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The CEO of Net1 UEPS Technologies, which has the contract to distribute South Africa’s R129bn in annual welfare payments, said he isn’t “remotely concerned” about the outcome of a court case that could stop deductions for services such as funeral

Government is facing a counter legal challenge in a dispute with Net1 UEPS Technologies with a rights group demanding that it protect welfare recipients from companies that are allegedly selling the nation’s poorest

South African welfare-grant distributor Net1 UEPS Technologies said a state agency has breached the constitution by amending regulations to prevent deductions from the payments to some of the country’s

The 16,9m people receiving welfare payments from South Africa’s government into bank accounts should have the right to choose between financial services companies, according to the country’s central bank. A contract awarded by the South

Electronic payments company Net1 UEPS Technologies has launched a court challenge of a government decision to limit direct deductions from social grants. Net1 division Cash Paymaster Services won a R10bn grants tender

South Africans trust Eskom marginally more than President Jacob Zuma, according to an Ipsos survey. Zuma scored 53,1 out of 100 (with 100 signifying a perfect reputation), while Eskom scored 53,4 points. The poll was done through 3 617 face-to-face interviews with randomly selected

There is no plan to reissue a R10bn social grants tender after it ends in 2017, says the South African Social Security Agency. In 2012, Cash Paymaster Services, a division of JSE-listed Net1 UEPS Technologies, won the Sassa tender to distribute grant payments to over 10m recipients.

Electronic payments company Net1 UEPS Technologies faces the prospect of hanging onto South Africa’s R10bn social grants tender until 2017. This is after the state-owned South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) dismissed three new bids for the contract. In April 2014, the