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28 March 2017
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Opposition parties welcome ConCourt ruling on Sassa debacle
SOCIAL GRANTS
Opposition parties were unanimous on Friday in welcoming the Constitutional Court ruling which temporarily resolved the South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) debacle that threatened millions...
 
 
 
 
CPS was trying to coerce us, says Sassa
SOCIAL GRANTS
The South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) has lashed out at Cash Paymaster Services (CPS) for trying to “coerce” it into a new contract that had unfavourable terms to continue distributing...
 
 
 
 
Zuma signs three proclamations for SIU investigations
POLITICS
President Jacob Zuma has signed off on three proclamations for the Special Investigating Unit (SIU) to conduct probes into, among others, maladministration and the unlawful spending of money, his...
 
 
 
 
ConCourt's grants ruling a victory - DA
POLITICS
The Democratic Alliance (DA) says the Constitutional Court's ruling on Friday was a victory for social grant beneficiaries. "The DA welcomes the fact that the 17-million social grants will be paid...
 
 
 
 
Grants situation 'could have been dealt with much better' - ANC
SOCIAL GRANTS
The African National Congress (ANC) on Friday welcomed the Constitutional Court's ruling on the social grants crisis, and said the situation could have been better handled. "The situation could...
 
 
 
 
Bathabile Dlamini sorry for causing anxiety, fear
POLITICS
Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini on Friday apologised unreservedly to millions of grant beneficiaries for the anxiety she had put them through. "The minister wants to apologise to all...
 
 
 
 
I will not vote ANC anymore - Mandela's eldest granddaughter
POLITICS
Former president Nelson Mandela's eldest granddaughter Ndileka says she will not vote for the African National Congress (ANC) anymore, citing the social grants crisis and Life Esidimeni tragedy as...
 
 
ANC welcomes court ruling on grants fiasco
SOCIAL GRANTS
South Africa's ruling African National Congress (ANC) on Friday welcomed a top court decision ordering the government to pay social grants on April 1 via its current provider, a bid to end a fiasco...
 
 
Scopa welcomes ConCourt judgement on social grants contract
SOCIAL GRANTS
Parliament’s Standing Committee on Public Accounts (Scopa) has welcomed the Constitutional Court judgement on the South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) and Cash Paymaster Services (CPS)...
 
 
Constitutional Court extends CPS contract for another year
SOCIAL GRANTS
The Constitutional Court on Friday ordered that Cash Paymaster Services (CPS) should continue paying welfare grants to some 11-million South Africans for another year, on the same terms set out in...
 
 
ConCourt to hand down Sassa judgment
SOCIAL GRANTS
The Constitutional Court will hand down the much anticipated judgment in the South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) matter on Friday. The judgment is expected to be handed down at 10:00.
 
 
 
 
The DA will never recall Zille - ANCYL KZN
POLITICS
The Democratic Alliance (DA) will never recall Helen Zille because she is still the leader of the party, said the African National Congress Youth League (ANCYL) in KZN's provincial secretary...
 
 
Zille's tweets makes it difficult to attract black voters - DA Western Cape Leader
POLITICS
Acting Democratic Alliance (DA)Western Cape leader Bonginkosi Madikizela says former party leader Helen Zille's controversial tweets about colonialism on Thursday may result in a loss of voter...
 
 
Outrage over Helen Zille's colonialism tweets
POLITICS
The former leader of South Africa's main opposition party has sparked public outcry over a series of social media posts that suggested colonialism brought benefits to the country. "For those...
 
 
ANC members must find a formula that will unite party – Mkhize
POLITICS
The African National Congress (ANC) hopes its members avoid friction among themselves in the lead up to its 54th national conference, says party treasurer general Zweli Mkhize. He made the comments...
 
 
 
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