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CPS accused of blocking transfer of social grants

Panel of experts recommends legal action

By Barbara Maregele - 20 June 2018
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SASSA now open on Saturdays and Sundays

Social grant recipients asked lots of questions at an information event. Here are some of the answers

By Barbara Maregele - 14 June 2018
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Post Office to pay all social grants, including cash

MPs call for government to investigate CPS dealings

By Barbara Maregele - 7 June 2018
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Constitutional Court cuts CPS down to size

Company told to charge R16.44 to pay cash grants, not R45

By Barbara Maregele - 31 May 2018
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CPS drops its rate for social grant payments

Company prepared to accept R45 per cash beneficiary - for now

By Barbara Maregele - 28 May 2018
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Treasury shoots down CPS social grant payment fee

R51 recommended to Constitutional Court instead of R67 per cash beneficiary

By Barbara Maregele - 3 May 2018
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SASSA tells NET1 to retract “misleading” pamphlet

Company told to apologise to social grant beneficiaries

By Barbara Maregele - 25 April 2018
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Durban woman’s pension vanishes in unexplained loans

CPS promises to refund beneficiary while it investigates

By Zimbili Vilakazi - 23 April 2018
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Correcting social grant deductions is “expensive” and “inefficient”

Beneficiaries struggle to get back money taken in fraudulent debits to their accounts

By Barbara Maregele - 23 April 2018
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New SASSA cards to be launched countrywide in May

Worcester beneficiaries among first group to get new cards

By Barbara Maregele - 19 April 2018
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Social grant payouts go smoothly in Western Cape

SASSA says over 900,000 people have been successfully paid so far in the province

By Barbara Maregele - 9 April 2018
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SASSA says Grindrod bank charge is “disingenuous”

SASSA card users will be charged R10 a month plus ATM withdrawal charges

By Aidan Jones - 29 March 2018
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Over 5 million social grant beneficiaries to pay R10 “bank charge”

SASSA assures MPs that all grants will be paid from 1 April

By Barbara Maregele - 28 March 2018
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Constitutional Court gives social grant payment company six-month extension

High Court rules that CPS must pay back its profits

By Zoë Postman - 23 March 2018
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Advocate accuses Dlamini of lying

Former minister is trying to avoid being held personally liable for court costs

By Zoë Postman - 20 March 2018
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2.5 million people at risk of not receiving social grants on time

Provincial heads at the South African Social Security Agency briefed Parliament on contingency plans

By Barbara Maregele - 16 March 2018