social grants

 
Sassa: Get new cards or risk not getting grant payouts
Sassa: Get new cards or risk not getting grant payouts
Social grant beneficiaries have a month to swap their old grant cards for the new gold ones, the South African Social Security Agency said in a...
Editorial: If we don’t fix it, IMF may
Editorial: If we don’t fix it, IMF may
We have a plan, the latest incarnation of which was the medium-term budget policy statement the new finance minister tabled in Parliament two weeks...
SA’s ‘welfare state’ is in trouble
SA’s ‘welfare state’ is in trouble
The social grants and security system is crucial to enhancing the social well-being of South Africans.
Editorial: Sassa’s misstep is beyond apology
Editorial: Sassa’s misstep is beyond apology
Having to rely on others can be a humbling, even necessary experience for many. From a simple “hold the door please” to having your neighbour...
Sassa urges patience, assures grants will be paid despite difficulties
Sassa urges patience, assures grants will be paid despite difficulties
Social grant beneficiaries who draw their money at ATMs might have to wait a little longer to access it.
CPS drops its rate for social grant payments
CPS drops its rate for social grant payments
For now, Cash Paymaster Services (CPS) is prepared to charge the South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) R45 to pay social grants in cash,...
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...
Sassa crisis: Dlamini and Bhengu set to explain why they shouldn't be held liable
Sassa crisis: Dlamini and Bhengu set to explain why they shouldn't be held liable
Embattled minister in the presidency for women Bathabile Dlamini and Sassa acting CEO Pearl Bhengu have been given until Monday to explain why they...
Sassa: New cash payments service provider only ready by July
Sassa: New cash payments service provider only ready by July
The search for a new service provider to assist the South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) with cash payments of social grants will only be...
Sassa admits to having no feasible contingency plan for cash payments of grants
Sassa admits to having no feasible contingency plan for cash payments of grants
The South African Social Security Agency's (Sassa) contingency plan to manage the cash component of the social grants system, were the Constitutional Court to deny an extension of the invalid CPS contract, was only work in progress, its acting CEO has said....
Sassa and Sapo (mostly) ready on grants
Sassa and Sapo (mostly) ready on grants
Come April 1, beneficiaries will receive their social grants, but the South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) will still need the help of Cash...

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