There is growing concern about a possible liquidation of the entity should it not be repurposed
After six bumpy years the communications ministry is determined the project will be completed by March 22
Mark Barnes, the former South African Post Office chief executive, talks to Nicolene de Wee about the highlights of his 30-year career in finance and markets. The 64-year-old father of six discusses the country’s financial services sector, his art collection and his love for trout fishing
If President Cyril Ramaphosa’s crackdown on corruption is to succeed, new rules for lobbying and tenders need to be implemented
The South African Post Office says it is dealing with a local mail backlog of about 4.8 million items
The social security agency says it will not extend the December deadline to switch to the new Sassa cards
The finance minister has opened the door to decisions that may have serious ramifications for state businesses
The ConCourt has ruled that former social development minister Bathabile Dlamini was not negligent by extending the CPS contract last year
The contract, to upgrade Sapo network facilities, was initially advertised in 2016 with both Telkom and MTN contesting
The attorney was part of a high-profile group that trashed the public protector’s Nkandla report
In an effort to end strike action, the state-owned entity has answered the call for permanent jobs
Social grant beneficiaries who draw their money at ATMs might have to wait a little longer to access it
The ConCourt has granted Sassa’s application to extend its contract with Cash Paymaster Services CPS) by another six months.
The agency admitted in court papers there was no feasible solution to assist around 2.8-million beneficiaries before the April 1 deadline
The tender deadline was originally postponed from February 28, and risks being postponed again.
In court papers, Bhengu said there was still no ‘feasible’ contingency plan that will guarantee cash payments on April 1
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
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
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.
As on Monday and Tuesday, Dlamini continued to insist on providing what she deemed important context, but seemed mostly to be irrelevant detail
It signed a deal with the Post Office yet at the same time asked that the invalid CPS contract be extended
In the absence of any other options, the Constitutional Court this week again deepened its involvement in the process to keep social grants flowing.
Sapo and Sassa have been in a months-long deadlock over the details of a proposal to assist with the new grant scheme but a deal has now been reached
Treasury director general Dondo Mogojane says Sassa jumped the gun by excluding the Post Office from three of the four services Sassa required.
Sassa and Sapo are yet to reach a deal for the payment of social grants and their negotiations have been pushed back to November 17
‘Asking Moyane and Makwakwa to be accountable might make those taxpayers feel a little better’
Readers write in saying Sibongile Promise Khumalo’s story is untrue and Sassa is run like a spaza shop
The Sassa and Sapo have been entangled in a lengthy negotiation battle to try work out a deal for the payment and management of social grants.
Sassa and Sapo appeared before a joint parliamentary meeting on Tuesday and are attempting to work out a deal for the payment of social grants
Five months now remain for Sassa to find an alternative service provider to handle the core aspects of the grants scheme.
The organisation’s new chief has been called many things but there’s no doubting his determination to turn things around.
Communications Minister Faith Muthambi told Parliament that the successful migration away from analogue broadcasting could soon be a reality.