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Traditional healers from the inside

While becoming a traditional healer himself, Tshepo Phologane decided to document his journey and that of other contemporary healers using his camera. The result is an exhibition called The Truth.
• Sangomas join the rhino force

Sangomas join the rhino force

In 2011, two species of rhino were driven virtually to extinction - fortunately a remnant of one still survives in a game park, but the fight to save the animal goes on. Now South Africa's sangomas, or traditional healers, have joined the fray.
SANParks ups their game for rhinos

Joburg's king of muti museum

Joburg’s king of muti museum

The Museum of Man and Science in downtown Johannesburg is overflowing with illuminating exhibits and displays - of a different kind. The 66-year-old "museum" is actually a traditional muti or medicine shop, and provides an explosion of strange sights and smells.
Mai Mai: muti capital of Jo'burg

Mai Mai: muti capital of Jo’burg

Tired of the traditional drug approach? Try the Mai Mai Market in downtown Johannesburg. There's over 170 stalls dedicated to traditional African medicine or "muti", with herbalists and healers of every description - as well as a range of traditional clothing and artefacts.


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