For even the most basic hospital plan, a main member would pay R1 500 to R2 000 a month. A single parent with a child can expect to pay at least R2 300 a month. This would require a take-home salary of at least R20 000 a month for the medical cover not to exceed 10% of the household budget.
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A new report by the Electoral Integrity Project, which looks at the quality of electoral integrity worldwide, has identified South Africa as having the second-highest level of integrity in its elections in Africa.
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