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A recent survey by Afrobarometer found that people believe that the South African economy is in a worse position than it was one year ago. Less than half of these people expect the situation to improve.


Currently, in South Africa, the child support grant provided by the government stands at R460. When compared to the adjusted national poverty line which stands at R634, the child grant is simply not enough.


While the loss of life remains the greatest of all losses, the loss of revenue due to the pandemic is highly concerning to South Africans.


The pandemic has seen the most vulnerable households desperate for survival. The South African govenment is called to assist its people.

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