Delayed COVID-19 grant payments to be paid this week


The South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) will on Wednesday morning brief Parliament on the progress made on implementing the Constitutional Court ruling on the bidding of a new social assistance payment tender.

JOHANNESBURG - People whose COVID-19 grant applications were rejected can expect payment.

According to South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) payment can be expected by the end of the week.

READ: COVID-19 grant | Reconsideration payments underway

SASSA says the delays were due to verification and reconsideration processes.  

It says payments will be specifically for reconsideration appeals for the period August to November 2021.


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