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Episode 1: Behind the scenes
When great leadership seems in short supply can an African experiment championed by Archbishop Desmond Tutu offer any hope?
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Twenty-five young Africans chosen to participate in the Archbishop Desmond Tutu leadership course promise to dedicate their talents to transforming the continent.
Matthew Cassel/Al Jazeera
The first half of their leadership coaching focuses on Africa's most stubborn problems and takes place at a mountain retreat just outside Cape Town.
Matthew Cassel/Al Jazeera
One of the course participants, Swaady, has a very bold approach to women's empowerment in Africa and her ideas caused quite a reaction from others in the group.
Matthew Cassel/Al Jazeera
With memories of the Tunisian revolution still vivid and of young North Africans who would risk everything for democracy, Zied Mhirsi, one of the course particpants, grows quietly agitated in one of the sessions as others appear to lean towards the idea of benevolant dictatorship.
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These Tutu's Children engage in quite a few heated debates and experience a clash of opinions on many occasions.
Matthew Cassel/Al Jazeera
In a bid to inspire them with examples of Africa's most admired leaders, Tutu's Children are on their way to Robben Island prison, 12km off the coast of Africa's southern tip, where Nelson Mandela was held for 18 of his 27 years as a prisoner of the apartheid government.
Matthew Cassel/Al Jazeera
They are led around the prison on Robben Island by former activists and inmates, now at liberty to tell their stories and those of the people who, at great personal cost, led the fight for civil liberties.
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Tutu's Children - Episode 1: Africa's new moral task forcehttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/1357730023474When great leadership seems in short supply can an African experiment championed by Archbishop Desmond Tutu offer any hope?en-usAl Jazeerafeedback@daylife.com10Wed, 09 Jan 2013 11:13:44 GMTThu, 10 Jan 2013 11:57:45 GMTTutu's Children - Episode Onehttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/1357730023474?image_id=0a9abWT70b5AS

Twenty-five young Africans chosen to participate in the Archbishop Desmond Tutu leadership course promise to dedicate their talents to transforming the continent.

Wed, 09 Jan 2013 10:57:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/1357730023474?image_id=0a9abWT70b5ASMatthew CasselAl JazeeraAl Jazeera Upload Images

Twenty-five young Africans chosen to participate in the Archbishop Desmond Tutu leadership course promise to dedicate their talents to transforming the continent.

Tutu's Children - Episode One
Tutu's Children - Episode Onehttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/1357730023474?image_id=06db5u04a42eF

The first half of their leadership coaching focuses on Africa's most stubborn problems and takes place at a mountain retreat just outside Cape Town.

Wed, 09 Jan 2013 10:59:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/1357730023474?image_id=06db5u04a42eFMatthew CasselAl JazeeraAl Jazeera Upload Images

The first half of their leadership coaching focuses on Africa's most stubborn problems and takes place at a mountain retreat just outside Cape Town.

Tutu's Children - Episode One
Tutu's Children - Episode Onehttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/1357730023474?image_id=04tc9Fb65Q1Ug

One of the course participants, Swaady, has a very bold approach to women's empowerment in Africa and her ideas caused quite a reaction from others in the group.

Wed, 09 Jan 2013 10:54:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/1357730023474?image_id=04tc9Fb65Q1UgMatthew CasselAl JazeeraAl Jazeera Upload Images

One of the course participants, Swaady, has a very bold approach to women's empowerment in Africa and her ideas caused quite a reaction from others in the group.

Tutu's Children - Episode One
Tutu's Children - Episode Onehttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/1357730023474?image_id=06zUd1R8SN81f

With memories of the Tunisian revolution still vivid and of young North Africans who would risk everything for democracy, Zied Mhirsi, one of the course particpants, grows quietly agitated in one of the sessions as others appear to lean towards the idea of benevolant dictatorship.

Wed, 09 Jan 2013 10:55:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/1357730023474?image_id=06zUd1R8SN81fMatthew CasselAl JazeeraAl Jazeera Upload Images

With memories of the Tunisian revolution still vivid and of young North Africans who would risk everything for democracy, Zied Mhirsi, one of the course particpants, grows quietly agitated in one of the sessions as others appear to lean towards the idea of benevolant dictatorship.

Tutu's Children - Episode One
Tutu's Children - Episode Onehttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/1357730023474?image_id=01fX3w2cgt3EO

These Tutu's Children engage in quite a few heated debates and experience a clash of opinions on many occasions.

Wed, 09 Jan 2013 10:56:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/1357730023474?image_id=01fX3w2cgt3EOMatthew CasselAl JazeeraAl Jazeera Upload Images

These Tutu's Children engage in quite a few heated debates and experience a clash of opinions on many occasions.

Tutu's Children - Episode One
Tutu's Children - Episode Onehttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/1357730023474?image_id=07k0fzz7b09Wh

In a bid to inspire them with examples of Africa's most admired leaders, Tutu's Children are on their way to Robben Island prison, 12km off the coast of Africa's southern tip, where Nelson Mandela was held for 18 of his 27 years as a prisoner of the apartheid government.

Wed, 09 Jan 2013 11:00:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/1357730023474?image_id=07k0fzz7b09WhMatthew CasselAl JazeeraAl Jazeera Upload Images

In a bid to inspire them with examples of Africa's most admired leaders, Tutu's Children are on their way to Robben Island prison, 12km off the coast of Africa's southern tip, where Nelson Mandela was held for 18 of his 27 years as a prisoner of the apartheid government.

Tutu's Children - Episode One
Tutu's Children - Episode Onehttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/1357730023474?image_id=0ejV1mMahnf1k

They are led around the prison on Robben Island by former activists and inmates, now at liberty to tell their stories and those of the people who, at great personal cost, led the fight for civil liberties.

Wed, 09 Jan 2013 10:53:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/1357730023474?image_id=0ejV1mMahnf1kMatthew CasselAl JazeeraAl Jazeera Upload Images

They are led around the prison on Robben Island by former activists and inmates, now at liberty to tell their stories and those of the people who, at great personal cost, led the fight for civil liberties.

Tutu's Children - Episode One


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