The Department of Social Development said that 57% of applicants for the R350 SRD grant are women and the youth make up 60%.
The amended regulations are to ensure that R350 SRD applicants do not have to go through loops to qualify.
The Democratic Alliance plans to act against a Chief of Staff who earns R1.1 million but benefits R350 from the SRD grants.
Department of Social Development Minister, Lindiwe Zulu has proposed that the income threshold for R350 SRD grant be increased to R624.
Social Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu revealed that 5 812 public servants fraudulently applied for and received the R350 SRD grant.
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Did you apply for the SASSA social relief of distress (SRD) grant during the first cycle? Head over to the Post Office and collect your R350.
Public servants will have to prove their eligibility for the social grants they receive from SASSA. “Measures will also be taken to recover any funds overpaid,” said Lindiwe Zulu.
Social Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu has revealed that more than nine million people have so far applied for the R350 grant
The Department of Social Development plans to republish the controversial green paper once it has clarified some of its aspects
Government’s proposed National Social Security Fund (NSSF) would have seen taxpayers fork out close to R3 000 a month
Government’s proposed National Social Security Fund (NSSF) could see taxpayers pay close to R3 000 a month
More than 500 000 approved R350 SRD grants have been uncollected and if they are not claimed by a certain date, the money will go back to the state.
Social Development Minister, Lindiwe Zulu confirmed that there is R700 million worth of SRD grants SASSA is yet to pay to beneficiaries.
While there’s no news on the R350 grant, Zulu says SASSA will continue the staggered payments of social grants. Here’s when it will kick off this month.
‘Oh no!’ Social media users got creative with Lindiwe Zulu’s reaction to load shedding during a now-viral interview.
Not even government ministers are safe from the sudden onset of load shedding – and the lights went out for Lindiwe Zulu, live on air.
Human rights organisation Black Sash says the three-month extension of the R350 grant is not good enough for those in need.
Social Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu has again given her side of the story, after coming under fire when police sprayed water cannons on Sassa applicants
Lindiwe Zulu is set for a very uncomfortable day in Parliament, as she will be asked to explain SASSA’s issues with the R350 grant and disability payments.
The DA in the Western Cape want to know which police official authorised usage of a water cannon on SASSA recipients in Bellville.
The DA says it is no wonder that the SASSA R350 grant appeals process has been marred by backlogs of thousands of emails and phone calls.
“But if we do not deal with the issue of GBVF house-to-house, street-to-street, community-to-community, we will not be able to take action on the ground”.
Lindiwe Zulu is prone to the odd mistake, but should this one have been avoided? The minister’s description of ‘filicide’ has been ridiculed on Tuesday.