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Social grant payouts have been going smoothly - Lindiwe Zulu

30 March 2020 1:00 PM
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Social development minister says they are also keeping in touch with other provinces where there seems to be challenges.

The first day of the early distribution of social grants has been going smoothly says Social Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu.

Special transport arrangements have been made for taxis and some buses to be allowed to operate between 5am and 8pm this week to ensure beneficiaries receive their funds.

RELATED: COVID-19 cases now 1,280, second death in South Africa confirmed

Zulu joins Clement Manyathela on the Midday Report to chat about her visit to several paypoints in Soweto and Alexandra.

We visited paypoints in Alexandra, Soweto and Eldorado Park. We are also keeping in touch with other provinces where there seems to be challenges. It has been going smoothly so far and our plans in terms of making sure that Sassa grants are paid and making sure that big retail shops are opened has worked out.

Lindiwe Zulu, Minister - Social Development

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30 March 2020 1:00 PM
Tags:
SASSA
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#21dayLockdown

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