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Letters to the editor: February 3 to 9 2017
Letters to the editor: February 3 to 9 2017
Is it coincidental that so many articles in last week’s Mail & Guardian (January 27) were more closely related than usual?
​Wealth is a threat to environment
​Wealth is a threat to environment
WEALTHTo be rich is a thing that many people in our society spend their whole lives striving for. Not having to worry about money and...
Figures suggest SA has the highest concentration of wealth in the hands of a few
Figures suggest SA has the highest concentration of wealth in the hands of a few
Although South Africa is known for its extreme income inequality, the degree of wealth inequality is even greater. New tax and survey data suggest...
1% own half the world's wealth
1% own half the world's wealth
The world is growing increasingly unequal, with the 2008 recession leading to a shrinking of wealth in global middle and lower classes while the...
Africa's place in the world of ultra-high-net-worth individuals
Africa's place in the world of ultra-high-net-worth individuals
Not only are the rich becoming more affluent... there are also more rich people in developing countries....
SA's richest people live … where?
SA's richest people live … where?
ANALYSIS
The haves have a great deal more wealth
The haves have a great deal more wealth
Amid much economic doom and gloom, South African household wealth grew nicely in the second quarter of 2014.
More millionaires, but world's wealth gap is growing
More millionaires, but world's wealth gap is growing
Global wealth is at an all-time high and has grown at a record pace over the past year to reach $263-trillion. But, at the same time, inequality has...
The rich get richer, and 'hog the proceeds of growth'
The rich get richer, and 'hog the proceeds of growth'
A record 13.7-million people are now classed as "high net-worth individuals" (HNWI), according to a survey of the planet's most well-off...
Oxfam finds 85 elites as rich as 3.5-billion people
Oxfam finds 85 elites as rich as 3.5-billion people
The world's wealthiest people aren't known for travelling by bus, but if they fancied a change of scene then the richest 85 people on the...
[Slideshow]Mswati: The king and the bling
[Slideshow]Mswati: The king and the bling
Lavish birthdays and more wives than Maybachs. It's good to be king. As struggling Swazis head to the polls, we look at the sweet life of King Mswati.

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