People in his home village are falling sick and dying and Thabo, a science student at WITS, thinks he knows exactly why. The water supply is being poisoned by toxic water from the old mine – but no-one wants to believe him. Will his old friend Amahle help? In fact, will she agree to be more to him than just a ‘friend’?
This story is also available in isiXhosa: Iingqondo ezinomhlwa
This is the third story in our ‘Rights’ project that uses stories to illustrate and bring to life the ‘Bill of Rights’. Find out more about our Constitution and Bill of Rights with our It’s Your Right Handbook or read up about the right to a safe, healthy environment