At the eleventh hour, the court extended CPS' contract, which was initially declared invalid in 2015 as it didn't go through proper tender processes, for another year (ending March 2018) - giving Sassa time to take over social grant payments to 10.6 million beneficiaries or appoint another service provider.
Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini has refused to answer questions around the resignation of the chief executive of the SA Social Security Agency (Sassa).
Godi said the former CEO was expecting to be fired because he did not receive the necessary support from Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini.
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The allies - Saudi Arabia , the U.A.E., Bahrain and Egypt - cut diplomatic and commercial ties with the emirate on June 5. For the record, the UAE ambassador and foreign minister have denied the report, but they would have to.
The affidavit exposed as unreliable Minister Dlamini's version of events leading to a private company, Cash Paymaster Services (SPS), a subsidiary of a U.S. listed private monopoly, NET1, firmly maintaining its hold on social grants distribution.
Thokozani Magwaza, who was sacked on Monday, sent a formal letter last week to South African Post Office (Sapo) CEO Mark Barnes with an offer of future collaboration between the two organisations on the payment of social grants.
Magwaza has reportedly denied he resigned from his position, saying his contract was terminated without any reason. The National Treasury in its investigations found that the R47 million spent on the work streams, which were set up in July 2016, was irregular. Dlamini appears to be hell-bent on manufacturing another social grants crisis.