South African Social Security Agency

More than 1.8m grant beneficiaries migrated to new Sassa card

Social development minister Susan Shabangu said they had also taken legal action against CPS employees who interfered with migration progress.

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

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

Striking PSA workers taken to labour court

The PSA received court papers on Monday to say that the department of social development would apply for an interdict to stop the strike

Sassa strike will ‘cripple’ operations – PSA

The PSA has been engaged in prolonged and conflict-ridden wage negotiations

Sassa strike won’t disrupt grants payouts, says public servants union

The strike is planned from June  11 and will take place on days when there are no pay outs

PSA plans for ‘Day of Rage’, indefinite strike

The PSA says it will begin a fresh round of strike action on Monday June 11, starting with protests it is calling a "Day of Rage".

No social grant pay points have been closed ― Shabangu

Social development minister says the transition from CPS to Sapo will closely involve all beneficiaries

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

Shabangu promises Sassa will comply with ConCourt order

Social development minister promises Sassa grants will continue to be paid and that their obligations to the Constitutional Court will be met

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Worship during lockdown – in a different way

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Slice of life: ‘People have more compassion’

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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