Old Age Pension scheme is Father Xmas – PAC


Governments’ Old Age Pension Scheme has been described as a very strange creation-more like Father Christmas.

Public Accounts Committee (PAC) member Dithapelo Keorapetse said yesterday that this is because it gives money to just about anyone over 65 years regardless of their financial status.

This was during a presentation by the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development to the PAC.

Editor's Comment
A step in the right direction

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