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25 May 2017
                       
 
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11 May 2017
 
 
 
 
Sassa to appeal High Court ruling on deductions
POLITICS
South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) will appeal a High Court order granting service provider Net1 permission to continue making deductions from beneficiaries' accounts, it said on...
 
 
10 May 2017
 
We thought it would be easier - Dlamini 'disappointed' by Net1 ruling
SOCIAL GRANTS
Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini says she is disappointed that the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria ruled that Net1 can continue to make deductions from recipient's social grants....
 
 
 
 
Daily Podcast – May 10, 2017
Podcast
Making headlines: Black Sash says Sassa ruling is devastating ANC says Judge’s reasoning on Zuma’s decision to reshuffle was political And, Dlamini-Zuma says don't judge her because she is Zuma’s...
 
 
Sassa ruling devastating – Black Sash
RULING
A ruling by the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria on Tuesday allowing social grant payment provider Net1 to continue deducting money from the bank accounts of grant beneficiaries was...
 
 
09 May 2017
 
Net1 can keep making social grant deductions, court rules
SOCIAL GRANTS
Social grant payment provider Net1 can continue making deductions from people’s grants, the High Court in Pretoria ruled on Tuesday. Acting Judge Corrie van der Westhuizen ordered that amendments...
 
 
11 Apr 2017
 
Dangor says he warned against 'immoral' CPS contract
SOCIAL GRANTS
Former social development director general Zane Dangor says he warned in October last year that it might be “immoral” to extend the grants payment contract with Cash Paymaster Services (CPS)...
 
 
18 Mar 2017
 
Net1: CPS commits to ensuring payouts of 17 million grants
STATEMENT
Following on the Constitutional Court Ruling yesterday, the Board of  Net 1 UEPS Technologies, Inc. (NasdaqGS: UEPS; JSE: NT1) has issued this statement: Cash Paymaster Services (Pty) Ltd (CPS), a...
 
 
17 Mar 2017
 
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...
 
 
CW: Sassa: Corruption Watch celebrates multiple triumphs for democracy in South Africa
STATEMENT
Today’s judgment by the Constitutional Court regarding the payment of social grants by the South African Social Services Agency (Sassa) and Cash Paymaster Services (CPS) was a resounding win for...
 
 
16 Mar 2017
 
PAC: CPS and Net1 are absolute shameless mashonisa/loan sharks
STATEMENT
The foreign greedy and selfish imperial gangsters under the guise of CPS and Net1 should be taught a lesson. They arrogantly, illegally steal and deduct monies from our elders. They lack respect...
 
 
15 Mar 2017
 
Dlamini places blame on Sassa CEO
SOCIAL GRANTS
Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini has effectively thrown Sassa CEO Thokozani Magwaza under the bus, saying he did not follow her advice and that he was engaging with the Post Office...
 
 
If there's no new contract by Thursday, grants may not be paid – CPS
SOCIAL GRANTS
If the South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) and Treasury do not agree to a new interim contract with Cash Paymaster Services (CPS) by Thursday, the social grants distributor may not be able...
 
 
02 Mar 2017
 
 
 
Watchdog parliamentary committee summons minister over grant crisis
POLITICS
Parliament’s Standing Committee on Public Accounts, (Scopa), has summoned Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini for questioning on the impending welfare grant crisis. Dlamini was due to...
 
 
26 Feb 2017
 
SACP: SACP 13th Congress Central Committee 19th plenary session statement
STATEMENT
The SACP Central Committee met in Johannesburg over the weekend of 24th-26th February. The CC discussed a political report presented by the national secretariat, focusing on the challenges posed by...
 
 
 
                       
 
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