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Friday, 19 January 2018 10:28

Social grant learners defy the odds

Thousands of child support grant beneficiaries will get a chance to break away from the cycle of poverty, when they enter institutions of higher learning, thanks to government’s social protection interventions and their good matric performance.

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Wednesday, 22 November 2017 08:42

One step closer to SASSA grants solution

Minister in the Presidency responsible for Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation, Jeff Radebe, says an implementation protocol has been concluded and signed between the South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) and the South African Post Office (SAPO) that paves the way for a collaborative agreement towards the payment of social grants.

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Wednesday, 08 November 2017 13:03

Breakthrough in payment of social grants

The Inter-Ministerial Committee (IMC) on Comprehensive Social Security has announced that government will fast-track the introduction of an integrated payment system for the payment of social grants.

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Monday, 10 April 2017 06:20

Dlamini 'derailed' The Social Grants Project

Social development minister Bathabile Dlamini "detailed" plans by the South African Social Services Agency (Sassa) to take over the payment of grants from Cash Paymaster Services (CPS), according to a report in Business Day.

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Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande withheld for three years a report that found free university education was viable, according to a report.

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