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Riots Spur South Africa to Consider Paying Stipends to Poor

  • Government is discussing paying basic income grant: Ramaphosa
  • Separate aid package planned for turmoil-hit companies
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Jul. 15: Aftermath of South Africa's Riots

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A week of deadly protests in South Africa has given impetus to proposals that the government pay out cash stipends to address the high levels of poverty and inequality that fueled the unrest.