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Cape Town extends the application deadline for pensioner support and indigent benefits

# The City of Cape Town has extended the pensioner support application deadline to the end of this month. All residents aged 60-years and older, including social grant recipients with pensions up to 22-thousand-rand, are urged to apply for financial support. The city has increased its social support package for the current fiscal year and extended the deadline to assist more qualifying citizens. Mayoral committee member for Finance Siseko Mbandezi says the aid includes rates rebates and indigent benefits, making it one of the most substantial assistance packages for low-income households.