Just less than 6-million poor people who rely on the R350 Covid-19 social relief grant for their survival will not get their March payment until the end of April because of delays experienced by the government agency that pays them.

At end-April the beneficiaries will get a double payment for March and April, a spokesperson for the SA Social Security Agency (Sassa), Paseka Letsatsi, said on Thursday...

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