South African Social Security Agency

Thousands convicted for social grant fraud

<b>Thandi Sibanyoni</b> said that most fraud cases are "related to private beneficiaries".

Social grants reaching citizens countrywide

SASSA engages with citizens via media campaigns and mobile offices built into trucks that drive out to far-flung rural areas.

Social grant reviews essential

Millions of citizens receive social grants from the government but to cut out fraud all beneficiary cases face a review process.

Human dignity at core of social services

<b>Bandile Maqetuka</b> believes that any citizen who applies for a social grant should "be treated with respect and dignity".

Social grants ensure citizen development

SASSA is currently responsible for the disbursement of 10.5 million grants to more than 15 million beneficiaries each month.

Social Development month enhances service delivery

Social Development Month will be launched in Mokgophong, Limpopo province, on October 4.

More woes for Sassa

The South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) is forking out an additional R15-million this year to plug its financial management skills gap.

Social grants cost billions

Contractors take huge chunk of budget.


WATCH IT AGAIN: Ramaphosa addresses the nation on measures to contain Covid-19

President Cyril Ramaphosa addressed the nation on the continuing efforts to contain the spread of Covid-19. This included the extension of the national lockdown by another two weeks

More than 900 Americans to be evacuated from South Africa

Three flights are expected to leave South Africa over two days, embassy spokesperson says

Yeoville can police itself, thank you

In the Johannesburg suburb, neat queues are enforced, physical distances maintained and fights stopped by its community policing forum

Press Releases

Rahima Moosa Hospital nursing college introduces no-touch facial recognition access system

The new system allows the hospital to enrol people’s faces immediately, using artificial intelligence, and integrates easily with existing access control infrastructure, including card readers and biometrics

Everyone’s talking about it. Even Kentucky

Earlier this year South African fried chicken fast-food chain, Chicken Licken®, launched a campaign for their wallet-friendly EasyBucks® meals, based on the idea of ‘Everyone’s talking about it.’

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world