Social Grants

Dlamini’s departure ends a career characterised by incompetence and arrogance

ANCWL president remains defiant and plays the victim to the end as she bows out as an MP

How state funds are sliced up

At R375-billion, education is the fastest-growing expense on the government’s bill

Top NPA prosecutors lacked the will to probe foreign bribery cases, inquiry hears

Senior prosecutor Chris Macadam detailed, to the Mokgoro inquiry, how he was sidelined from foreign bribery cases

Net1 subsidiary goes to court to compel Sassa to pay grants into its accounts

Moneyline claims that the South African Social Security Agency has moved beneficiaries to the South African Post Office against their will

Sassa: Get new cards or risk not getting grant payouts

The social security agency says it will not extend the December deadline to switch to the new Sassa cards

Editorial: If we don’t fix it, IMF may

'We should fully expect that the IMF’s main focus would be our costly civil service and bloated, indebted and dysfunctional state-owned enterprises'

SA’s ‘welfare state’ is in trouble

The government has to make tough decisions about social grants in the face of poor economic performance

Editorial: Sassa’s misstep is beyond apology

'How far can you fall in the three days that you stood in line, having been forced to borrow money to pay taxi fares to get to a collection point?'

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

For now, Cash Paymaster Services is prepared to charge Sassa R45 to pay social grants in cash, rather than its initial pitch of R66.70 per beneficiary

Sassa cancels tender process to find CPS replacement

Sassa's invalid contract with Cash Paymaster Services was extended for six months by the ConCourt in March

Sassa: New cash payments service provider only ready by July

The agency admitted in court papers there was no feasible solution to assist around 2.8-million beneficiaries before the April 1 deadline

Latest

South African tourism to be hit hard by coronavirus

The stream of about 100 000 Chinese tourists to South Africa each year has dried up for now, MPs told

Public transport inequality

The Competition Commission’s market inquiry reveals that South Africa’s public transport system remains skewed by class, advantaging middle- and high-income earners

Court date finally set for death in detention Haffejee inquest

Another apartheid-era death will be investigated after NPA pressured to finally act

Press Releases

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income

SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

New scheme to be launched following the biggest B-BBEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history

TFSAs are the gymnasts of the retirement savings world

The idea is to get South Africans to save, but it's best to do your research first to find out if a TFSA is really suited to your needs

Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences

Making sense of tax-free savings and investment

Have you made the most of your tax-free investment contributions?

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.