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.
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
National treasury has recommended that Net1 UEPS Technologies be paid 24% less than it’s requesting for a six month extension to pay social welfare grants at cash pay points. In documents submitted to the constitutional