grant recipients

Sassa workers held hostage released

Social grant recipients have released employees of the South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) after holding them hostage in Tshidilamolomo and Disaneng villages on the outskirts of Mahikeng in the North West on Wednesday. This happened after hundreds of recipients were sent back home after being told that their accounts[…]

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Black Sash continues fight for grant recipients

The NGO, Black Sash says it will continue fighting for the rights of the poor following the ruling of the High Court in Pretoria which allows deductions from social grants recipients. The court ruled that amendments to regulations governing the payment of social grants should not prevent deductions from being[…]

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R2K, Black Sash intensify fight for grant recipients

The Right 2 Know Campaign in the Western Cape will picket at social grant pay-points across Cape Town on Thursday. Right 2 Know wants to show support for the human rights group, Black Sash. Black Sash launched a Constitutional Court application, asking the South African Social Security Agency and Social[…]

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