On the Move – the horrors of hitch-hiking

Production by Charmian Africa, Sungeni Chithambo & Enathi Mqokeli

This investigative story explores the tragic murder of Lelona Fufu, a Rhodes graduate who was killed in Port Elizabeth when hiking to her graduation ceremony in Grahamstown. The piece thus looks into the culture of hitch-hiking and the different issues involving it in the Eastern Cape. The story comprises of four components, the Fufu hike gone wrong, public opinion about hitch-hiking, a case study about a grade 8 pupil who hitch-hikes home after school and experts also give more insight into the issue.

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