social grants

 
Government gets a thumbs-up for social grants and pensions
Government gets a thumbs-up for social grants and pensions
The government is doing pensions and social grants right, according to more than 61% of people of all races who took part in a national survey.
The poor face double-digit inflation
The poor face double-digit inflation
COMMENT
Spotlight on social grants: How grants are used to back loans
Spotlight on social grants: How grants are used to back loans
As early as 2013, the Black Sash warned of the “erosion of social grants” and pinpointed the “immoral and possibly illegal business...
Malnutrition rises despite social grants
Malnutrition rises despite social grants
More than one in five children in South Africa are stunted because of malnutrition, according to the Global Nutrition Report 2015 released on...
DA at one with unions over jobs
DA at one with unions over jobs
Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene envisages spending R410-billion over the next three years on social grants, but the Democratic Alliance warns that the...
Loan sharks 'eat up' social grants
Loan sharks 'eat up' social grants
The pay point is at the community hall, which is encircled by a barbed-wire fence. Two security guards are on duty at the gate and check grant...
Social grants beneficiaries more than doubled in 10 years
Social grants beneficiaries more than doubled in 10 years
The number of South Africans who benefit from social grants has more than doubled from 12.7% to 30.2% over the past 10 years. 
Ruling on grants tender damns Sassa
Ruling on grants tender damns Sassa
NEWS ANALYSIS
Social security debased by the profit motive
Social security debased by the profit motive
South Africans have become used to certain parts of the state being efficient and others being plagued by chronic inefficiency, to the point where...
Suspicious Sassa tender cries out for Hawks probe
Suspicious Sassa tender cries out for Hawks probe
This time last year, Net1 Universal Electronic Payment System Technologies disclosed that it was being investigated by the United States justice...
Social grant makeover betters lives
Social grant makeover betters lives
Since the advent of democracy, the South African Social Security Agency has been focused on getting the right person paid the right amount under...
Social grants decrease teenage girls' risk of contracting HIV
Social grants decrease teenage girls' risk of contracting HIV
Child support grants can significantly reduce teenage girls' chances of contracting HIV, according to study results released at the sixth South...

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