Sassa and Sapo agreement date pushed back yet again

The striking of the elusive deal between the South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) and the South African Post Office (Sapo) has been pushed back yet again. MP’s at a joint meeting in Parliament on Tuesday heard that an offer to the Post Office to build an integrated IT payment system for a new “hybrid” […]
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EXCLUSIVE: Cash Paymaster Systems made R1-billion profit paying social grants

Over the past five years Cash Paymaster Systems recorded a pre-tax profit of R1.1-billion from paying social grants on behalf of the government, the outsourced service provider told the Constitutional Court on Tuesday. After tax the net profit came to R705-million, the now infamous American-listed company said. That translates to a profit to shareholders of […]
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NEW SASSA CEO’S INDEPENDENCE ALREADY QUESTIONED – FRIENDS WITH BENEFITS

Insiders at Sassa have reportedly labelled Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini’s relationship with Bhengu as problematic, questioning her independence. Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini and the South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) are back in the spotlight with reports on Friday morning that Sassa’s new acting CEO Pearl Bhengu is in business with Dlamini’s daughter. […]
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