Workers Go On Strike At Sassa


JOHANNESBURG: Nehawu’s main bone of contention is the roll-out of a biometric system for beneficiaries.  Workers downed tools on Wednesday at the South African Social Security Agency (Sassa), which provides welfare grants to millions of poor people, […]

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 […]