After a tweep posted the statistics of poverty in South Africa, social media users decided to give their two cents on the matter.
Socio and geopolitical risk analyst Bo Mbindwane took to his Twitter account to share the poverty statistics between the white and black races.
According to Mbindwane’s post, 50 000 white people were poor, while 32 million black people lived below the poverty line.
He added only 200k white South Africans were unemployed, compared to the eight million blacks. Briefly.co.za learned Mbindwane added 85% of all white people had medical aid, where only 15% of all black people enjoy the benefits of private medical care.
Social media users experienced mixed reactions to Mbindwane’s post and Briefly.co.za decided to gather eight of the most interesting reactions to the poverty statistics of SA.
Xavier Wayne Human wrote, “Ofcourse it was solvable in 24 years. Biggest problem South Africa is facing are resistance to change. In that regard for every transformation program the government implemented white people created a separate private program. It's like they running their own private government”.
“But our leaders are too corrupt. We can try blame whites all the time meanwhile we blacks are killing ourselves. Blacks are way too greedy, jobs are hard to find because we dont know someone inside. Education is no longer useful only money and knowing the right ppl,” @Nonolicious0 wrote.
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