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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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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

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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

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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

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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

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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