Museums the world over are filled with stolen works of art and artifacts. One man named Mnyaka Sururu Mboro has spent most of his life on a mission to return these sacred objects, including the remains of the Tanzanian war hero Mangi Meli, home. Mboro shares his emotional journey with reporter Tarisai Ngangura.
This episode was reported by Tarisai Ngangura and produced by Julia Nutter.
This story was originally reported for VICE Magazine’s Unthinkable Ideas issue. Reported by Tarisai Ngangura and edited by Leah Feiger. Kate Dries is VICE’s Editorial Director, Features.
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