Cape Town – The South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) received more than 13.5m applications for the social relief of distress (SRD) grant by the end of January, with a worrying number of graduates applying.
It is reported that more than 716 000 tertiary graduates have applied for the SRD at the end of January.
As reported by TimesLive, during a parliamentary portfolio committee meeting this week, Social Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu revealed the numbers. She said that every month, between 7.4 million and 7.8 million applications were accepted.
“All our assessments and payments…
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