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Opinion: Having a giving budget for South Africa’s beggars

 The Big Issue South Africa 26 January 2019

The international measure of wealth inequality is known as the Gini Coefficient. In many countries like South Africa, the rich poor divide is ever present, and is encountered every day by Ferial Haffajee, Editor of South African Sunday newspaper, City Press. She writes a special piece for the street paper about why she simply can’t ignore those who frequent the traffic light stops around Johannesburg begging for money. (684 Words) - By Ferial Haffajee

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The international measure of wealth inequality is known as the Gini Coefficient. In many countries like South Africa, the rich poor divide is ever present, and is encountered every time you stop at a set of traffic lights.  Illustration by Jason Bronkhorst

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