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Real value - you've got to be kidding! | by Sokwanele - Zimbabwe
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Real value - you've got to be kidding!

To put this in context, the Zimbabwean government recently gazetted the minimum wage for domestic workers to be Z$120,000 a month. So, to afford one of these tins of very ordinary jam, the domestic worker would have to save very cent of over four months worth of wages. Think about it!

 

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Taken on September 27, 2007