#PODCAST: SASSA bring forward payments of social grants, to help prevent the spread of #coronavirus

By Newsbreak Producer Tashlan Naidoo - The South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) has brought forward the payment of social grants for the elderly and persons with disabilities for the month of April in an effort to lower the risk of Covid-19 infections. SASSA plan to curb the spread by reducing congestion at retailers and banks. Grants are said to be paid on the 30th of March. All other grants, like child support grants, should be collected from 1 April. SASSA spokesperson, Paseka Letsatsi says if the spread of the virus becomes more rapid, this strategy could be implemented in the months to follow...