More than 30 million South Africans are languishing in poverty. The Poverty Trends in South Africa report released by Statistician-General Pali Lehohla today. Persons living below the 2015 food poverty line of R441 ($30) per person per month has increased by 2.8 million, from 11 million in 2011 to 13.8 million in 2015. The report showed that the most vulnerable to poverty in South African society were children aged 17 or younger // Homeless men and children sleep in a makeshift shelter parallel to the 'Castle of Good Hope' built in the 17th century it is a popular tourist destination. Bernard, 36yrs (far left) with Chris 13yrs, Marco 13yrs, Zuko 14yrs, Leighton 14yrs and Marshal 16yrs. For all of these young boys they have no knowledge of where their parents are. For them the streets are their home // From a recent story about the political landscape in South Africa for @focus_magazin . August 2017.