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Monday, September 9, 2013

SANParks Week - 2013


SANParks Week - 2013

SANParks Week - The annual South African National Parks (SANParks) Week takes place between September 9 and 13 and offers all South African citizens free entry into almost all 19 South African National Parks. The only exceptions are Namaqua National Park and the Boulders Penguin Colony in Table Mountain National Park.

SA National Parks: Wikipedia

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Sassa just does not tell the truth there is too much BS with them.I applied for a boimetric card last year it works on a finger print type system.I used to recieve my pension at the post office.Now i have to go to the civic centre every month.I asked them if one needs a pin code as well because one can go to Pick n Pay or different stores to draw ones money,they said to me no, the stores also have the finger print system.I go to Pick n Pay they tell me you need a pin code no finger print system there.One is supposed to go any where in the country to draw ones money but you cannot even do that.but i was informed lately that they could put in a pin code for me but if you see the bloody mess these Sassa offices are in one does not eve n want to go there it is like this all over in this country

Tia Mysoa said... .....Click here to refresh this blog

It’s disgusting how this country treats old people and people with disabilities! We also tried to make enquiries at SASSA – regarding how the new system works. We were mostly ignored, while others gave conflicting advice… Also, many pensioners in the queue we reapplying for new cards because they were victims of a robbery – a purse stolen or handbag snatched… Not that the thieves can do much with the stolen card!

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The above two comments are related to a newer posting: SASSA - South Africa’s Sloppy Service Agency

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