Text, Direction & Research: Rebecca Davis | Production, Design & Multimedia: Diana Neille | Video: Pascale Neuschäfer | Photography: Thapelo Lekgowa, Siphiwe Sibeko & Reuters | Voicing & Narration: Sizo Mhlangu |Website development: Realm Digital |Project Management: Styli Charalambous | Editor: Branko Brkic |
Special thanks: Paula Akugizibwe, Zanele Mbuyisa, Peter Verweij
This feature was produced with the support of the African Media Initiative and The African Story Challenge.
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