Killed by bullets and sunshine: albinism is a death sentence

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Killed by bullets and sunshine: albinism is a death sentence

Those with the condition are not only at risk of murder, they’re dying of skin cancer owing to social isolation, says report

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Mpumalanga premier Refilwe Mtsweni-Tsipane has renewed her call to all SA communities to stop the brutal killings of those with albinism.

This comes as five people were back in the dock in Middelburg on Tuesday for the murder of Gabisile Shabane, 13, and her 15-month-old relative in January.

Gabisile’s body, mutilated and decomposed, was found in a shallow grave at Cullinan while Nkosikhona Ngwenya’s body was found in a stream beside a highway...

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