White Yet Black is a conversational piece with people with albinism in Southern Africa. Part documentary, part experimental film, White Yet Black is a poetic piece. The film attempts to highlight the experiences of people with albinism in the southern African region.
The silent and deadly trade is one of the most lucrative and harmful forms of human trafficking.
Facing a growing bias against indigenous crops, Kenyan researchers set out to showcase the value in local options – and set a global standard.
Because of their appearance, people with albinism in Tanzania are often socially excluded and frequently (and sometimes violently) discriminated against.
In a gruesome attack, criminals in Kitwe, Zambia hacked off and fled with the hand of a seven year-old girl with albinism. The crime, believed to be a ritual attack has caused an outrage in Zambia and on social media with prominent campaigners on albinism coming out to strongly condemn the senseless act.
Sunscreens are available at state hospitals for people with albinism.
Nigerian photographer Yetunde Ayeni-Babaeko had a photographic exhibition, White Ebony, at the Temple Muse and hosted by SMO Contemporary Art. The exhibition highlighted the daily struggles of people with Albinism.
Thando Hopa, a South African model, lawyer and activist, is on the April cover of “Vogue Portugal” for their “Africa Motherland” edition. The magazine stated that the issue is an ode “to origins” and to “Africa, as the birthplace of mankind”.
Women with albinism are making a strong and growing contribution to changing perceptions and seeing all People with Albinism (PWA) and other marginalised groups being integrated into society more fully.