Can SA afford the Basic Income Grant?

The Basic Income Grant (BIG) debate has resurfaced again following a study commissioned by business on how South Africa could afford a basic income grant. Between cutting government expenditure, issuing more government debt, raising taxes was seen as the least bad option to fund the social grant. Prof Alex van den Heever, Chair of Social Security Systems Administration and Management Studies at the Wits School of Governance joins CNBC Africa for more.
Mon, 25 Jul 2022 10:55:36 GMT