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Can the Rainbow Nation deliver?

28 minutes
First broadcast:
Saturday 27 October 2012

What is it that stops South Africa delivering a better standard of living to all its people? Archbishop Desmond Tutu coined the term, and Nelson Mandela famously called the country the rainbow nation. But 18 years after the end of apartheid, the pot of gold is still out of sight for many. Manuela Saragosa and her guests, Will Jimerson, Lyal White, John Capel and Kate Robertson discuss what's gone wrong and how to fix the yawning gap between South Africa's haves and have nots. Plus, inequality may be bad for countries, but is it essential in the workplace? Colm O'Regan muses on the moment he joined management and became "them", not "us".


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