South African Exodus

Why are so many of the best and brightest leaving South Africa? Tune into NPR's Tell Me More to find out.

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Why are so many of the best and brightest leaving South Africa? Tune into NPR's Tell Me More to find out.

Right now, there are a lot of World Cup organizers who are sweating bullets. There's certainly a lot of time left to turn certain logistical issues around, but they've got their work cut out for them and the fleeing of citizens does not make that work easier. Is the country's legacy catching up with it in some cosmic way? Is that the fate of all nations?