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Social distress grant applications open

Minister of Social development Lindiwe Zulu has outlined the process for the application of the special Covid-19 Social Relief of Distress grant of R350 announced by President Cyril Ramaphosa. The WhatsApp and related electronic applications for the grant will go live on Monday, May 11. This as a number of local South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) offices also re-open on Monday. Applicants are cautioned not to provide their banking […]

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Sassa to pay grants earlier

The South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) has announced that people living with disabilities and the elderly will receive their grants on the 30th and 31st of March. The payment of grants has been brought forward in an effort to ease congestion at pay points in the wake of the Covid-19 outbreak. In a statement, SASSA said all other grants such as child support should be paid from the 1st […]

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