The Supreme Court of Appeal has dismissed a bid by Cash Paymaster Services (CPS), which used to administer social grants, to appeal against a judgment that it repay R316m to the South African Social Security Agency (Sassa).

In March 2018, the high court in Johannesburg found that R316m in “irregular expenditure” was paid to CPS by Sassa, which is responsible for disbursing welfare grants.

BL Premium

This article is reserved for our subscribers.

A subscription helps you enjoy the best of our business content every day along with benefits such as exclusive Financial Times articles, ProfileData financial data, and digital access to the Sunday Times and Sunday Times Daily.

Already subscribed? Simply sign in below.



Questions or problems? Email helpdesk@businesslive.co.za or call 0860 52 52 00. Got a subscription voucher? Redeem it now