Twenty-five years after the end of the apartheid, almost a third of South Africans of working age are unemployed and inequality continues. South Africa is a country where inequalities exist between different social groups; while there are large fortunes and the capitals are among the main business centers in Africa, about a quarter of the South African population is unemployed and lives on less than US$1.25 a day.
Experts warn that a heroin crisis is brewing, which has already hit the country’s poorest and is likely to continue multiplying. In the last five years the heroin market has grown profoundly. It is an important phenomenon, not only in large cities, but also in small cities.