Author: Siviwe Zibi

SASSA CONSIDERING STAGGERING PAYMENT DATES DURING CORONAVIRUS

Following the declaration of COVID-19 as a national disaster, the Minister of Social Development Lindiwe Zulu has met with the executives of the National Development Agency (NDA) the South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) and the South African Council for Social Service Professions to deliberate and agree on sector-wide precautionary measures to prevent further transmission […]

DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT AND AFRIKA TIKKUN AIMS TO CURB POVERTY AND YOUTH UNEMPLOYMENT

Afrika Tikkun and the Department of Social Development held a business breakfast on Friday in Houghton hotel.  Afrika Tikkun is dedicated to reduce child poverty and youth unemployment by empowering young people with necessary tools to access the economy and supporting their development from an early age, breaking their depending on social security and impending poverty […]

Wits University students sleeping in libraries and computer laboratories

Witwatersrand University students were protesting against lack of accommodation at the university, this comes after a video of students sleeping in the library and computer laboratories circulated on social media. The shutdown has also erupted the Parktown campuses. Students  blockaded entrances to both the education and medical campus. This has also affected people trying to […]

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