A deal between Sassa and South African Post Office has been reached, Minister in the Presidency, Jeff Radebe, announced on Sunday.
Cosatu said it still had some reservations about the South African Social Security Agency’s (Sassa) plans to take over the distribution of social grants.
President Jacob Zuma will be keeping Bathabile Dlamini on as Social Development Minister, he told Parliament on Thursday.
Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini was forced to cancel her flight home on Tuesday after MPs gave her 24 hours to fix the deal with the Post Office.
If you thought all is well with state-owned oil company PetroSA, think again. The board of PetroSA has requested that it’s holding company, Central Energy Fund (CEF), place it under business rescue.
The South African Post Office has volunteered to take over the payment of social grants, saying it has the administrative capacity already.
The Post Office is nearing the R3.4 billion target needed to rectify the damage caused by years of financial mismanagement.
Christopher Hlekane was suspended in 2014 amid allegations of corruption and the post office strike which resulted in huge losses.
“Valuable work has been done to stabilise Eskom and improve its financial position. Governance and leadership challenges are being addressed” started Ramaphosa.
The South African Post Office (SAPO) plans to shed more than 5000 jobs.