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Africa on the Move

South Africa: Sihle Tshabalala - from convict to change maker

Sihle Tshabalala, a convicted criminal and member of the infamous 26gang. Sihle has spent 11 years behind bars for armed robbery. During his time in prison and within six weeks he taught himself computer programming via an online course. He soon started to teach fellow prisoners English, Programming and beading and, after his release, initiated a Coding Centre in his home township Langa.

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