Social Grant Fiasco Should Never Happen Again – Sassa CEO

Social Development Minister Susan Shabangu and Sassa acting CEO Abraham Mahlangu said dodgy deals will be exposed. PICTURE: Lindile Mbontsi

JOHANNESBURG: Thousands of social grant beneficiaries could not access their funds in July, following the switch to a new payment system. The acting chief executive of the South African Social Security Agency (Sassa), Abraham Mahlangu has promised that steps […]

Sapo Issues 1 Million New Sassa Cards


JOHANNESBURG: The South African Post Office says it has managed to swap the old cards of more than 1 million social grant beneficiaries to the new Sassa card issued by Postbank. This after South African Social Security […]

Shabangu Wants SASSA Saga Concluded By September


CAPE TOWN: Social Development Minister Susan Shabangu says that by September she wants the social grants saga concluded once and for all. Shabangu has suspended a tender for a new contractor to distribute cash payments. This poses […]