World Bank highlights SA’s child grants

2014-05-21 21:00

South Africa, which spends about 3.4% of its GDP on social safety nets, has the most generous child support grant in Africa, according to a World Bank report.

Grants play big part in fighting poverty

2014-04-03 13:05

Social grants have had an important impact on reducing poverty with 4 million fewer people now living in poverty in South Africa, according to Statistics SA.

Dole system on the cards for SA

2012-12-20 10:41

The ANC is set to approve a comprehensive package of grants for unemployed youth that is estimated to cost the country R30bn a year.

DA: Clarify kinship benefit

2012-09-03 22:22

Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini needs to outline measures for the financial support of those who care for their grandchildren, the DA says.

State grants net covers 15 million

2011-09-30 11:32

More than 14.5 million people now receive a social security grant out of a population of 50 million, says the SA Social Security Agency.

Who qualifies for old age grants?

2011-07-12 09:37

Many older people hope to supplement their income with a state grant.


We save govt R3bn per year - CEO

2014-05-11 14:00

Cash Paymaster Services saved the state over R3bn per annum with the removal of more than a million social grant beneficiaries, claims Net1 CEO Serge Belamant.

R10bn Sassa tender goes to ConCourt

2013-09-08 17:53

The battle over a R10bn tender to distribute social and welfare grants, is set to reach its final round as the case heads to the Constitutional Court.

A million more to receive grants

2012-10-25 14:29

More than a million additional South Africans will come to rely on the state for income over the next three years.

Social grants now support 15.2m

2011-10-25 15:45

Welfare grants have expanded to cover at least 15.2 million South Africans, according to the latest medium-term budget statement.

DTI approves R157m in grants

2011-09-07 17:12

The department of trade and industry has approved R157m in grants under its business process outsourcing incentive scheme, says its minister Rob Davies.

William Tell receives part of grant

2011-03-23 08:17

William Tell, a mass producer of wood-based panels, has received R6m as the second payment for a grant it applied for last year.

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