South Africa GDP (official exchange rate) 2010-2020 / World Bank data via tradingeconomics.com
As pictures roll in from around the country of our urban masses crammed into peri-urban slums (which we sanctimoniously refer to as informal settlements), many of us have taken to sharing sentiments about how privileged we are to be relatively safe within our middle-class and upper-class dwellings.
Privileged? No. At best, we are are lucky.