social grants

 
How state funds are sliced up
How state funds are sliced up
Ten years ago, South Africa set aside R54-billion to pay interest on its debt. Today, R202-billion, or 11% of the total budget, is used to service...
Top NPA prosecutors lacked the will to probe foreign bribery cases, inquiry hears
Top NPA prosecutors lacked the will to probe foreign bribery cases, inquiry hears
Top level prosecutors at the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) lacked the will to investigate allegations of cross-national bribery, senior...
Net1 subsidiary goes to court to compel Sassa to pay grants into its accounts
Net1 subsidiary goes to court to compel Sassa to pay grants into its accounts
The battle by companies to profit from social grants rages on with another round of court action, this time between the South African Social...
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...

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