SA Post Office to no longer pay R350 grants at branches

People queueing to receive Sassa social grants.

FILE: People queueing to receive Sassa social grants.


JOHANNESBURG - The South African Post Office has announced it will no longer pay the R350 social relief of distress grant through its branches.

It says the move will help alleviate long queues at its branches, with many recipients of the grant having several options to collect the money.

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The Post office has advised those who have already reapplied for their social relief grant can choose to collect it from any Pick n Pay, Boxer, Shoprite or USave stores.

It says the application ow allows beneficiaries to choose where they want to receive their money.


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