Although South Africa is a land with opportunity, it is not being utilized. Many social issues have arisen over the years, but the main ones are corruption, crime, HIV/AIDS, unemployment, poverty, racial discrimination and migration. Migration is the main cause of unemployment and job loss, but in turn migration is caused by crime and corruption. South Africa has a large network of ‘cause and affect’ issues that need to be resolved, but government is approaching its situation unprepared and unaware, however most of these issues are the result of poor supervision that ensures businesses uphold policies and laws that are put in place and the lack of non-corrupt supervision to ensure correct ...
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