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The young photographer who documented South Africa's drug epidemic

1 month ago   |   By Dazed

Around the year 2013, a new drug came to the attention of international media. Nyaope, a uniquely South African drug cocktail was ravaging black townships across the country. The heroin-cannabis mix was said to be cut with rat poison, cleaning detergents, contraceptives, and medicine used to treat HIV. Channel 4 called it “crack with a twist” and Vice made a documentary titled “Getting High on HIV Medication”.
At the time, Lindokuhle Sobekwa was 17 and had recentlyhellip;
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