There was some relaxation to the lockdown rules when President Cyril Ramaphosa made his more recent speech to the county on Sunday night. The third wave is not over he said, but it is significantly easing so the government has decided that the rules can be relaxed to allow some more freedom of movement and business to return.
At the December edition of the country's 'family meeting' President Cyril Ramaphosa has reminded the country that we cannot let our guard down in the fight against Covid-19. He announced new restrictions for those living where the outbreak is the worst, but for all South Africans, it is too soon to relax in the fight against this virus. The full video is available on our website.
Have you ever heard the saying ‘Life Happens’. There is a lot of truth to this statement. Sometimes things happen which are out of our control. Illness can strike at any time and can possibly prevent you from being able to work for a period of time. The Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) could assist you if you fall ill.
There are various platforms that you can use to submit your R350 Social Relief of Distress (SRD) grant application. One of these platforms is the Chatbot platform by the South African Social Security Agency (SASSA).
Here's how you can go about submitting your application on using SASSA Chatbot: