The Poverty Trends Report by Statistics SA shows that 10.2 million people (about 20.2% of the population) live below the poverty line (meaning they live on less than R305 a month). In the third video of our “Things we hope SONA addresses” series, we reverse the roles and ask how you would tackle poverty if you were President. Check it out:
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