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Allan Gray doesn't want CPS to profit from new social grants contract

Allan Gray doesn't want CPS to profit from new social grants contract

Allan Gray has been accused of benefiting from social grants crisis as they are investing in Net1, the parent company of CPS.

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WATCH: Zuma denies crisis at Sassa, won't evaluate isiphithiphithi (chaos)

Zuma says he cannot be expected to act against Minister Bathabile Dlamini on social grants matter now before the ConCourt.

Allan Gray: Net1 can't be seen to be benefiting from grants distribution

Allan Gray: Net1 can't be seen to be benefiting from grants distribution

An investigation revealed that Net1 used a secret backdoor to get grant beneficiaries’ information to its subsidiaries.

Sassa debacle may be changing the minds of voters

Sassa debacle may be changing the minds of voters

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews EWN’s Stephen Grootes about the political ramifications of the Sassa debacle.

Sassa dominates in Zuma Q&A in Parliament

Sassa dominates in Zuma Q&A in Parliament

Minister of Social Development Bathabile Dlamini was absent from Parliament on Thursday afternoon.

Dlamini appointed to investigate Sassa

Dlamini appointed to investigate Sassa

Radebe says Bathabile Dlamini’s involvement in an inter-ministerial task team to investigate Sassa 'not a conflict of interest'.

WATCH: MPs expected to grill Zuma over Molefe and Sassa during Q&A

WATCH: MPs expected to grill Zuma over Molefe and Sassa during Q&A

President Jacob Zuma will answer questions in Parliament for the first time in 2017, on matters including social grants payments.

ANC-AIC's 31 March Matatiele demarcation deadline looms

ANC-AIC's 31 March Matatiele demarcation deadline looms

The ANC postponed yesterday's meeting with AIC, and has until month-end to finalise the coalition agreement.

ConCourt ruling on social grants saga pending

ConCourt ruling on social grants saga pending

It's now up to the Contsitutional Court to decide whether Cash Paymaster Services (CPS) continues to deliver social grants.

'CPS markets subsidiaries' products to Sassa beneficiaries'

'CPS markets subsidiaries' products to Sassa beneficiaries'

Amabhungane says it has proof that Net1's subsidiaries use Sassa grantees personal data to sell them insurance and electricity.

[CARTOON] The Head of Social Services

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EWN's Chip & Curtis take a dig at Minister Bathabile Dlamini and her side-kick Lumka Oliphant after Wednesday's ConCourt lashing.

Analysis: What can be expected from ConCourt ruling on social grants

Analysis: What can be expected from ConCourt ruling on social grants

Constitutional law expert says the Constitutional Court is likely to make ruling on social grants crisis within next two days.

Mogoeng frustrated over Sassa crisis

Mogoeng frustrated over Sassa crisis

Following a 7 hour sitting, the Constitutional Court is yet to make ruling over the mess at Sassa.

Advocate Ntsebeza calls for Indaba on why counsels prefer white advocates

Advocate Ntsebeza calls for Indaba on why counsels prefer white advocates

The former TRC commissioner responds to the absence of black legal counsel during ConCourt hearings on social grants saga.

ConCourt reserves judgment in Sassa saga, Black Sash calls for legal oversight

ConCourt reserves judgment in Sassa saga, Black Sash calls for legal oversight

Black Sash wants the ConCourt to have oversight over any interim measures implemented by Sassa and the Social Development Dept.

Meet Peter Mountford, the greatest South African CEO you’ve never heard about

Meet Peter Mountford, the greatest South African CEO you’ve never heard about

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews the underrated turnaround guru for this weekly “ShapeShifter” feature.

Lawyer for Sassa and Dlamini insists CPS is the only solution to grants saga.

Lawyer for Sassa and Dlamini insists CPS is the only solution to grants saga.

Andrew Breitenbach has asked the Constitutional Court to either extend the existing contract or allow an interim agreement.

Mogoeng Mogoeng lashes out at SASSA, calls matter a crisis

Mogoeng Mogoeng lashes out at SASSA, calls matter a crisis

Chief Justice Mogoeng berated Minister Bataibile Dlamini and Sassa, and Post Office says it can go ahead and pay social grants.

Hundreds of ANC members gather to welcome Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma

Hundreds of ANC members gather to welcome Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma

In Addis Ababa on Tuesday Dlamini-Zuma handed over her post as African Union chair to Moussa Faki Mahamat.

[WATCH] ConCourt heard arguments from parties involved in social grants crisis

[WATCH] ConCourt heard arguments from parties involved in social grants crisis

Social Development and the South African Social Security Agency explained why an interim contract with CPS should be allowed.

Gordhan assures Scopa grants will be paid

Gordhan assures Scopa grants will be paid

The finance minister says only a short term interim agreement may be reached between CPS and the Social Development Department.

Mogoeng orders Sassa and Bathabile Dlamini to explain missing Monday deadline

Mogoeng orders Sassa and Bathabile Dlamini to explain missing Monday deadline

Chief Justice's new Tuesday 3 pm deadline in place for Sassa CEOs and Social Development Minister to file affidavits.

Finance Minister to explain Treasury's role in social grants crisis

Finance Minister to explain Treasury's role in social grants crisis

Sassa and Social Development on Monday failed to meet the ConCourt's deadline to explain plans to pay social grants from April 1.

We didn't invest in Net1 because of its contract with Sassa - Allan Gray

We didn't invest in Net1 because of its contract with Sassa - Allan Gray

Allan Gray holds almost 16% of the share capital of Net1 on behalf of its clients. This investment has come under the spotlight.

Why Allan Gray invested in Net1 UEPS (despite debates by its investment team)

Why Allan Gray invested in Net1 UEPS (despite debates by its investment team)

Net1 UEPS owns the controversial social grants distributor Cash Paymaster Services. Bruce Whitfield interviews CIO Andrew Lapping.

Opinion: Minister Bathabile Dlamini you cannot fool all the people all the time

Opinion: Minister Bathabile Dlamini you cannot fool all the people all the time

Xolani Gwala says Constitutional Court's intervention on the social grants matter is decisive and important.

Scopa calls Finance Minister to give answers on Sassa contract number crunching

Scopa calls Finance Minister to give answers on Sassa contract number crunching

Scopa chair says it's still unclear what the plan is for 1 April, even though Minister Dlamini insists that grants will be paid.

Bathabile Dlamini dodges questions about costs of new CPS contract

Bathabile Dlamini dodges questions about costs of new CPS contract

Min. Bathabile Dlamini says she won’t be drawn on how much a new deal with Cash Paymaster Services (CPS) will cost the taxpayer.

Minister Bathabile Dlamini remains mum before Scopa on CPS contract details

Minister Bathabile Dlamini remains mum before Scopa on CPS contract details

Social Development Minister finally answers questions on social grants payments before Parliament's Scopa but deal not signed yet.

D-Day for Bathabile Dlamini to explain Sassa crisis before Parliament

D-Day for Bathabile Dlamini to explain Sassa crisis before Parliament

Parliament's Scopa summoned Minister Bathabile Dlamini to explain plans to pay social grants from April 1.

There are corrupt interests in Sassa saga, don't get side-tracked - Scopa chair

There are corrupt interests in Sassa saga, don't get side-tracked - Scopa chair

The legality and terms of a new contract between CPS and Sassa should be the biggest concern in the grants mess, says Themba Godi.

 Officials benefitted from Sassa/CPS contract - Scopa chair

Officials benefitted from Sassa/CPS contract - Scopa chair

Parliament's Standing Committee on Public Accounts chair says Minister Bathabile Dlamini deliberately failed the process.

How Sassa got itself into the dodgy grants tender saga with contractor CPS

How Sassa got itself into the dodgy grants tender saga with contractor CPS

Amabhungane investigative reporter Craig McKune reflects on the timeline of events which led Sassa to a legal contractor debacle.

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