Wednesday, 4 April 2018

“Inequality has increased in South Africa since apartheid” – World Bank.

DIEPSLOOT, SOUTH AFRICA – JUNE 9: Sharon Ndlovu does her laundry next to sewage on June 9, 2015 in Diepsloot, South Africa. Diepsloot is plagues by constant sewage blockages that have the council worried. Authorities blame the overcrowding for the problem, saying the sewer systems that were built when the township was established were designed only to cover a certain number of people. (Photo by Gallo Images / Sowetan / Antonio Muchave)

“Inequality has increased in South Africa since apartheid” – World Bank.

It seems as if the legacy of apartheid will last long into the 21st century, as a damning study by the World Bank has revealed South Africa’s failure to address its domestic inequality issues.

The study documents the progress South Africa has made in reducing poverty and inequality since the end of apartheid in 1994, with a focus on the period between 2006 and 2015.


By Tom Head.

Full story at The South African.

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