Black Sash in the Media

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LETTER: Sassa has work cut out 20 March 2017 Business Day Live
CPS used bullying tactics to get contract renewal, court hears 17 March 2017 EWN Eyewitness News
Pravin Gordhan to give Treasury’s view on CPS 10 March 2017 Business Day Live
Exploiting the poorest of the poor: Allan Gray is feeling the NET1 heat 09 March 2017 Daily Maverick
Sassa crisis: Date set for Constitutional Court application 03 March 2017 News24
Sassa: We are no longer obliged to report to the Constitutional Court 03 March 2017 Mail & Guardian
Picket at SASSA offices as April deadline looms 03 March 2017 GroundUp
Deductions from social grants: how it all works 03 March 2017 GroundUp
SASSA puts the livelihoods of the poor at risk 02 March 2017 Politicsweb
Group seeks court oversight of Net1 deal 28 February 2017 TechCentral
The real risks behind South Africa’s social grant payment crisis 20 February 2017 The Conversation
REVIEW OF “SHEENA DUNCAN” 03 May 2016 The Southern Cross
Councourt gives SASSA seven months for R10 billion tender 27 March 2015 Groundup
A century old...congratulations 14 November 2014 Greytown Gazette
Over a million children fall through foster care cracks 13 November 2014 Groundup
Net1 fights to keep grant contract 10 November 2014
Civic plan gathers speed 06 October 2014 Grocott's Mail
Human rights practitioners call for improved health care 18 September 2014 Greater Alex Today
Net1 denies subsidiary has behaved illegally 17 September 2014 Business Day Live
Black Sash welcomes legal action against CPS 17 September 2014 Voice of the Cape
Minister sets sights on loan sharks 17 September 2014 Eastern Cape Today
Grant deductions are immoral: Black Sash 11 September 2014 VOC News
Millions of grant recipients ripped off 08 September 2014 Business Day Live
Grants Mixed up in Microlending 05 September 2014 The Mercury
Fleeced! How Ellerines and African Bank misled a customer into debt 30 July 2014 Daily Maverick
Money lenders in court over Sassa ‘fraud’ 18 July 2014 The Weekly
Task team to probe illegal lending to social grant beneficiaries 18 July 2014 Business Day Live
Sassa dealing with deductions 12 June 2014 Voice of the Cape
Defrauded pensioners left destitute 12 June 2014 iol news
Beware loan sharks who take your ID 02 June 2014 The New Age
"Now I can't afford groceries" 22 May 2014 Groundup
Social grants being illegally deducted before reaching recipients 22 May 2014 Groundup
Sassa tender case significant 23 April 2014 Voice of the Cape
Now we can clip the wings of CPS - Sassa 22 April 2014
Social Grant increases welcome Black Sash 11 April 2014 Cosmo City Chronicle
Grants only for ANC supporters - MEC 09 April 2014 iol news
Contribute to the history of Africa 04 April 2014 Rekord (Pretoria Central
'Basic income grant is necessary' 03 April 2014 Citizen
Black Sash invited to Aberdeen 03 April 2014 Graaf-Reinet Advertiser
SASSA scam warning 25 March 2014 Daily Voice
SASSA scam warning 25 March 2014 Daily Voice
We're Working on Fixing Issues 25 March 2014 Daily Voice
An active retirement 14 March 2014 Grocott's Mail
'The people's alternative budget speech 2014' 26 February 2014 Mail & Guardian
Unauthorised Sassa deductions questioned by Black Sash 06 February 2014 POLOKWANE OBSERVER
Holding Social Development and SASSA to account 05 February 2014 GREATER ALEX TODAY
Reconciliation Day Walk honours memory of Madiba 01 February 2014 CAPE JEWISH CHRONICLE
Stop Sassa Deductions 30 January 2014 VOC FM
ANC’s food for votes 05 January 2014 City Press