Sassa appeals to beneficiaries to swap cards

File: The Supreme Court of Appeal will hear arguments by the Black Sash and the Social Security Agency of South Africa on Thursday to appeal the judgment of the High Court in Pretoria that Black Sash says effectively permit social grant payment provider Net1 to continue making deductions from social grants.

File: The Supreme Court of Appeal will hear arguments by the Black Sash and the Social Security Agency of South Africa on Thursday to appeal the judgment of the High Court in Pretoria that Black Sash says effectively permit social grant payment provider Net1 to continue making deductions from social grants.

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JOHANNESBURG - Sassa grant beneficiaries who are still using old cards have just about two months to withdraw all their funds.

Sassa says it will permanently phase out the old cards on 31 September.

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By then, all beneficiaries should have the new gold card

The Social Security Agency says recipients must, however, keep their old card until money reflects on the new one.