Media Statements

Title Created Date
Black Sash Media Release: Resignation of Serge Belamant 25 May 2017
Black Sash Media Statement: "a hollow victory for Net 1 and its subsidiaries" 10 May 2017
Black Sash Media Alert - Judgement in court cases to be handed down at 10am, 9 May 2017 08 May 2017
Statement from Trustees of the Black Sash 07 May 2017
Black Sash Media Release: A crisis has been averted, but there is still a journey ahead... 17 March 2017
Three weeks left before the SASSA grants payment deadline 06 March 2017
Media Release: Black Sash takes SASSA to court over grants 28 February 2017
Media release: Who is ultimately responsible for holding the South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) accountable? 02 February 2017
Black Sash Media Release: SASSA and DSD finally reveal grant payment in-sourcing progress 01 December 2016
Media Release: Who will be responsible for making social grant payments from 1 April 2017? Will social grant beneficiaries even be paid? 25 November 2016
Black Sash Statement on the Medium Term Budget Policy Statement 27 October 2016
Media Release: Mass Silent Protest for the Hands Off Our Grants Campaign 14 October 2016
Hands Off Our Grants Campaign: Call to Action 12 October 2016
Service to stop unauthorized, fraudulent and unlawful debit deductions permanently! 06 October 2016
Petition: To Minister of Social Development, SASSA, Net 1, Cash Paymaster Services (CPS) and Grindrod Bank Hands Off Our Grants 06 October 2016
Channel Life Limited and Sanlam Developing Markets Limited challenge 09 May 2016
Statement by the Min of Social Development, Ms Bathabile Dlamini, on unauthorised grant deductions. 06 May 2016
Prejudicial rules of representation at the CCMA challenged in court by the Casual Workers Advice Office, the Black Sash and others 28 April 2016
Re: Black Sash Response to the Nkandla Constitutional Court Ruling 08 April 2016
Black Sash Condemns Massive Foster Care Fraud in KZN 13 March 2016
Media release: Appointment of New SASSA Social Grant Service Provider 15 October 2015
Civil Society impatient with social security reforms 17 August 2015
Black Sash press statement on the Flemix case outcome 10 July 2015
60th Anniversary celebrations, 19 to 22 May 2015 – Lynette Maart's Speech 20 May 2015
Media release: Black Sash turns sixty 15 May 2015