More than 3.5-million people have applied for the new temporary grant meant to provide some relief for those who are unemployed and not receiving any form of financial assistance during the Covid-19 pandemic since it was opened on Monday.

The temporary grant of R350 a month was introduced as part of the government's economic and social support package...

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