social grants

 
Sapo finally gets the nod to prove grants scheme capacity
Sapo finally gets the nod to prove grants scheme capacity
The South African Post Office (Sapo) has finally been given first rights to provide core functions and services in a new hybrid social grant...
How you will pay for Zuma's free education plan
How you will pay for Zuma's free education plan
The government is considering drastic budget cuts to fund free higher education, including cutting social grants, freezing the roll-out of RDP...
Dlamini: Sassa opts for tender process after Post Office deal downscaled
Dlamini: Sassa opts for tender process after Post Office deal downscaled
Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini says Sassa will use an open tender process to find providers for three services, after the South...
New Sassa crisis looms as it goes back to drawing board on grants
New Sassa crisis looms as it goes back to drawing board on grants
The South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) has announced that it will now restart...
Dlamini, Sassa face possible summons after no-show in Parliament
Dlamini, Sassa face possible summons after no-show in Parliament
The portfolio committee on social development will take legal advice on the possibility of summonsing Social Development Minister Bathabile...
Letters to the editor: August 28 to September 1 2017
Letters to the editor: August 28 to September 1 2017
Despite South Africa being an economic power on the continent, the nation’s $294.8-billion in gross domestic product masks the poverty and...
The third of us who live with so little
The third of us who live with so little
New data from Stats SA show that, despite a decline in poverty between 2006 and 2013, it has started to rise again. The latest Poverty Trends in...
​Net1 scores in social grant ruling
​Net1 scores in social grant ruling
United States-listed company Net1 was having a good week. On Friday it announced that it had signed up another 150 000 South Africans, mostly...
Money Magda kicks Net1 butt
Money Magda kicks Net1 butt
Magda Wierzycka was just 13 years old when she and her family fled communist Poland, crossing the border illegally in the dead of night. Her...
World Bank's IFC, Allan Gray rush to curb fallout of grants debacle
World Bank's IFC, Allan Gray rush to curb fallout of grants debacle
The World Bank’s private sector arm, the International Finance Corporation (IFC), insists it made the right call when it decided to buy a stake...
South Africa’s constitution is under attack
South Africa’s constitution is under attack
South Africa’s Constitution,...
Social grants crisis tests the powers of Constitutional Court
Social grants crisis tests the powers of Constitutional Court
The Constitutional Court is once again being asked to deal with a highly politically charged matter that affects South Africa's government. The last time was over the question of President Jacob Zuma’s failure to repay state money spent on his personal...

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