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STATEMENT BY PRESIDENT CYRIL RAMAPHOSA ON FURTHER ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL MEASURES IN RESPONSE THE...

STATEMENT BY PRESIDENT CYRIL RAMAPHOSA ON FURTHER ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL MEASURES IN RESPONSE THE COVID-19 EPIDEMIC UNION BUILDINGS, TSHWANE 21 APRIL 2020 My Fellow South Africans, It is...

Black Sash making its mark for 60 years

For more than half-a-century, the Black Sash has been helping people in tangible concrete ways realise their human rights. Formed in response to the discrimination practised by the apartheid government, today it still works to assist the downtrodden.

Count yourself in to end violence against women and children

The theme for this year’s 16 Days of Activism for No Violence Against Women and Children is "Count me in: Together moving a non-violent South Africa forward’, a call to citizens to act as a collective to end gender-based violence and child abuse in the country.

Count yourself in to end violence against women and children

The theme for this year’s 16 Days of Activism for No Violence Against Women and Children is "Count me in: Together moving a non-violent South Africa forward’, a call to citizens to act as a collective to end gender-based violence and child abuse in the country.

Budget 2014: Increases in old age, child support grants

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan announced inflation-related increases in old age, disability, child support and foster care grants on Wednesday. South Africa's social assistance system, one of the largest in Africa, is the government's most direct means of combating poverty.

Biometric grant cards beating fraud

The South African Social Security Agency has cancelled over 150 000 grants since introducing a biometric grant payment system in March 2012, amounting to an annual saving of R150-million. Almost 22-million social grant beneficiaries have re-registered on the new system.

SA starts social grant clean-up, upgrade

The South African Social Security Agency is embarking on a major project to re-register and verify the identities of the country's social grant beneficiaries in order to rid the system of corruption and ensure that grants are paid to the right people only.