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Africa on the Move - Nigeria’s modern medicine men

Fatunde Ojo is a traditional healer who lives in Kuruduma, a small suburb of Nigeria’s capital Abuja. To find the ingredients for his medicine, he now has to travel long distances. Abuja is growing and the forests have to make way for it. More and more people come here to find work. Fatunde Ojo has to keep up with the times as well. The traditional healers now try to package their remedies professionally, to serve new markets. Fatunde Ono knows his business will suffer if he sticks to old methods. Competition is fierce among the healers. To stay in business, he distributes flyers advertizing his medicine throughout the city.

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Fatunde Ojo has to keep up with the times as well. The traditional healers now try to package their remedies professionally, to serve new markets. Fatunde Ono knows his business will suffer if he sticks to old methods. Competition is fierce among the healers. To stay in business, he distributes flyers advertizing his medicine throughout the city.