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Senior citizens queue for their social grants outside Jabulani Mall in Soweto in May. Projections for 2030 suggest that more than 300 million people in sub-Saharan Africa will still be living in extreme poverty.Picture: ER Lombard / Gallo Images
Senior citizens queue for their social grants outside Jabulani Mall in Soweto in May. Projections for 2030 suggest that more than 300 million people in sub-Saharan Africa will still be living in extreme poverty.Picture: ER Lombard / Gallo Images

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