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Trust based on a Model C accent is 'problematic' - Prof Keswell

Research conducted at UCT highlights some prejudices by South Africans based on how different people sound when speaking English.

To share his views on why this is, Associate Professor in the School of Economics, Malcolm Keswell spoke to Stephen Grootes on the Midday Report.

Listen to the conversation below:

South Africans more trusting of Model C accents - research

Redi Tlabi asked listeners to respond to the research findings, which stated that South Africans are more trusting of people with Model C accents (mother-tongue English accent).

Listen to the responses below:

It's an absolute tolerance issue. South Africans are intolerant of anybody who is different from them,

Samantha, calling from Pretoria

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