I have been advised by the SAPO as follows:
a) Of the 1 110 premises that are leased only 43 have been closed. The closure is mainly as a result of under utilisation of the core business of the SA Post Office by the customers.
b) The SA Post Office is currently embarking on processes to re-purpose its business model to adapt to new technologies, including digitising the services.
MS. STELLA NDABENI-ABRAHAMS, MP
MINISTER OF COMMUNICATIONS AND DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIES