Why South Africa is the most unequal country on Earth and how to fix it | DW News

Nearly where three decades after the end of apartheid’s white minority rule, South Africa is still very much a country of privileged whites and poor black people. The gap between the haves and the have nots is so wide, that South Africa the most unequal society in the world. So what’s gone wrong and how can it all be fixed?
Two months after unrest not seen since the end of apartheid, people are counting the losses. This as the country deals with the triple threat of unemployment, poverty, and inequality. Economists call it a ticking time bomb. Is it about to explode?

00:00 South Africa the world’s most unequal country
02:07 Every third South African is unemployed
06:19 Black South Africans trapped in poverty
08:10 The link between inequality and unrest after Zuma’s arrest
11:18 South Africa’s inequality gap unpacked
15:45 South Africans call for solutions to inequality
18:43 A third of South Africans depend on state handouts
24:40 Drone footage shows South Africa’s inequality from from the air


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