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Post Office off to grim start on social grants

After facing a worst-case scenario in which thousands of social grant beneficiaries have found themselves empty-handed since the start of July, the South African Post Office said it cannot guarantee a payment

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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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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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Net1 ousted from welfare deal

The Post Office will take over the distribution of welfare grants from current service provider Net1 UEPS Technologies, minister in the presidency Jeff Radebe said on Sunday. The agreement between the South Africa

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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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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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