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Fraud Allegation Hampers Social Assistance


The Inkatha Freedom Party is deeply concerned about the on going reports of fraud and corruption in the administration of social grants. “The recent suspension of staff at the Umfolozi social welfare office is yet another example of challenges being faced by the Department of Social Development. Even though the Department had not so long …

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 …