IMC on Social Security to brief on progress of the new payment system for social grants

14th September 2017

The IMC on Social Security led by Minister of Social Development, Ms Bathabile Dlamini, will hold a media briefing to update the country on the progress of the new payment system for social grants.

Members of the media are invited to a briefing as follows:

Date:   Friday, 15 September 2017

Time:   10h00

Venue: 1035 Tshedimosetso House - Cnr Frances Baard and Festival streets in Hatfield, Pretoria – Gauteng Province       

Note: There will be a video link at GCIS Imbizo Media Centre – Parliament, 120 Plein Street in Cape Town

Minister Bathabile Dlamini and SASSA will be filing their second report on the progress of the payment of social grants to the Constitutional Court on Friday, September 15 2017.

In March this year, the Constitutional Court ordered the Minister of Social Development and SASSA to file quarterly reports on Sassa’s progress to take over the payment of social grants.

Media RSVPs should be forwarded to Mr Justice Malapane - 079 497 7426 / or Mr Takalani Mukwevho on 082 227 9308 /

Media inquiries may be forwarded to Ms Lumka Oliphant on 083 484 8067 or