SASSA has proposed a ten-point plan to deal with backlogs By Mary-Anne Gontsana and GroundUp Staff The Black Sash has called on SASSA to extend temporary disability grants to the end of March. More than 200,000 grants, which had been extended for six months, lapsed on 31 December and beneficiaries have been queueing outside SASSA offices to renew them. SASSA says it cannot...
Many labourers in the Sundays River Valley have never seen a cent after suffering debilitating pain and even disability from accidents while at work. A non-profit trust wants to change this. By Anna Majavu and Bonile Bam Working outdoors in an orchard of orange trees or on a game farm in a beautiful valley is not as pleasant as it sounds....