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Expired gold Sassa cards still active, officials assure public

The South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) has assured social grant beneficiaries with gold cards they can still receive their grants without any disruptions until the end of...

Sassa beneficiaries warned against scammers

The South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) beneficiaries are reminded that their gold payment card is still valid despite the “fake news” that the...

Postbank claims Sassa grants can now be collected after system glitches

Postbank on Sunday said South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) recipients are now able to collect their social grants at ATMs and retailers after...

At least 7.5m South Africans receiving monthly SRD grant

Minister of Social Development Lindiwe Zulu has announced that nearly 7.5 million people are receiving the Social Relief of Distress (SRD) grant on a...

Sassa warns against new gold card scam

The South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) has warned the public about a scam in which fraudsters are deceiving social grant recipients to change...

NSFAS extends application deadline

After consulting with various stakeholders, The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) announced that the deadline for applications for the student financial aid has...

Municipal bills paid at SA Post Office

The SA Post Office now facilitates the payment of municipal bills at its branches nationwide, for all municipal accounts upon which the SA Post...

Sassa scam alert: No, you can’t apply for food parcel vouchers

The South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) has warned clients of a new food parcel voucher scam. On Wednesday, Sassa shared a screenshot of a social media...

R350 Covid-19 grant: Here’s when to collect your money

Those who have been approved by the South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) for the R350 Covid-19 grant will be able to receive their...

Disability grant applicants can now book medical assessment online

The South African Social Security Agency (SASSA), says disability grant applicants can now book medical assessment appointments online. SASSA introduced the online system to reduce...

R350 social grants to end in May

The R350 Special Relief of Distress (SRD) Covid-19 grants will be paid for the last time at the end of April, the South African...

Applications for new temporary Sassa grants now open

Applications for temporary South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) disability and care dependency grants opened this week, with beneficiaries making their way to local...

Welkom and Jagersfontein Sassa offices closed

South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) offices in Welkom and Jagersfontein have been temporarily closed after cases of Covid-19 were discovered at the branches. According...

Sassa further separates grant payment dates

In an effort to promote better social distancing, the South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) will further separate the payments of Old Age and...

Sassa begins double payments on outstanding R350 grant

The South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) said it had begun with double payments for the outstanding R350 grant for June and July. “This is...

Half of country’s citizens face food insecurity

Food security has become a national crisis with some evidence suggesting that roughly 50% of the country’s population is food insecure or at risk...

Don’t rush for cash on first day, pleads Sassa

"Sassa would like to emphasise that there is no need to rush to withdraw cash on the first day of payment because once the...

Thousands in FS to receive unemployment grant soon

The South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) plans to make a large number of payments of the Social Relief of Distress Grant in the...