supports HTML5 video
At the peak of the Ebola crisis, the government in Sierra Leone implemented a national lockdown. One man used this time to upskill himself.
Producer & director: Paul MylesReporter: Sixty Kamara
This video is part of a series we will be running on Ebola for the next seven weeks. Watch out for next week's video.
These stories were developed by On Our Radar with a group of local citizen reporters as part of a web documentary called backintouch.org
The 'After Ebola' project (a collaboration between On Our Radar and New Internationalist) has been made possible with support from the European Journalism Centre’s Innovation in Development Reporting grant.
This story was syndicated through the African Network of Centres for Investigative Reporting (ANCIR).
Have something to say? Tweet or Facebook us on @Bhekisisa_MG
During this initiation season, we look back at what happened in 2013 when bungled initiations cost boys their penises.
Most of us would rather not know what happens to our bodies after death. But that breakdown gives birth to new life in unexpected ways.
Nomthandazo* thought her and her partner were happily expecting their first baby together. She was wrong.
Bhekisisa means "to scrutinise" in isiZulu
In South Africa, Zulu patients who would like to be thoroughly assessed by a doctor, would ask the physician to "bhekisisa" them.