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Sassa set to give CPS more powers in grant distributions

CPS also wants to be paid a ‘reasonable’ fee if its contract with Sassa is extended for another six months.

What analysts are saying about SONA 2018

Made South Africans feel good about the future, but light on clear economic growth proposals.

Sol Kerzner’s new property career

The former hotelier said he is unfazed by SA’s political uncertainty as he launches a R1 billion residential property estate.

President Jacob Zuma resigns with immediate effect

Zuma becomes the second head of state to resign after being recalled by the ANC.

Battle between 36ONE and Resilient intensifies

36ONE said it was uninvited from Resilient’s results presentation, where it would have had the opportunity to quiz management.

Net1 eyes fintech services after life without Sassa

It plans to extend banking services to underserviced individuals, some of who are social grant recipients in far-flung rural areas.

Resilient rebuts and rejects 36One’s damning allegations

The property group said 36One’s views were influenced more by its large short position than objective analysis.

Sassa guns for 6-month extension to CPS contract

The social grant agency clips CPS’s wings by not offering it an entire contract. Meanwhile, CPS is resisting Sassa’s offer.

Why are trade unions peeved by the PIC’s bailout of Eskom?

Eskom is still facing a cash crunch as lenders remain reluctant to open up the taps.

CPS might still be the social grants paymaster

Despite its invalid contract with Sassa, CPS might still pay social grants for another 6 months.

Cape Town house prices slow amid water crunch 

As Day Zero fast approaches, property prices in the Mother City are beginning to decline as up-country buyers retreat.

Resilient moves to allay investor jitters

Despite the group not being Viceroy’s target, it’s comfortable with its investments and has not been approached with allegations of wrongdoing.

Dlamini ordered former Sassa boss to ‘find dirt’ on SA banks

This was a ploy to discourage SA’s commercial banks from taking over social grant payments from CPS.

eMedia blasts MultiChoice CEO over ‘distressing’ comments

The parent company of eTV and 24-hour television news channel eNCA disputes the ‘R500 million’ annual fee paid to it by MultiChoice.

MultiChoice clears itself of wrongdoing

None of the executives take the fall for the ANN7 and SABC scandal into alleged influence peddling.


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