Strike Season in South Africa

South Africa always has a "strike season" but this year is different. The wave of labour unrest sweeping through the country is tranforming the entire nation's prospects. Investors are shunning it, ratings agencies are downgrading it and the people are suffering. Matthew Davies reports from the bus queues of Africa's richest nation.

Plus: do super schools produce super children? We speak to the head of a new World School which aims to create a new breed of multi-lingual international citizen.

(Image: Striking miners stage a protest at AngloGold Ashanti mine in Carletonville, South Africa, Credit: AFP/Getty)

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Fri 19 Oct 2012 11:32 GMT

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