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So you've submitted your R350 grant application and you then head in and do a SASSA grant status check. Your SRD grant application status might reflect as 'Application Outcome' here's what that means.


Many applicants for the SASSA R350 grant are left with a status saying 'Pending' and don't know what this means or where their application is. Read more to find out what this means and also what happens to your application after you apply. 


If you've applied for the SASSA R350 SRD grant and have been declined in the period February to April 2021, SASSA has now extended the appeals deadline. 


SASSA beneficiaries are unhappy with the way grants have been implemented lately, especially those who have been approved for the R350 Covid-19 SRD grant as they have been experiencing delays in receiving payments without any commuication from SASSA. 


If you are wanting to apply for a child support grant from SASSA, it is important to note that there are specific days set out for when you are allowed to come to the SASSA offices to do so. Continue reading to find out which days are for Child Support Grants applications. 


If you are wanting to apply for an older persons grant from SASSA, it's important to know that there are specific days set out for when you are allowed to come to the SASSA offices to do so. Read further to find out out which days are for Older Persons Grants applications.


SASSA has recently announced that recipients of the R350 SRD grant should be making use of the SRD website for the related services. 


The ports of entry have been prepared for the high volume of travellers expected to return back to South Africa in January 2021. 


About 20% of applicants for the R350 SRD grant were rejected by SASSA due to being IRP5 registered, but what does this mean? Keep reading to find out.  


The South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) has came under fire for only appointing a team of 10 staff members to handle thousands of appeals made by people who applied for the R350 Covid-19 social relief distress (SRD) grant and were rejected. 


The Unemployment Insurance Fund is now under fire as it announced the end of the Temporary Employer/Employee Scheme. The UIF's Commisioner has now spoken on the situation saying that TERS was only supposed to be for three months.


Business for South Africa calls for Government to extend the Covid-19 Temporary Employer/Employee Relief Scheme as it was found that the Unemploymnt Insurance Fund does indeed have the funds to do so. The scheme was set up and launched in March and applications closed in September.


“I heard the government extended the grant for three months, but I am still waiting for my first payment to be approved” Residents of Orlando in Soweto, Johannesburg say they joined the line outside this post office as early as 4am in the hope of getting their R350 Covid-19 relief grants this week.


President Ramaphosa announced that SASSA is going to extend their Special Relief Distress grant of R350 for another three months. However, despite the grant being extended, the agency won't be taking new applications.


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On 15 October President Cyril Ramaphosa announced the extension of the R350 SRD grant for another three months and this was welcomed by many. However, the Democratic Alliance (DA) worries that its implentation will continue to be disorderly. 

 


Many calls are being made to Government to have the R350 grant offered by SASSA and the Department of Social Development to be extended. A fake message circulated speaking on the extension and SASSA has now set the record straight.


Economists warn that South Africa will not be able to afford to keep the R350 Covid-19 SRD grant permanently or the country will face an economic crisis.


Lindiwe Zulu, the Minister in charge of SASSA, has explained where the appeals process for the R350 grant is at and how they are being processed. The Department of Social Developmnt and SASSA has had to take a close look at their operations after the Auditor-General's report found many negatives.


Some SASSA grantholders have been having issues with transacting their funds and this would of course cause panic amongst beneficiaries. The South African Post Office has now responded to these issues and outlined what will be done about it.

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