Oxfam's latest report highlights the travesty of inequality and warns of dire and corrosive consequences to society.
A report has shown that top executives at JSE-listed firms got salary increases well above inflation plus other perks last year.
An IMF policy paper on income inequality describes rising public support for income redistribution as the gap between top and bottom earners grows.
Income inequality has not been reduced in South Africa since the end of apartheid.
Ballooning government wages are helping to close the income inequality gap between white and black South Africans.