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    South African workers face high remittance costs

    Al Jazeera English

    by Al Jazeera English

    Migrant workers employed in South Africapay among the highest charges in the world to send their money back home. The World Bank estimates that as much as 21 percent of the money set aside for family members back home is spent on simply getting it there. Workers have little choice, however, if they want to make sure their cash reaches their families. Al Jazeera's Haru Mutasa reports from Johannesburg.