Poverty In South Africa

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A short academic essay In the following text, I will examine the poverty in South Africa, and the rest of the world and find out how bad it is. I will also try to find out how they can grow away from the poverty. Another thing I have been wondering about, is why the rich inhabitants, will not help the poor, in their own country. Nowadays, Africa has just become a symbol of poverty, even though it is not all the inhabitants in Africa that are living in poverty. Most of the people in Africa live in poverty, approximately 70% of all the young South Africans must supply themselves and often their family, for under 2$ a day. But in South Africa, there actually is a smaller part of the inhabitants sitting on all Africa’s wealth. Just a few miles away from the slums, there is an opposite world, with locked gates and guards in front of the mansions where the wealthy people of South Africa lives. their fellow Africans are starving to death on the other site of the gates. So why will they not help them? The inequality kills people, and it goes all the way back to apartheid, where 80% of all the land was controlled by whites. It is not only in South Africa the inequality takes place, while there are 196 countries in the world only 25 of them, are considered “rich”, that means that over 87% of all countries are poor, and some of them, like Zimbabwe for example, are very poor, that is too many in today’s world. One of the main reasons why South Africa keeps being poor, is because of

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