And as part of the SASSA
reregistration process, each recipient has a bank account opened for them, free of monthly charges.
the uncertainty regarding the renewal of the SASSA
agreement expiring in
A crucial feature of the SASSA
card's biometric functionality is that it positively identifies social grant recipients using unique identifiers such as fingerprints, voice and other personal information, which means that the SASSA
cards cannot be used by any person other than the approved beneficiary to collect his/her grant, said a press release.
Before state regulators would approve the sale to SASSA
, Gibraltar needed to be recapitalized.
is responsible for overseeing the distribution of nearly R90 billion in social grants to over 14 million South Africans.
21 August 2013 -- US payments technology firm MasterCard (NYSE: MA) and the South African Social Security Agency (SASSA
) said that there are now 10m active SASSA
Debit MasterCard cards in South Africa following the introduction of the new biometric grant payment disbursement system that commenced in March 2012.
and CPS had some disputes over the process to be followed when appointing arbitrators, which led to the process being prolonged, however, the arbitrators for each matter were finally appointed.
Bengu further said that SASSA
takes the safety and wellbeing of all beneficiaries as a priority at pay points and will work closely with the payment contractor to ensure that security details around these facilities are amplified so that beneficiaries are paid in secure environments at all times.
Recipients are able to use their SASSA
MasterCard debit cards to pay for goods and to check their account balances for free at till points.
3Com Africa's Regional Sales Director Derek Wiggill says that the SASSA
assignment will be a showcase for 3Com's technology, value and skills in the region.
A Services Agreement between SAPO and SASSA
was signed on 07 December 2017 and gives effect to the implementation of the phasing in of SAPO and the Postbank as a service provider and also as one of the key channels through which grants will be paid.
The two-year, $28 million SASSA
project is administered by the Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center, Los Angeles Air Force Base, Calif.