South African Post Office

Competitors take on the post office

Blamed by many South Africans for offering a shoddy service, the embattled institution faces financial strain and serious competition

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

Bathabile Dlamini slapped with court costs, possible perjury probe

The Constitutional Court has ruled that Bathabile Dlamini is personally liable for 20% of costs of last year's Sassa debacle

Sassa: The more things change …

The social development minister is following in the footsteps of her predecessor

Talk of state spending rings hollow

Rand jitters question the state’s ability to provide an economic stimulus and to continue to bail out parastatals

Post office yields to critical union demands

In an effort to end strike action, the state-owned entity has answered the call for permanent jobs

Post office wage talks deadlocked

Sapo chief executive Mark Barnes says the entity could not afford the 12% wage hike

Post Office strike halts payment to grant beneficiaries

The workers say they have not received a wage hike in three years. They are demanding a 12% wage increase

Over 5 million social grant beneficiaries to pay R10 “bank charge”

Sassa has assured MPs that all grants will be paid from April 1

ConCourt allows extension of Sassa’s contract with CPS for 6 months

The ConCourt has granted Sassa's application to extend its contract with Cash Paymaster Services CPS) by another six months.

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

Sassa and Sapo (mostly) ready on grants

The agency will meet the deadline to pay 17-million grant beneficiaries, but it will still need the help of CPS to do so

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State capture commission granted a 13-month extension

Judge Wendy Hughes says this is the final extension because finality is "owed to the nation"

eThekwini commuters pay for council’s contracts

Perhaps a commission of inquiry can shine the spotlight on public transport in Durban, where bus and taxi passengers have to contend with fare increases and disrupted services

Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip: The guerilla priest

From his adventures with Steve Biko to his support for shack dwellers in KwaZulu-Natal, Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip has always walked the talk of radical Christianity

Press Releases

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

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.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs