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PRETORIA - Stats SA has called on the government to address education shortfalls to improve the lives of black South Africans.
The statistics agency released its mid-year population estimates on Thursday.
It says the future of black people -- especially the youth, looks bleak due to the lack of education.
After 22 years of democracy, it seems efforts to improve the education of a black child isn&39;t bearing the desired results.
StatsSA says the country can no longer afford to delay redressing the education divide, lest the country&39;s largest population ends up being uneducated, unskilled and destitute.
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