R350 social relief grant not enough to live on
/ 26 September 2021

R350 social relief grant not enough to live on

Nearly half of the population in South Africa — one of the most unequal countries in the world — is considered chronically poor.

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/ 7 April 2004

Election policies put poverty on hold

<img src="http://www.mg.co.za/ContentImages/41909/10-X-Logo.gif" align=left>With South Africa’s poor constituting a large portion of potential voters — and a significant component of disillusioned voters — it is surprising that no party has come out with a political manifesto clearly aimed at providing for the immediate needs of people living in poverty.