Tag Archives: Social Welfare

6 March 2017 – SASSA Crisis? What Crisis?


Uncertainty over payment of grants to 17 million south Africans by the South African Social Security Agency continues.  Social Development Minister met with President Zuma and Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan on the weekend to provide an update on the status.


27 January 2017 – Gone to Addis


Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini cancels a committee meeting to update parliament on the status of plans to transfer grant payments from the incumbent to a new service provider.  The deadline for the transfer is 31 March 2017