Author Ray Mahlaka

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The start of another Sassa crisis?

The suspension of the tender process by social services agency Sassa to find a new service provider that will be responsible for cash payments to 2.5m elderly and disabled beneficiaries has raised fears of a sequel

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Sassa wants CPS to have more powers

Social security agency Sassa wants to give Net1 subsidiary Cash Paymaster Services (CPS) more powers in the distribution of social grants if its invalid contract is extended for an additional six months from

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Net1 looks to life beyond Sassa

Net1 UEPS Technologies, the parent company of social grants distributor Cash Paymaster Services, plans to roll out banking services to underserved consumers – some of whom are social grant recipients – after its

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CPS set to be paymaster for a while longer

Incumbent social grants distributor Cash Paymaster Services might swoop in again at the last minute to help the South African Social Security Agency avoid a crisis that would place the livelihoods of the country’s most

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Mounting fears of new Sassa crisis

The Post Office and civil rights group Black Sash have raised concerns about delays and frustrations caused by the South African Social Security Agency in the agency’s process of phasing out the invalid

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New deadline might be set for digital migration

The ANC has agreed that SA’s migration from analogue to digital terrestrial television should happen in June 2019, the party’s communications subcommittee chairperson Jackson Mthembu confirmed on Wednesday

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Mark Barnes pulls trump card in Sassa contract fight

Post Office CEO Mark Barnes has pulled a trump card in the state-owned enterprise’s fight for a contract with the South African Social Security Agency to distribute social grants. Negotiations between Sassa and the Post Office have

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