Lesotho Nationals to Receive SA COVID Grants

THOUSANDS of Lesotho Special Permit (LSP) holders and other asylum seekers are set to receive M350 grants over a six-month period from the South African government to cushion them from the effects of the Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.

This follows an 18 June 2020 judgement by Pretoria High Court Judge Selby Baqwa ordering that special permit holders and asylum seekers be given the grants.

The grants were announced on 21 April 2020 by President Cyril Ramaphosa as a stop gap measure to assist…

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