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Over 70 bank cards and 37 Sassa cards seized in NCape, four arrested

JOHANNESBURG- Four people were arrested in Prieska after over 70 bank cards and over 37 South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) pension cards were seized, Northern Cape police said.   On Monday, spokesperson Brigadier Mohale Ramatseba said members of the Kimberley public order policing (POP) and De Aar Crime Intelligence arrested a man in Prieska in connection with money laundering, and […]

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Sassa and Post Office agree on new social grants payment system

PRETORIA, December 10 – The South African Post Office (Sapo) and the South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) have reached agreement on a new grants payment system, Minister in the Presidency responsible for Planning, Monitoring, and Evaluation Jeff Radebe announced on Sunday.   The new “hybrid” system would also allow for participation by other partners, […]

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Provisional deal struck on social grants between Sassa and SA Post Office

PARLIAMENT, November 21 – A tentative deal has been struck between the South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) and the South African Post Office (Sapo) on the latter taking over the payment of social grants, it emerged in Parliament on Tuesday. Briefing Parliament’s standing committee on public accounts and its portfolio committee on social development, […]

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Treasury given a week to evaluate post office bid to take over social grant payments

PARLIAMENT, November 2 – MPs have given National Treasury a week from Wednesday night, to evaluate the capability of the South African Post Office (Sapo) to take over the payment of welfare grants in the country. National Treasury director general Dondo Mohajane was drafted to intervene after negotiations between Sapo and the South African Social […]