Sassa & CPS grants contract may be extended beyond September
A panel overseeing the institutionalisation of social grant payments says it's particularly concerned over cash payments as Sassa is closing thousands of pay points.
End of the road for CT's Foreshore Freeway Precinct development
The project was due to alleviate congestion in the inner city by completing the infamous unfinished highways.
Eskom has started process of conducting lifestyle audits - Gordhan
The Special Investigating Unit has already, in April, been instructed to conduct lifestyle audits on those figured in corruption at Eskom and Transnet.
Treasury expects review report on VAT zero-rated items by end of July
The independent panel, established in March, has received public submissions and held hearings on whether the list of 19 items should be expanded
Can another no confidence motion in De Lille succeed?
There are differing views among political analysts about the extent of the damage that could result from the ongoing saga between the DA and Patricia De Lille.
Sassa: 83% of social grants paid following technical problems
The agency says the balance of beneficiaries who have not yet been paid, are those who choose to collect their grants later in the month, or who have not yet attempted to withdraw their money.
Nene: Govt depts will also feel pinch of fuel price hike
Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene says the price of petrol has the greatest impact on government departments whose service delivery mandates involve significant car travel.
Patricia de Lille’s battle with DA set to intensify
The City of Cape Town mayor could face another motion of confidence when the council meets next week.
ANC in CT unlikely to support De Lille no confidence motion
While the ANC says it still believes Patricia De Lille has a case to answer for regarding security improvements at her home, it won't support a motion of no confidence in her.
DA tables no-confidence motion in De Lille, ANC goes after council Speaker
Dirk Smit, who has been the city Speaker since 2006, says that the motion against him has taken him totally by surprise.
DA to appeal court ruling on De Lille's party membership
The Democratic Alliance's federal executive says that it's decided that its party constitution has been misinterpreted.
Man injured after crashing vehicle off Camps Bay cliff
ER24 paramedics say the man was still trapped in his car when they reached the scene at the bottom of a small cliff.
Sassa to increase speed in processing card swaps at pay points
In a submission to Parliament's Social Development Committee this week, Sassa says card swap teams will be dispatched to all pay points to issue the new cards.
Black Sash questions Sassa’s preparation for new payment cards
The organisation has been at the forefront of challenging unscrupulous practices against social grant beneficiaries.
Cabinet apologises to beneficiaries over Sassa technical glitch
Cabinet says it regrets the inconvenience caused as a result of technical problems with the South African Social Security Agency's new payment system.
Provincial Social Development Depts slam Sassa over grants debacle
Departmental heads told Parliament the agency has failed to communicate the problems efficiently with beneficiaries, and that it's them who have to do damage control.
Sassa: Payment systems starting to stabilise
Sassa has told Parliament’s Social Development Committee on Wednesday the system is being monitored hourly, and beneficiaries will get their money by Friday.
Sassa head vows to clear backlog at grant pay points
Acting CEO Abraham Mahlangu has told Parliament's Social Development Committee the agency has a handle on the technical problems that have affected grants being paid.