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General - March 30, 2017

Questions raised over South Africa’s new minimum wage

South Africa's government is going to introduce the country's first national minimum wage, meaning more than six million of the lowest-paid workers will have more money in their pockets.
But some critics say at $1.60 an hour, it’s far too low.

South Africa’s government is going to introduce the country’s first national minimum wage, meaning more than six million of the lowest-paid workers will have more money in their pockets.

But some critics say at $1.60 an hour, it’s far too low.

Others argue it’s too high and will stifle economic growth and job creation.

Al Jazeera’s Tania Page reports from Johannesburg.

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