social grants

It's not all doom and gloom for social-grant beneficiaries.
The agency was expecting updates from the provinces on Thursday regarding how many beneficiaries were still waiting for their grants.
But the social security agency has said the glitches in its system will be resolved by the end of the week.
Grant recipients have been asked to be patient, as Sassa battles to pay out grants to all of its beneficiaries on time.
This leaves a three-month gap of uncertainty for the 2.8-million people who receive their social grants in cash.
Sassa needs CPS to help it distribute grants to 2.8-million cash beneficiaries, the agency says.
The committee on social development does not want CPS to continue distributing social grants.
Former SASSA CEO Thokozani Magwaza should be taking some of the blame for the social grants scandal, says the Social Development Minister.
Dlamini was testifying at an inquiry into her personal role and liability in the social grants crisis in 2017.
Sassa says CPS will need to stay on while the Post Office contract is being phased in.