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Finding solutions to fire dangers in energy poor households

lumkani---thumbShack fires, deaths from smoke inhalation and darkness in informal settlements could be problems of the past once four new inventions become staples of everyday life.

Tackling poverty: investing in agriculture

Access to food in SA improves: report

South African households' vulnerability to hunger has declined in the past 10 years, from 23.8% in 2002 to 11.5% in 2011, Statistics South Africa reports in its latest General Household Survey.
Absa in R400m housing project

More with houses, running water

The proportion of South African households living in informal dwellings has decreased to 14.4%, says Statistics Sa, while 74.4% of households now have access to piped water.
Spreading the social security net

Spreading the social security net

The state injects over R3-billion a month into poor households' budgets through social grants, providing support to over 10 million South Africans.


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