According to the World Bank, South Africa is the world's most unequal society. 25 years after the end of Apartheid, poverty is widespread among the country’s black majority. In Cape Town, the contrasts are particularly stark.
At the start of the World Economic Forum on Africa (WEF) in South Africa, the host country tries to show its best side. Instead, violence is escalating in several cities. Manuela Kasper-Claridge reports from Cape Town.
Germany's Social Democrats are calling for nationwide wealth tax. Why is the idea gaining momentum, and is it the answer to bridging the growing gap between rich and poor?
South Africa emerged as a 'rainbow nation' on April 27, 1994, after half a century of white rule, oppression of black people and racial segregation. It still faces huge problems. What happened to Nelson Mandela's dream?
Garbage is a symbol of our time. How we deal with it says something about our prosperity – and about social inequality. After all, one man’s trash is another man’s lifeline.
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