Author Ray Mahlaka


Delays threaten social grants handover

Although the South African Social Security Agency has given the Post Office an offer to distribute social grants, a scathing report by a panel of experts and the auditor-general has warned that incumbent Cash Paymaster Services


Business body expels ‘corrupt’ Eskom, Transnet

Business Leadership South Africa (BLSA) has suspended the membership of both Eskom and Transnet with immediate effect, citing the state-owned enterprises’ connection with “extensive allegations of corrupt behaviour over


Telkom shares plummet on government sale plans

Investors in Telkom gave its shares a dressing down on Tuesday in the wake of continued plans by the government to sell part of its shares in the fixed-line group to fund the bail out of cash-strapped South African


Post Office set to sign Sassa payments deal

If the embattled South Africa Social Security Agency makes good on its promise, the South African Post Office will be contracted to take over social grant payments from incumbent Cash Paymaster Services in the next seven


Court orders probe into grants fiasco

The constitutional court has ordered the social development department and the South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) to begin an investigation over whether minister Bathabile Dlamini should be held personally


Outrage over Belamant’s millions

Net1 UEPS Technologies’ two largest shareholders, the International Finance Corp and Allan Gray, have expressed shock at the whopping R265m golden handshake that outgoing CEO Serge Belamant will be paid.


Delayed payouts still haunt MTN Zakhele

MTN Zakhele, the black economic empowerment scheme of telecommunications giant MTN Group, said it’s still processing payments to shareholders who opted to cash in their shares after the scheme expired in November last year


R6bn cost for Sassa to take over grants

Social development minister Bathabile Dlamini has claimed that it will cost R6bn for the South Africa Social Security Agency to take over social grant payments from Net1’s subsidiary Cash Paymaster Services. This is the first time that