Flying my South African flag at the top of Everest


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In May 2019 Saray Khumalo became the first black African woman to summit Everest. She defied those who didn't believe she could achieve her dream of climbing the world’s highest peaks. The trek to the top wasn't easy though, Saray tells Andile Masuku about three previous attempts and her near-death experiences. Saray's adventurous expeditions help raise money to educate young Africans through a charity she's set up called Summits With a Purpose. Presenter: Andile Masuku Producer: Deiniol Buxton Picture: Saray Khumalo summiting Mount Everest Credit: Saray Khumalo

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