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What does it take to be an inspirational leader?

This four-part series follows exceptional African professionals on an intense journey of discovery to find the answer to that question and, along the way, dig deep into their own motivations and capacities as leaders.

By following their journey, we get a rare insight into a new, dynamic generation who may one day influence the fortunes of their countries. Only time will tell just how.

Archbishop Desmond Tutu, the patron of the leadership scheme, signs them up to his vision to become a new moral task force for the continent.


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Twenty five remarkable people chosen from across Africa for leadership coaching with a difference. This series gives a rare insight into the journey of these dynamic individuals who may one day influence the fortunes of their continent.

Tutu's Children can be seen each week at the following times GMT: Thursday: 2000; Friday: 1200; Saturday: 0100; Sunday: 0600; Monday: 2000; Tuesday: 1200; Wednesday: 0100; Thursday: 0600.