Media Statements

Title Created Date
Media release: Appointment of New SASSA Social Grant Service Provider 15 October 2015
Civil Society impatient with social security reforms 17 August 2015
Black Sash press statement on the Flemix case outcome 10 July 2015
60th Anniversary celebrations, 19 to 22 May 2015 – Lynette Maart's Speech 20 May 2015
Media release: Black Sash turns sixty 15 May 2015
Constitutional Court acts decisively to birth new SASSA tender 24 March 2015
Black Sash admitted as Amicus Curiae in Allpay 2 Constitutional Court Case 18 March 2015
Dullah Omar School for the Community Advice Office Sector 09 March 2015
Black Sash - pre SONA 2015 press release 12 February 2015
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