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Grant Grabs

Special Assignment

The South African social grant system is said to be one of the best on the African continent. However, it is not without its problems. Tonight we expose illegal and fraudulent deductions from hundreds of unsuspecting pensioners, whose poverty is further perpetuated by this practice, while the culprits get away with impunity. One of the …

IFP: Social grant recipients still being fleeced


Social grant recipients are still reporting deductions being made from their monthly grants ostensibly for “pre-paid air time, electricity vouchers, etc” which they have no knowledge of. “Last year there were numerous complaints from grant recipients around this issue and we raised it SASSA and was given the assurance that it has stopped all deductions …