Media Statements

Title Created Date
Media Statement by DOSD Min Dlamini on Unauthorised Deductions 16 September 2014
BLACK SASH PRESS RELEASE: THE CONSTITUTIONAL COURT JUDGEMENT ALLPAY AND OTHERS VS SASSA, CASH PAYMASTER SERVICES 22 April 2014
Black Sash alerts beneficiaries to increase in social grants from 1 April 2014 01 April 2014
Black Sash engages Parliament on the crisis of household debt: Submission to PC Trade and Industry on the National Credit Amendment Bill [b47 -2013] 11 February 2014
Press Statement: Eastern Cape Health Crisis Action Coalition Calls for Decisive and Urgent Action by Government and Traditional Leadership to Stop Annual Avoidable Circumcision Deaths and Mutilations 31 January 2014
Holding Social Development and SASSA to account: Black Sash Stop SASSA-CPS Debits Campaign 29 January 2014
Closing Pandora’s Box – Black Sash warns against erosion of social grants system 21 October 2013
Press conference: Deadline looms for Eastern Cape Health MEC Sicelo Gqobana 10 October 2013
Eastern Cape Health Crisis Action Coalition Press Release 19 September 2013
Black Sash joins Eastern Cape Health Crisis Action Coalition in the Baby Ikho Campaign 13 September 2013
The Black Sash calls on SASSA to urgently assist victims of grant system error 06 September 2013
Unlawful, immoral deductions from social grants should stop, says Black Sash - 29 May 2013 29 May 2013
Socio-economic rights optional protocol heralds a new dawn in the enforcement of these rights 06 May 2013
Black Sash Media Statement: Over one million orphans desperately need the Foster Child Grant – can the Department of Social Development deliver? - 18 April 2013 18 April 2013
Black Sash calls on President Zuma to IMPROVE FOOD SECURITY in his State of the Nation Address - 13 February 2012 13 February 2013
Supreme court of appeal provides guidance for class action against bread cartel - 30 November 2012 30 November 2012
Supreme Court of Appeal to hear arguments on class action against bread cartel on November 06 - 07 2012 05 November 2012
Minister for the sake of orphans and grandmothers please fix the foster care crisis urgently! 04 September 2012
No More Foster Child Grants for Grannies - 4 September 2012 04 September 2012
People’s Power, People’s Parliament: A Civil Society conference on South Africa’s Legislatures 13 – 15 August 2012, Cape Town 08 August 2012
Cape Court Orders Cape Town Refugee Reception Office to Accept New Asylum Applicants 27 July 2012
Western Cape Refugee Reception Office under threat of closure due to DHA’s mismanagement - Joint Statement on Behalf of Scalabrini Centre, Passop and Black Sash, 9 May 2012 09 May 2012
Cape Town teenagers trained in documentary filmmaking as part of national unity campaign - Unite as One, 20 March 2012 20 March 2012
'Sash presents findings to SAHRC hearings on water and sanitation - Black Sash, 14 March 2012 14 March 2012
ICESCR Campaign welcomes the SA Human Rights Commission hearings on water and sanitation - Tuesday, 13 March 2012 13 March 2012