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The South African Post Office (SAPO) has notified R350 Social Relief of Distress (SRD) grant that some will not be paid next week.

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As the grade 12 examination season concludes, the Department of Higher Education, Science and Innovation has advised prospective students to investigate whether colleges are registered before enrolling.

National Senior Certificate

Despite some minor issues, the Department of Basic Education (DBE) says no major incidents were reported during the 2021 National Senior Certificate (NSC) examination season.

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As South Africa braces for the fourth wave of Covid-19 infections, could schools open later than originally planned for?

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For many workers, the month of December comes with a bonus or 13th check. This could see some employees' income doubled for one month. 

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Part of applying for a social grant includes being evaluated through a means test. Here's what a means test is and how it affects your application for a grant through the South African Social Security Agency (SASSA).

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Gauteng has entered the fourth wave of Covid-19 infections. Driven by a new variant and increasing number of infections among children under the age of five has authorities concerned. 

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Applications for the R350 grant are declined for a number of reasons and it can sometimes be difficult to make sense of what these reasons are.

SASSA Office

The South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) will distribute the Social Relief of Distress (SRD) R350 grant until March 2022.  

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In 2021/2021 South Africa’s social wage grew to R1.1 trillion in 2021/22 from R860 billion in 2018/19.



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