ARTICLES RELATING TO ALBINISM

Mom of black and white twins says people don’t believe they are siblings

2019-07-05 13:50

A mom who gave birth to twins – one black and one an albino – says people don’t believe both are hers because of her daughter's different skin colour.

Thando Hopa makes it among BBC's 100 most influential women

2018-11-28 12:19

The former prosecutor, model, poet, activist, aspiring actress and overall powerhouse is certainly a force to be reckoned with.

‘IT’S PEOPLE WITH ALBINISM, NOT ALBINOS!’

2018-07-03 13:24

Local model and entertainer, Refilwe Modiselle, has expressed her displeasure at the “sloppiness” of the producers and writers of popular Mzansi Magic dating show Date My Family.

'Our people still go missing without a trace,' says activist during KZN World Albinism Day march

2018-06-14 07:47

Hundreds of people with albinism have marched in Durban to commemorate World Albinism Day and to mark five years of official acknowledgement of albinism as a disability.

'Fake sangoma murderers' target albino body parts for rituals

2018-04-30 10:30

It is believed that the body parts of albinos are wanted by sangomas who make money out of them and use them for healing.

Twins with albinism take social media by storm

2018-03-06 15:25

This American pair are encouraging body-positivity one stylish outfit at a time.

Albinism - it's time to drop the myths, superstitions and stereotypes

2017-06-13 13:09

As we mark International Albinism Awareness Day today, it’s worth reflecting on some of the terrible – and sometimes lethal – myths, superstitions and stereotypes about people with albinism.

Activists fighting against albinism myths live life of fear

2016-07-13 10:42

“People with albinism are hunted,” said Nomasonto Mazibuko, the executive director of the Albinism Society of South Africa (Assa).

 

Man with albinism believes God protects him from sunburn

2019-01-29 06:53

An albino pastor at the Apostolic Faith Mission believes that God protects him from the sun, and that he doesn't need to apply sun lotion to his body.

12 BUST FOR KILLING MAN WITH ALBINISM

2018-07-09 14:30

A COP, a priest, a medical professional and the murdered man’s brother are among the 12 to face charges for the brutal killing of a person with albinism.

BABIES NEED LOVE AND CARE

2018-06-24 12:00

DID you know 13 June was International Albinism Awareness Day?

Model who is cross-eyed breaks into the world of modelling - why she's not really 'different'

2018-05-28 16:28

The only 'marker' between her and her peers is that her condition has been socially deemed unnatural because it's not the norm.

"I was never shameful about my albinism" – Michelle Mosalakae on her success

2018-03-23 13:36

"I was never discriminated against in my community.”

Model Mala Bryan on creating the Imani and Alexa dolls

2017-09-27 16:02

Doll collecting model and creator of the Malaville doll range talks about the latest additions to her innovative range.

A cry for justice from a young man living with albinism

2016-08-08 10:06

An albinism activist says government is doing little to support people with the condition, especially those from impoverished areas who can't afford the means to take of their health.

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