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By Matthew Lester
This afternoon I was working on the estate duty report for the Davis Tax Committee. No I am not giving away any secrets. But it obviously it involves looking at death rates.
Here is something very interesting for all South Africans, rich and poor – and it comes from the Stats SA mid year population estimates 2014.
AIDS related deaths are down from 343 194 in 2006 to 171 733 in 2014.
Every AIDS death is a tragedy. But WOW, that’s so much better.
So next time you are sitting round the dinner table slagging off JZ and our lousy lot in the new RSA, please temper the debate with what his administration has achieved.
How Mbeki can still appear in public is beyond me.
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