Tuesday, 19 July 2016
President Jacob Zuma will, tomorrow on 19 July 2016, lead the celebrations of 10 years of the existence of the South African Social Security Agency (SASSA), which runs the South Africa’s social assistance programme, one of the country’s most effective and extensive poverty alleviation programmes.
Deputy Minister Bogopane-Zulu to chair the Satellite Session Focusing on the South African National Sex Workers HIV Plan 2016-19
Monday, 18 July 2016
The Deputy Minister of Social Development, Hendrietta Bogopane-Zulu, will be chairing the Satellite Session Focusing on the South African National Sex Worker HIV Plan (2016-2019) on July 18, 2016.
Tuesday, 05 July 2016
The year 2016 marks 10 years since the South African Social Security Agency opened its doors as a government institution to administer and distribute social grants. Minister Bathabile Dlamini will launch the campaign with the community of Zwide in Port Elizabeth.
On Thursday 26 May 2016 the Constitutional Court issued an order on a matter in which the South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) had appealed a High Court judgment issued on 17 December 2015, in terms of which SASSA was ordered to suspend the implementation of a moratorium disallowing funeral deductions from children’s grants (i.e. Child Support Grant, Care Dependency Grant and Foster Care Grant).
On this day, 10 Years ago, the then Minister of Social Development, Dr Zola Skweyiya, launched the South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) in Pretoria, Gauteng. The April 01, 2016 birth of the South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) brought hope to millions of beneficiaries across South Africa. Determined to deliver services in a humane manner with added convenience, SASSA came at an opportune moment.