The Post Office will no longer pay beneficiaries of the social relief of distress R350 grant at its branches, blaming long queues for the decision.
The constitutional court has ruled that there’s no reason for Cash Paymaster Services to delay providing documents on its expenses and income from its social grants contract.
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