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Over 60% NSFAS students are also SASSA beneficiaries: Nzimande

17 March 2021, 3:13 PM

Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande says more than 60% of the students who benefited from the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) are also beneficiaries of the South African Social Security Agency (SASSA).

Be aware of WhatsApp R3 500 COVID-19 grant scam: Sassa

4 March 2021, 10:51 AM

The South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) has refuted claims that the government will be giving a R3 500 COVID-19 grant for unemployed adults who do not receive any social grant or unemployment insurance.

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Zulu refutes allegations she instructed SAPS to use a water cannon on Sassa recipients

26 February 2021, 1:19 PM

Social Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu has again refuted allegations that she instructed the police in Bellville, Cape Town, to spray South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) grant recipients with a water cannon outside the Sassa offices.

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Sassa officials arrested for alleged fraud

23 February 2021, 7:04 AM

Twelve people, including three South African Social Security Agency (Sassa), officials, have been arrested for the alleged fraud and corruption involving disability grants in and around Tzaneen in Limpopo.

W Cape government wants police investigated for Sassa Bellvile unrest

11 February 2021, 4:49 PM

Western Cape Community Safety Minister, Albert Fritz, will request the Independent Police Investigative Directorate to urgently investigate the actions of police who were deployed to SASSA offices in Bellville in Cape Town last month.

Sassa says lack of funds is one reason affecting the disability grant process

22 January 2021, 6:18 PM

The South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) has sought to explain issues regarding the processing of temporary disability grants and a lack of service points.

Fewer people in queues at Bellville Sassa offices following interventions

20 January 2021, 6:41 PM

Fewer people were in the queues today after the chaos last week when police used a water cannon on the crowds to ensure social distancing.

Sassa offices in Bellville stable following unrest

19 January 2021, 11:37 AM

Services at the South African Social Security Agency offices in Bellville, Cape Town are said to have stabilised and returned to normal following unrest which took place last week.


Sassa beneficiaries in King William’s Town unhappy with poor services

16 January 2021, 7:50 AM

Sassa beneficiaries who went to re-apply for their disability grants in King William’s Town in the Eastern Cape are accusing the institution of not creating a conducive environment to render services.

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SASSA facilitating smooth process for temporary social grant applications

15 January 2021, 3:10 PM

South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) Chief Executive, Totsie Memela Khambula, says they are doing all they can to facilitate a smooth process for those reapplying or renewing their temporary social grants.



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