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MP condemns killing of women for alleged witchcraft

21 August 2019, 3:50 PM

Member of Parliament Zoleka Capa has condemned the killing of women over allegations of witchcraft. Capa was at Ndzondeni village in the Eastern Cape where two women were attacked for allegedly practicing witchcraft.

Eastern Cape community ask for govt intervention in ‘witchcraft’ killings

25 May 2019, 8:11 PM

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.

Crime scene

‘Witchcraft’ murders leave Mbizana residents living in fear

21 May 2019, 4:29 PM

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.


Girl misses school after being accused of witchcraft

2 March 2019, 8:59 PM

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.

Elderly women in E Cape tired of witchcraft accusations

26 February 2019, 8:27 PM

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.

Elderly woman accused of witchcraft burnt to death

25 December 2018, 5:01 PM

An elderly woman has been burnt to death at Brooksneck village near EmaXesibeni, formerly known as Mt Ayliff, in the Eastern Cape.

Compass with a witch doll at the top.

Family distraught after sisters murdered for alleged witchcraft

14 December 2018, 6:14 AM

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.

Mpumalanga families accused of witchcraft left homeless

12 November 2017, 4:49 PM

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.

Cameras roll again in Nollywood but Nigeria’s cinemas still dark

27 May 2020, 6:45 PM

Nigeria’s film industry is creeping back to work after lockdown, and one of the first productions to resume is a new television series about a highly infectious disease that has ravaged the world.

Cancer walk

Childhood cancer in the spotlight

15 February 2020, 12:20 PM

International Childhood Cancer Day is observed across the globe on 15 February to raise awareness about childhood cancer . The day  is also dedicated to showing support for children and adolescents living with cancer, survivors and their families.



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