Black Sash

Black Sash calls for revision of social grants

By Anees Teladia While petrol price increases continue to drown the South African people, the effects thereof are further reaching than many might consider. The Black Sash advocacy group has come out to highlight these far-reaching effects and seeks to pressure government into making some changes that the group believes[…]

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Black Sash continues fight for grant recipients

The NGO, Black Sash says it will continue fighting for the rights of the poor following the ruling of the High Court in Pretoria which allows deductions from social grants recipients. The court ruled that amendments to regulations governing the payment of social grants should not prevent deductions from being[…]

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CPS and Sassa ordered to continue paying grants

Sassa and Cash Paymaster Services (CPS) must continue paying social grants until another entity which can do so is found, the Constitutional Court ruled on Friday. The declaration of the invalidity of the previous contract between the SA Social Security Agency and CPS would be suspended for 12 months, Justice Johan[…]

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ConCourt to hand down Sassa judgment

The Constitutional Court will hand down the much anticipated judgment in the South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) matter on Friday. The judgment is expected to be handed down at 10:00. On Wednesday the court heard an application by the Black Sash for an order that it exercise supervisory jurisdiction[…]

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