South Africa Government

09/15/2020 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 09/15/2020 04:27

Minister Lindiwe Zulu briefs media on Coronavirus Covid-19 Social Development Social Relief Measures, 16 Sept

The Minister of Social Development, Ms Lindiwe Zulu, will on Wednesday, 16 September 2020, brief members of the media on the latest DSD Portfolio social relief measures to mitigate the impact of COVID-19.

During the briefing, Minister Zulu, together with the CEOs of SASSA and NDA, Ms Totsie Memela and Ms Thamo Mzobe, will give updates on the implementation of the Special COVID-19 Social Relief of Distress Grant, status on transfer of payments to Non-Profit Organisations (NPOs), food relief, prevention and control measures at DSD facilities - including residential care facilities for older persons, amongst others.

Details of the virtual media briefing are as follows:
Date: Wednesday, 16 September 2020
Time: 09h00 -11h00
Venue: Tshedimosetso House (GCIS), Ronnie Mamoepa Press Room, 1035 Frances Baard Street, Hatfield

Media Participation: Journalists may view the briefing via live streaming on the SA Government Facebook page, Twitter and YouTube channels on the links below.

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SABC will provide a pool feed as follows:
Satellite: Amos7 @ 4 West
Downlink: 12649.5 Mhz V
Symbol Rate: 2.7 MSym/s
Modulation: 8PSK
Video: HD H.264 @ 4.2.0

Members of the media who wish to attend and cover the media briefing may RSVP to: Ms Nomfundo Xulu-Lentsoane on 066 480 6845 or on email [email protected](link sends e-mail) I Ms Sharlene Naiker: 082 673 5849 or on email [email protected](link sends e-mail).

Please note that space is limited.

Media enquiries may be forwarded to Ms Lumka Oliphant on 083 484 8067 or on email: [email protected](link sends e-mail)