SASSA Social Grants To Be Increased – SONA 2023 Prez Ramaphosa

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has given hope to millions of social grant recipients by hinting at an increase in social grants for the coming fiscal year during his 2023 State of the Nation Address on Thursday, 9th February 2023.

In his address, the President emphasized the importance of social grants in providing a safety net for the most vulnerable members of society and acknowledged the difficulties that many South Africans are facing due to the COVID-19 pandemic and its economic impact.

SASSA on SONA 2023

President Ramaphosa emphasized that the government is committed to ensuring that social grants continue to provide a reliable source of income for those who need it the most. He acknowledged that the current grants are insufficient to meet the needs of many South Africans and stated that the government is exploring ways to increase the grants in the coming fiscal year.

He however, did not state the exact amount expected to be increased irr by what percentage margin.

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This news has been met with excitement by social grant recipients and advocacy groups who have been calling for an increase in social grants for some time. The President’s hint at an increase in social grants has been seen as a positive step towards addressing poverty and inequality in South Africa.

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Below is the full speech delivered by the president

SONA 2023 Full Speech

It is important to note that the President did not give a specific figure or timeline for the increase in social grants. However, his statement has provided hope for many South Africans who rely on these grants for their daily survival.

To conclude, the President’s hint at an increase in social grants in the coming fiscal year has been seen as a positive step towards addressing poverty and inequality in South Africa. While no specific details have been provided, the news has been met with excitement by social grant recipients and advocacy groups who are hoping for a significant increase in the grants.

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