SASSA disruption to be resolved

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Klerksdorp Record, Klerksdorp - Some SASSA beneficiaries encountered problems on 1 April when trying to withdraw their grants at the post office and through other payment channels. This was due to a network problem on the side of the South African Post Office (SAPO) grant payment system.

To read the full story, read page 5 of our 5 April 2019 issue.

Report fake reports now

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Klerksdorp Record, Klerksdorp - The always-on social media world of bots, likes and shares has become the new battlefield of what’s real and not real in the news and information we read. What appears to be truth can sometimes be propaganda being peddled to derail elections or sway public opinion with the intent to cause harm. This is called digital disinformation.

To read the full story, read page 4 of our 5 April 2019 issue.

SASSA voice call line suspended

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Klerksdorp Record, Klerksdorp - The SASSA voice verification line has been suspended until further notice. This was confirmed to Klerksdorp Record by SASSA spokesperson Smanga Selemeni after Klerksdorp Record received se-veral complaints from social grant beneficiaries that there is a fault on the line.

 

To read the full story, read our 3 July 2015 issue

What is in a name?

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Klerksdorp Record, Klerksdorp - Tongues are wagging on the proposed name change of the North West province to Moses Kotane province. And then the ANC added further fuel to the fire by referring to the province as Bokone-Bophirima, making the civic rights union AfriForum believe they have already changed the province’s name “without following procedure’’.

To read the full story, read our 26 June 2015 issue.

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