"There is no avoiding the fact that further redistribution has to be on the table as part of sensible set of policies to build a South Africa in which all of our citizens can flourish," argue Murray Leibbrandt and Vimal Ranchhod in an article written for the NRF's Science Matters magazine.
CGTN's Travers Andrews talked to Prof. Murray Leibbrandt about SALDRU's Income Comparison Tool that aims to help people better understand SA's inequality. "We're all part of this society. We all fit somewhere. It's necessary to know where you fit in the distribution and see how other people live," Leibbrandt told him.
The completion of any post-schooling education substantially improves labour market prospects. Therefore increasing access is critical. While much of the debate has focused on the need for fees to fall at universities, a bigger challenge is increasing the overall number of students enrolled in the technical college system.