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Sassa grants have officially increased. This is following a recent announcement made by Finance Minister, Tito Mboweni, during his budget speech in February. 

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Are you trying to figure out what your SASSA appeal status means? If your appeal status is 'meanstest', keep reading to find out what this means for your application. 

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Advocacy group, The Black Sash, is calling for government to implement the Basic Income grant as soon as possible. 

SASSA has released payment dates for the month of April. These payment dates include dates for old persons, disability and children's grants.

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The extension of the R350 grant has given much needed relief to beneficiaries. The President announced the extension in January, but applications will soon close. 

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Some SASSA recipients are still waiting to receive their R350 grant payouts. The post office has now confirmed that they will get what's due to them. 

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NSFAS has addressed social media backlash, following a tweet that was sent out about the R350 grant.

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Finance Minister, Tito Mboweni has confirmed that social grants will increase by below inflation rates of between 1.0 and 3.4 percent.

The R350 Special Covid-19 grant has been extended. This was announced by President Cyril Ramaphosa during his State of the Nation Address (SONA) on Thursday evening. 

The South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) is a national agency of the government that was established in 2005. Their main aim is to provide social grants to residing citizens on behalf of the department of social development. Due to the Covid-19 global pandemic, this has taken a toll on many of us and has brought a great deal of uncertainty. This has impacted many households physically, mentally and financially and left many people unemployed and unable to provide for their families.

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