A group of social justice organisations has warned that millions of poor South Africans may not receive Social Relief of Distress grants in April – and that hundreds of thousands will be excluded in the future due to new changes about who can qualify. Fin24 reports that the group – which includes Black Sash, Institute for Economic Justice, and Social Policy Initiative – says the department of social development and the South African Social Security Agency halted application processing for April “without explanation”.
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