covering more homes than any single property developer in the world to date

Young professional gets a career boost from PSETA

SAICA makes ongoing efforts to encourage the professionalisation of financial offices in private and public sector organisations

Colgate-Palmolive South Africa donates one million bars of soap

The combination of limited access to quality soap and a lack of knowledge of how to properly wash hands is a challenge in many vulnerable communities

Cheque value bundles – real value

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Absa Rewards puts cash in your pocket

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