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STATEMENT: SASSA’S WOES SET TO ESCALATE YET AGAIN

The not so sudden announcement by the CEO of SASSA, Thokozani Magwaza, that he was quitting amidst death threats, an irretrievable breakdown of the relationship with his principal, Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini, and general lack of support to effect his duties, leaves the nation reeling, yet again.

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ARTICLE: SASSA SKIMMING THE POOR

In a series of barefaced lies, misinformation and distortions, the South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) is yet again seeking refuge behind almost 17 million poor people, to cover up its inaction and connivance in giving effect to a Constitutional Court judgment rendering its contract with Cash Paymaster Services (CPS) invalid and illegal.

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ARTICLE: SASSA – ARE THE POOR THE FOOLS?

For the poorest South Africans, 1 April 2017 may indeed be April Fool’s Day as they return empty-handed from SASSA collection points, when the contract of Cash Paymaster Services (CPS), distributors of social grants on behalf of SASSA, comes to an end on 31 March.

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ARTICLE: IS SASSA EATING THE POOR?

On 23 November 2016, Parliament’s Standing Committee on Public Accounts (SCOPA) in the National Assembly called the Minister of Social Development, the Auditor-General and members of the Hawks, together with the South African Social Security Agency (SASSA), to a hearing on the weighty matter of irregular, fruitless and wasteful expenditure.

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The FW de Klerk Foundation Annual Conference 2024

The FW de Klerk Foundation Annual Conference – hosted in conjunction with the Konrad Adenauer Foundation South Africa.