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DocArchive: African Perspective - Living on Death

July 3rd, 2012

Episode 244 of 1501 episodes

They are some of Zambia’s most courageous workers, quietly getting on with their job - a job which is shunned by most of their compatriots. Meet Mwanza and Kapemba, two mortuary attendants working in Lusaka. In this programme, they reveal what their work entails, but also what it feels like to deal with the stigma they face.

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