Sassa payment agreement to be signed next Friday

08 November 2017 - Government has announced a hybrid payment system between the Social Security Agency and the Post Office. Minister in the Presidency Jeff Radebe says an inter-ministerial committee will fast-track the payment system partnership.​
File: Government has announced a hybrid payment system between the SA Social Security Agency (Sassa) and the Post Office. Photo: Sassa website

CAPE TOWN - There’s been a breakthrough in the social grants impasse.

Government has announced a hybrid payment system between the SA Social Security Agency (Sassa) and the Post Office.

Minister Jeff Radebe said an inter-ministerial committee will fast-track the payment system partnership.

An agreement will be signed next Friday and sent to Parliament the following week.

The exact details of the deal have not yet been revealed.

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