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Aged Men Of Idiaba Ikot Udotan In Nsit Atai Local Government Area Of Akwa Ibom State Rounded Up As Wizards Tortured At The Last Christmas

Witchcraft and Magic: Human Beings Cannot Metamorphose Into Other Animals

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The Advocacy for Alleged Witches (AFAW) declares that human beings cannot turn into other animals as popularly believed. That those who entertain this notion...

Provide temporary shelters for socially vulnerable persons – Gender Activist

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Dr Angela Dwamena –Aboagye, a Legal Practitioner and Gender Activist, on Tuesday called on the government to provide temporary shelters for persons accused of...
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Prof. Abrefa-Gyan advocates establishment of “women shelter” for the aged

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Professor Tina Abrefa-Gyan, a Politician and renowned Gender Activist has, advocated the establishment of women shelter to cater for the aged in the society. She...
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90-year old woman’s murderers must be prosecuted – NGO

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The Global Action for Women Empowerment, a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), Tuesday called on the Police Service to arrest the perpetrators of the murder of...
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GLOWA calls on Police to prosecute killers of the nonagenarian woman

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Global Action for Women Empowerment (GLOWA), a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), has called on the Police to arrest and prosecute persons involved in the murder...
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First Lady commiserates with family of late Akua Denteh

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The First Lady Mrs Rebecca Akufo-Addo, has commiserated with the family of the late Madam Akua Denteh, who was tragically lynched at Kafaba, near...
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Zonta Clubs condemn murder of 90-year old woman over witchcraft allegation

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The Zonta Clubs of Ghana affiliated to Zonta International, have condemned the killing of Madam Akua Denteh, the 90-year-old woman, accused of witchcraft in...
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Violence against women is unacceptable – NPP-USA Women’s Wing

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The Women's Wing of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the United States of America (USA) has called for a swift investigations and prosecution...
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CSOs demand justice for old lady killed for alleged witchcraft

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Some Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) working to promote children and women’s rights have condemned the beating to death of an old lady at Kafaba,...
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Covid-19 and Witchcraft: Exploiting the climate of fear and uncertainty

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A branch of the Foursquare Gospel Church has announced a four-day prophetic power crusade. The theme of the crusade is: Breaking the Yoke of...
Belief in witchcraft is common in many African communities. Pictured here are smoking pipes retrieved from a shrine in Kibuli, Kampala.

Students Discuss Witchcraft in Nsukka

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I just returned from the University of Nigeria in Nsukka (UNN) where I attended an event on Who is afraid of Witchcraft? Concerned students...
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Unveiling Witchcraft and Pastoral Responsibility

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The four part series on Unveiling Witchcraft that The Guardian (Nigeria) on Sunday published in July and August requires a robust response and analysis....
Belief in witchcraft is common in many African communities. Pictured here are smoking pipes retrieved from a shrine in Kibuli, Kampala.

Debate rages on reported introduction of course on witchcraft at Zambia university

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A debate is raging in Zambia following reports that the country's biggest pubic university has introduced a degree program on witchcraft. According to reports, the...

12 Year Girl And Aunt Tortured Over Witchcraft Claims

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Ms. Ekwere who is married to a man in a small community in the main Eket town was lured by two emissaries who visited...
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Witchcraft and journalism in Nigeria

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Nigeria is widely known for its free and vibrant media. Nigerian journalists are acclaimed to be diligent in criticizing the government and in covering...
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UK Black Communities and the unnecessary witch hunting

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Witchcraft related abuse is a very serious problem in African migrant communities in the UK. There is documented evidence that these abuses are linked...
Belief in witchcraft is common in many African communities. Pictured here are smoking pipes retrieved from a shrine in Kibuli, Kampala.

Education Needed to Fight Witchcraft in Ghana

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He is doing quite a lot of constructive social service in Ghana, especially in the area of corruption and outmoded cultural practices. But when...
Belief in witchcraft is common in many African communities. Pictured here are smoking pipes retrieved from a shrine in Kibuli, Kampala.

Malcontents of the act of witchcraft and its unnecessary deaths

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The case of Glory Bassey, a 31-year-old woman from Akwa Ibom state in Southern Nigeria demonstrates the destructive effects of witchcraft beliefs in Nigeria...

Malta: Witchcraft, Magical Spells and Humanist Beliefs

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After reading Carmel Cassar’s article on Witchcraft Beliefs and Social Control in Seventeenth Century Malta, one could easily conclude that magical beliefs and occult...
AFP/File / Yasuyoshi Chiba Albinos, who have white skin and yellow hair as a result of a genetic disorder, are regularly killed in several African countries including Malawi, Mozambique and Tanzania

Witchcraft undermines Malawi pale skinned people with extinction

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Ikponwosa Ero told journalists at the end of a 12-day assessment in the country that the situation "constitutes an emergency, a crisis disturbing in...
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Report: harmful traditional practices in Northern Ghana includes widowhood rites and witchcraft

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A research conducted by the National House of Chiefs in collaboration with the Ministry of Chieftaincy and Traditional Affairs (MCTA) with support from the...
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Sad story of Witch hunting in Africa

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This superstitious pattern that persists in the minds of people across the region motivates many to commit atrocious acts. A lynch mob in the...

Let’s rise for a better Northern region

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The noise and the vague promises are about to begin as we enter 2016 and go to the polls. Every four years, it is...

Elections in Tanzania, the Albino Killings and Witchcraft

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By Leo Igwe If you are one of those who think there is no connection between politics and the savage practice of albino killing in...

Old Age is not Witchcraft – AAW

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Advocacy of the Aged welfare (AAW) has refuted the long held perception of some Ghanaians that old age has something to do with witchcraft. According...
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The index case of Ebola in Mali

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Investigations undertaken by the ministries of health in Mali and Guinea, assisted by World Health Organisation (WHO), have clarified the early exposure history that...
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Witchcraft, Mass Hysteria and Uncanny Behavior in Namibia

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By: Leo Igwe Is strange behaviour due to witchcraft or is it a natural occurrence? Is uncanny attitude a diseased manifestation that can be processed...

The boy and Akakpo Katsekpor the fetish priest

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The boy and Akakpo Katsekpor( the fetish priest) Information gathered by DAILY GUIDE indicates that a 13-year-old boy in the Shama District of the...
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Witchcraft and Mysticism in Global Football

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By Leo Igwe As the world cup tournament kicks off in Brazil in a couple of days, many people are curious to know the role...
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Ghanaian witchcraft and how it will win its matches

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By Leo Igwe Sport lovers and enthusiasts are looking forward to the display of African 'witchcraft' at the world cup tournament starting in Brazil this...