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Uyinene Mrwetyana to be laid to rest

Slain University of Cape Town film and media studies student Uyinene Mrwetyana will be buried at her home in Centane in the Eastern Cape on Saturday. Her funeral service will take place at the Abbotsford Christian Centre in East London. Mrwetyana’s death has since prompted an outpouring of sympathy as[…]

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Armed robbers hit two Cape Town post offices

Several unidentified individuals targeted two separate Cape Town post offices on the same day, Thursday August 1, making off with an unknown amount of cash from both. Four armed men hit a post office in Kuilsriver just an hour before a group of three armed men targeted a post office[…]

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Post Office pay-points being closed in some areas

The South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) has made the decision to close some of its cash pay points due to a decrease in the number of people using the service. The South African Post Office (SAPO) has been distributing social grants on behalf of SASSA electronically since April last[…]

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Post Office, banks to deliver grants in hybrid model

The South African Post Office will handle core functions of a new social grants system, while commercial banks will play an increased, direct role for more than 2 million beneficiaries. The inter-ministerial committee on social security, headed by Minister Jeff Radebe, announced on Sunday that a “landmark” deal had been[…]

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Post Office ‘not yet ready’ to pay out grants

Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini says the SA Post Office is not ready to take over the grants payment system. Dlamini was addressing the media at Regent Hotel in East London on Monday. She said the Post Office needed an integrated payment system, banking services, card production and the provision[…]

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