In The News South Africa

MPs accuse Sassa of bad faith

PARLIAMENT, August 15 – MPs on Tuesday accused the South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) of dragging its feet in negotiations with the South African Post Office on taking over grant payments in a bid to force an extension of Cash Paymaster Services’s controversial contract with the state entity. Sassa told Parliament’s watchdog Standing Committee on Public […]

In The News South Africa

Scopa gives Sassa two weeks to submit strategic plan

  PARLIAMENT – Parliament’s watchdog public accounts committee (Scopa) on Tuesday, gave the Social Security Agency’s of South Africa (Sassa) a fortnight to submit a detailed strategic plan on taking over welfare grant payments after it struggled to provide detail on preparations, seemingly for fear of contradicting Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini. The demand followed […]