South African Social Security Agency

Land reform is about more than just land

On paper, the Bino family of Kowa (formerly Elliot), Eastern Cape, are a land reform success story. In 2000, they applied...

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

Bathabile Dlamini the latest to resign from Parliament

The ANC Women’s League president is the third MP to walk away in two days

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

Offline horrors hit home affairs

One of the department’s centres was unavailable for 130 out of SA’s 248 working days in the past year

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

Dlamini, Gigaba ‘acted dishonestly’, not fit to hold office — DA

The DA filed papers in the high court on Monday, challenging President Cyril Ramaphosa's reappointment of Malusi Gigaba and Bathabile Dlamini

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

Parents neglect kids to care for themselves

The four children who died on Sunday after a fire burnt down their home are being remembered by the community and their schools in Alexandra

Sassa: The more things change …

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

Bureaucracy, power and grants: When a pen may be as mighty as the scalpel

Go inside this unspoken ethical dilemma South African doctors face every day.

Grants back in court

In May last year the high court ruled that CPS could continue to deduct money for airtime, loans and electricity from social grant beneficiaries

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Coronavirus: South Africa will evacuate citizens from Wuhan

The government is expected to evacuate citizens from Wuhan, where the coronavirus outbreak originated

Primedia CEO Essack leaves following internal battles

Omar Essack leaves the 702 and 94.7 owners after a protracted standoff with the board

LIVE BLOG: Fin Min Tito Mboweni presents the 2020 budget

The budget is usually scheduled for the second-last Wednesday in February, and the ratings agencies deliver their decisions after assessing the country’s plans for the fiscal year ahead

Press Releases

Over R400-m given to businesses since launch of three-minute overdraft

The 3-minute overdraft radically reduces the time it takes for businesses to have their working capital needs met

Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

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

Digging deep

Automation is unstoppable, but if we're strategic about its implementation, it presents major opportunities

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