South African supreme court of appeal rules in favour of SASSA and Net1

Net 1 UEPS Technologies, Inc. today announced that a full bench of the South African Supreme Court of Appeal (“Appeal Court”) unanimously ruled that the tender process followed by the South African Social Security Agency (“SASSA”) in awarding a contract to Net1’s wholly owned subsidiary Cash Paymaster Services (Proprietary) Limited (“CPS”) was valid and legal. Accordingly, the contract between SASSA and CPS to distribute social welfare grants to ten million South Africans every month for a period of five years, remains in full force and effect. The full Appeal Court judgment is available at www.net1.com.