First National Bank is deploying mobile ATMs in parts of KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng hit by recent large-scale looting as a temporary measure while it rebuilds infrastructure destroyed in the riots.
Cash Paymaster Services, which used to pay out social grants on behalf of the South African Social Security Agency, is to go into liquidation.
The website of the South African Social Security Agency, which is responsible for paying social grants, has been down for days following a hacking incident.
The supreme court of appeal ruled on Thursday that it is up to the social development department to consider drafting legislation that will protect social grant beneficiaries from predatory practices.
A judgment by the constitutional court that compels former social development minister Bathabile Dlamini to pay 20% of the legal costs associated with the social grants fiasco out of her own pocket is a significant development.
South Africa’s top court ordered former social development minister Bathabile Dlamini to pay a portion of the costs related to legal processes stemming from a dispute over the country’s welfare-grants system.
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
Cash Paymaster Services, the subsidiary of tech giant Net1 UEPS, is facing fresh allegations of using “dirty tricks” to sabotage the South African Post Office’s efforts to become the sole social grants distributor over the
As social grants agency Sassa gave an update on the migration of social grant payments from Cash Paymaster Services to the Post Office, its senior management team has told parliament of plans to
Net1 UEPS CEO Herman Kotzé has downplayed the cash crunch faced by its social grant-distributing subsidiary Cash Paymaster Services, yet fears are growing that nearly two million elderly and disabled beneficiaries might