Daily IOL Radio News Bulletin - November 10

Published Nov 10, 2022


Cape Town - As you kick start your day, Nokuthula Khwela brings you the country’s biggest stories.

In our top stories:

The Black Sash said it is engaging the SA Social Security Agency (Sassa) and Postbank on ongoing challenges which recently saw millions of social grant beneficiaries unable to access their monies.

Black Sash national director Rachel Bukasa said: “We are well aware of the problems that are being experienced on the ground and we are disappointed to see this happening”.

Last week, Sassa issued a warning to social grants recipients using its gold cards to collect their monies at retailers and ATMs as over-the-counter withdrawals at Post Office outlets were affected by system glitches.

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Manchester City footballer Benjamin Mendy denied being "a danger to women" as he gave evidence for a third day of his trial for a string of sexual offences including rape, attempted rape and sexual assault.

Prosecution lawyer, Timothy Cray KC, accused Mendy of seeing the alleged victims as just "things to be used for sex"

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