An estimated three million people in South Africa have disabilities and struggle to lead normal lives. Her daughter's disabilities inspired Shona McDonald to set up an NGO that makes wheelchairs.
Eight female founders from Ghana, Kenya and South Africa are currently in Berlin as part of the Female Tech Business in Africa program. They want to network and push for digitization throughout Africa.
South Africa's young democracy is viewed throughout the world as an exemplary pluralistic rainbow nation. But as the country approaches its most important elections in 25 years, does art imitate life?
Under apartheid, dating across racial lines was banned by law. A quarter of a century later, South Africa still struggles to welcome young interracial couples into the rainbow nation. Sertan Sanderson reports.
"Whoever isn't 'productive' is worthless," said a woman forced to abandon her studies when her disability could not be accommodated. When it comes to inclusion, German schools and universities have a long way to go.
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