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A jobs protest in the North West.
A jobs protest in the North West.
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The Covid-19 pandemic looks set to increase inequality in South Africa, even as President Cyril Ramaphosa calls for equal economy in the year ahead.

Ramaphosa, in his State of the Nation Address (SONA) on Thursday evening, called for South Africans to "build a new and more equal economy and a better, more just society".

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