South African Social Security Agency

Judge Ngoepe: Bathabile Dlamani ‘evasive’ during inquiry

The inquiry was instituted last year to investigate whether the former minister should be held liable for the costs in the Sassa debacle.

Sassa to recoup R2-million spent on Bathabile Dlamini’s children

The minister told Parliament last year that her children were receiving threats and she had sought private security for them

Sassa crisis: Dlamini and Bhengu set to explain why they shouldn’t be held liable

The ConCourt has ordered Dlamini and Bhengu to explain why they should not be held liable for extension of the CPS contract

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

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

CPS ordered to pay back R316-million

Sassa paid CPS after the company claimed it had enrolled more grant recipients and beneficiaries than it had been contracted to provides services for.

One week left as Sassa scrambles

Social security staff are in a tizz, fretting that no backup plan is in place to pay grants come April 1

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 admits to having no feasible contingency plan for cash payments of grants

In court papers, Bhengu said there was still no 'feasible' contingency plan that will guarantee cash payments on April 1

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

WATCH LIVE: Sassa and Sapo briefing media on progress with social grants

With less than a month to transfer core components of the scheme to CPS, Sassa has to answer how it will deliver cash-based social grants

Sassa, Post Office to give briefing on progress in social grant payments migration

The agency has less than a month to fully migrate core components of the grants scheme from Cash Paymaster Services, as ordered by the ConCourt

Sassa: There will be chaos if CPS contract is not extended, court hears

Roughly 2.8-million beneficiaries will not get their grant payments if the contract with CPS is not extended, the agency argued in court papers.

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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

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders