DJ Maphorisa

DJ Maphorisa has reportedly repossessed two luxury cars and expensive wigs, and clothes that he had previously gifted to his ex-girlfriend, citing allegations of infidelity as the reason for his actions. Earlier this year, the DJ was accused by his girlfriend Thuli Phongolo of physically assaulting her in an incident that took place on her balcony in Sandton, Johannesburg.

The cars that have been repossessed include a Mercedez G-Wagon and a Porsche. Phongolo stated in a police statement that the assault occurred during an argument about an incident that took place the previous night during DJ Maphorisa’s performance. She claimed that he became aggressive and physically assaulted her by punching her chest and grabbing her aggressively by the neck.

Understanding Who Qualifies for the SASSA R350 Grant

Since the SASSA SRD R350 grant was introduced in 2020, more than 7 million people have been approved and have been benefiting from this social relief grant. If you too are thinking of applying or have applied but declined, it would be great to read more on the R350 qualifying criteria to understand your SASSA status.

Qualifying Criteria for the SASSA R350 Grant

1. South African Citizen
This is the main group of people the grant is for. But, if you’re a permanent resident or a refugee, you can also apply.

2. Age Requirement
Aged between 18 and 60 years old: The grant is for adults who are at an eligible age to work but maybe can’t find a job.

3. Income Limit
Not earning much money: To get the grant, you can’t earn more than R624 a month.

4. Unemployment
Unemployed: The grant is for people without a job who also don’t get money from other government programs.

5. Asylum Seekers
Asylum seeker: If you’ve come to South Africa because you’re not safe in your home country, you can apply for the grant. But you must have a section 22 permit or visa.

6. Special Permit Holders
Special permit holders: If you come to South Africa from Angola, Lesotho, or Zimbabwe and have a special permit because you’re from one of these countries, you can apply for the grant.

7. Exclusion from Other Programs
Not getting money from UIF or NSFAS: If you’re getting money from the Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) or the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS), you can’t get the grant.


That’s the main points about who can get the SASSA R350 grant. It’s a good idea to check all the requirements carefully before you apply. This way, you can be sure if you are eligible to get the grant or not.

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