Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini says South Africa Social Security Agency (Sassa) and the Post Office have agreed to have the National Treasury act as a mediator in their dispute regarding the payment of social grants.
The Social Security Agency (Sassa) and the South African Post Office (Sapo) will on Wednesday return to the negotiating table after significant pressure from MPs to reach an agreement over the distribution of social grants.
Associate Professor at the University of Johannesburg, Tessa Hochfeld says she believes the South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) will have no choice but to stick to its current service provider, Cash Paymaster Services (CPS), for now.
A joint meeting of Parliament’s Standing Committee on Public Accounts (Scopa) and the Portfolio Committee on Social Development will on Tuesday meet with the South African Social Security Agency (Sassa).
The Social Development Department has announced that it has offered the Post Office only one of the four services required by Sassa to pay social grants. Briefing the media in East London, Minister Bathabile Dlamini says Sassa requires an integrated payment system, banking services, card body production and provision of cash payment services. However, she […]