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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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Sassa looks to phase out cash payments

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

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Cash crunch raises fears of social grant fiasco

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

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Sassa cancels payments tender

The South African Social Security Agency has cancelled its tender for a service provider to handle the cash payment of welfare grants to millions of poor people, according to social development minister Susan

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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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Social grants tender process suspended

Social development minister Susan Shabangu has suspended the tender process aimed at securing a new distributor for the country’s social security cash payments for millions of people, after G4S lodged a

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