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First batch of R350 social relief distress grant paid: Sassa

26 August 2021, 9:28 AM

The South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) says it has paid the first batch of the latest R350 social relief distress grant.

Former Sassa official to appear in court on corruption, money laundering charges

19 August 2021, 9:45 PM

A former senior official at Social Security Agency (Sassa) will appear in the Kimberley Serious Commercial Crimes Court on charges of corruption and money laundering on the second of September.

W Cape High Court hands a life sentence to man found guilty for attempted heist of SASSA in Nyanga

13 August 2021, 7:00 PM

Four years ago Cape Town was shook to the core after a brazen attempted heist of SASSA grants at Nyanga Junction, escalated into a hostage drama.

Sassa beneficiaries near Taung bemoan traveling long distances to access services

10 August 2021, 7:56 PM

Social grant beneficiaries in Reivilo, near Taung in the North West, have raised concerns about having to travel over 60 km to Taung to access the services of the South African Social Security Agency.

SASSA concerned high number of R350 grant applications will strain systems

7 August 2021, 11:10 AM

The South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) says it is concerned that a high number of applications for Social Relief of Distress grant will put a strain on its systems. It says hundreds of thousands of South Africans have already registered for the R350 grant.


Disgruntled SASSA applicants cry foul over disability grant rejection

1 August 2021, 9:26 AM

A group of ill workers from Kanana in the North West are crying foul about the process used by the South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) to determine their fitness to work.

More than 200 000 people affected by suspension of SASSA payments at pay points

15 July 2021, 8:01 AM

The South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) says more than 200 000 beneficiaries have been affected by the suspension of social grant payments at pay points due to ongoing protests in Gauteng and Kwazulu-Natal.


SASSA in Limpopo suspends social grant payment at pay points due to ongoing riots

13 July 2021, 10:05 AM

The South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) in Limpopo says social grant payment at pay points has been suspended due to ongoing protest in different parts of the country.

KZN SASSA concerned about break-ins at Post Offices

7 June 2021, 12:49 PM

The South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) in KwaZulu-Natal is concerned about the growing number of break-ins at various Post Offices the day before social grants are paid.

Public urged to help find six suspects accused of abduction, stealing Sassa cards in De Aar

28 May 2021, 6:28 AM

The Hawks have appealed to the public to assist them to find six men suspected of abducting a post office branch manager in De Aar, in the Northern Cape and stealing social grant cards worth R1 million.



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