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Saving Jesus From Nyaope

A heroin-based drug called 'Nyaope' is destroying young lives in South Africa’s townships.
Warning: contains scenes of drug use.

A heroin-based drug cocktail called nyaope is destroying young lives in South Africa’s townships.

Our reporter Golden Mtika finds an old family friend, Jesus, addicted to the drug and scavenging in an open sewer.

While Jesus goes into rehab, Golden goes in search of the dealers who bribe the police and push the drug. But will Jesus get clean?

I designed a wheelchair using a stick in my mouth

Martin Brown designs state-of-the-art wheelchairs after an accident left him paralysed
Twenty-one years ago, Martin Brown from Johannesburg in South Africa, had a devastating accident that left him paralysed from the shoulders down - able to move only his head, mouth and eyes. But he hasn't let it hold him back. Since then, Martin has become an entrepreneur - designing and manufacturing specialist wheelchairs. Outlook's Mpho Lakaje has been to meet him. (Photo credit: Mpho Lakaje.)
Mayfair: A South African gangster film with big ambitions
Mayfair is a new gangster movie focusing on South Africa's Muslim community in a Johannesburg suburb.

'Springboks' first black Test captain bringing solidarity in a divided country'

Siya Kolisi's impact as South Africa captain has been huge both on and off the pitch.
Earlier this year, Siya Kolisi made history when he led the players out as the country's first black Test match captain against England in Johannesburg.

On Saturday, he'll be entrusted with that honour again at Twickenham - as the two sides meet on the opening weekend of the Autumn Internationals. 

Quotas have been introduced in South African rugby, with the aim of 50% of the Springboks players to be black at next year's World Cup in Japan. South African sports journalist Philasande Sixaba discusses how important Kolisi's captaincy is to black athletes in the country, where they still face barriers today.

Photo: Siya Kolisi (Getty Images)
South Africa's ancient lost city of Kweneng rediscovered by lasers
Descendants of the 15th Century residents are now fighting to have it recognised as their homeland.