The Community of Ntsimbini near Mbizana, in the Eastern Cape, wants government to intervene to stop the spate of witchcraft related murders in their area.
Villagers, at the birthplace of late ANC struggle icon Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, in Mbongweni, Mbizana in the Eastern Cape, are living in fear after more than 33 people were murdered in the past three years.
A nine year-old girl from Hlankomo village outside Ntabankulu in the Eastern Cape has missed two weeks of school because locals had claimed she was a witch.
Senior citizens from villages around emaXesibeni, formerly known as Mount Ayliff in the Eastern Cape, have had enough of being accused of practising witchcraft. Killings of elderly women are rife in Pondoland.
An elderly woman has been burnt to death at Brooksneck village near EmaXesibeni, formerly known as Mt Ayliff, in the Eastern Cape.
The family of two women, who were burnt to death at Ngonyameni village in EmaXesibeni, formerly known as Mt Ayliff in the Eastern Cape, have been left distraught.
Police in Acornhoek Bushbuckridge Mpumalanga are investigating cases of arson and intimidation amongst others a residents of Arthur City in Acornhoek went on a rampage on Saturday and attacked five families.
A fishmonger who died this week of Ebola may have carried the virus from the Democratic Republic of Congo into Rwanda as well as Uganda, the World Health Organisation said, as health workers struggled to track down people she could have infected.
For 28 years, Gabonese Dorothee Adjakidjie suffered embarrassment and shame from not knowing whether she was male or female after being born with genitals of both sexes. But, last week she was given the chance she craved of being a women by a US medic.
Increased funding and awareness campaigns are helping to slow the rates of violence against people with albinism in Africa, according to officials and campaigners.