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South Africa needs extra cash as the country is plagued by declining revenues, low growth rates, rising unemployment and a ballooning debt. But instead of hitting embattled South Africans with higher income taxes, the government plans to slash public spending. Some ailing companies, however, will still get a lot of financial help.
In the past year, millions across the world have protested for better opportunities and against perceived inequalities in their societies and economic systems. Development goes way beyond average incomes or a country's GDP, as the annual Human Development Report argues. The director of the report, Pedro Conceição (UNDP), explains why it's so vital to tackle inequalities.