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Find out who didn’t make the cut for Ramaphosa’s Cabinet

President Cyril Ramaphosa's Cabinet has been lauded for its inclusion of youthful faces and women.

More trauma for abused schoolboys

Parktown Boys’ High parents are angry with the way social workers have handled the case

#GBVSummit: ‘We have not budgeted for failure’ — Shabangu

As the two-day summit came to end, a declaration was reached and the mood was mostly triumphant, but it didn’t go without a few stumbling blocks

‘Double social grants for six months’

The social development department has made an extraordinary recession-busting proposal

Sassa: The more things change …

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

Dodgy official ‘parachuted’ into Sassa

Staff say Benedicta Monama knows little about the agency and highlight her controversial past

PSA claims victory over Sassa

The PSA and the agency have not been able to reach an agreement on wage increases for workers since the union tabled its demands in February

Sassa strike will ‘cripple’ operations – PSA

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

No social grant pay points have been closed ― Shabangu

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

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

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

Shabangu suspends new grant payment tender

The minister needs more time to appoint an evaluating team that is better equipped to judge tender proposals

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

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

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SA justice delays extradition of paedophile to UK

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Transport Month

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Limpopo’s Economic Recovery Plan to fight Covid-19 impact

Billions have been set aside to help farmers and industries get back on their feet as part of the Limpopo Socio-Economic Recovery Plan

Disrupt the corrupt

Whistle-blowers should be seen as real heroes in the fight against corruption and we need a change in culture for this to happen

Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

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