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SA escapes Moody’s junk guillotine — for now
SA escapes Moody’s junk guillotine — for now
The country can collectively breathe a little easier this morning as the Moody’s verdict is in. Our credit rating outlook is revised from stable...
Why South Africa should seriously consider taxing its wealthy citizens
Why South Africa should seriously consider taxing its wealthy citizens
This is an edited extract from a chapter in the recently published The state of the nation: poverty & inequality: diagnosis, prognosis and responses....
If rot starts at the top, so too must hope begin with leadership
If rot starts at the top, so too must hope begin with leadership
South Africa is a country of contrasts, haunted by its history and divided by inequality. The country has a Gini coefficient of 0.63, which makes...
South Africa is set on fixing its economy. But will poor people benefit?
South Africa is set on fixing its economy. But will poor people benefit?
President Cyril Ramaphosa has been working hard to improve South Africa’s economic situation. 
Three million lifted out of poverty
Three million lifted out of poverty
South Africa's tax regime and fiscal policies have done more to reduce poverty and inequality than its peer countries, the World Bank said this...
From Dainfern to Diepsloot: A short trip across SA's wealth gap
From Dainfern to Diepsloot: A short trip across SA's wealth gap
Mpho Mpshane can't wait to escape the whiff of kerosene and the Tupperware-munching rats in her car-sized shack in Diepsloot township.
Gini bias denialists defeated by Google
Gini bias denialists defeated by Google
(Letters, May 24). But they lack any semblance of common...
Gini cannot grant wishes
Gini cannot grant wishes
Rian Malan's letter, which suggests some form of disinformation conspiracy in the measurement of inequality in South Africa, is silly and...

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