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Meet Thandiwe Mlauli, the first black woman to launch an animation studio in South Africa

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Animation creator Thandiwe Mlauli.
Animation creator Thandiwe Mlauli.
Thandiwe Mlauli / supplied

She’s stubborn, sassy, passionate, short tempered and impulsive – and a magician in a world where it's not safe to be one.

Meet Sola – an anime character created by Studio Yezi and the star of its first production of the same name.

The studio, the first female-owned animation and development company in SA, is a creative hub dedicated to telling stories made for people of colour, and black people in particular.

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