Unemployment Grant Applications are now Open, Here’s is what you need to have with you

  The government made a promised to the public that the Social Distress Grants will be paid starting from the first of May. It looks like the government will actually fulfil their promise and people will be given the long awaited grant. Sipho Mnguni During the weekend Sassa had a brief test run on it […]

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Foreigners can also benefit fromthe unemployment grant if they are in the country legally

  President Cyril Ramaphosa last week on Tuesday, the 21st of April, announced that jobless people will be getting a grant of R350 for the next 6 months as a part of the Covid-19 relief package. Ever since the announcement people have been looking for more information on the issue and some of this information […]

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Black Sash encourages the government to increase its unemployment grant from R350 to R1000

The Black Sash has urged the state to up the temporary Covid-19 social relief grant for the unemployed South Africans from R350 to at least R1 000 The Black Sash made this comment when it was reacting to social relief measures announced by President Cyril Ramaphosa.The grant is meant to minimize the effects the lockdown […]

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How the new Covid-19 unemployment grant will be rolled out has been explained by SASSA CEO

  Busisiwe Memela who is Sassa’s chief executive, explained how the social security agency plans to single out and pay the rightful beneficiaries. President Cyril Ramaphosa earlier this week introduced a new coronavirus grant worth R350 to be given to the unemployed every month for the next six months. This grant is mainly aimed to […]

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