Basic Income Grant

Black Sash petitions social development minister to oversee SASSA

The civil society organisation lists numerous issues with social grant payments it says need to be addressed urgently


Brief | 14 June 2023

“R350 is an insult. It is even less than the lunch of a minister’s son a day”

Activist groups demand Basic Income Grant of R1,500 at Kariega protest


Brief | 23 February 2023

Basic Income Grant: South Africa CAN afford to pay it

We can do it without cutting back on other grants


Debate | 4 October 2022

Universal social security is now a matter of urgency

Government must implement a policy for either a basic income grant or a grant for unemployed people

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Opinion | 3 December 2021

20 years later government still “discussing” Basic Income Grant

Even as the push for a comprehensive grant gathers pace, civil society organisations doubt the political will is there


News | 22 June 2021

Not introducing a Basic Income Grant could be “disastrous” says ANC report

Proposal is for R500 a month for everyone aged 18 to 59


News | 30 July 2020