Seniors suffer from suspension of Sassa cash payment points


The persistent riots in KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng have created fear and caused untold suffering among the elderly in remote villages of Limpopo. The Social Security Agency of SA (Sassa) yesterday suspended the payment of social benefits at all payment points in the five regions of Waterberg, Mopani, Vhembe, Sekhukhune and Capricorn. More than 2.5 million people in Limpopo received retiring allowances each month, but Sassa province spokesman Norman Kutama said all cash transport teams were ordered not to not deliver money after a risk assessment. He advised beneficiaries to use banks or ATMs to withdraw money …


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