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Witchcraft in Angola

BBC’s Newsnight has an unhappy report from Angola about how belief in witchcraft and possession has been leading to child abuse. Should be available until about 22:00 British Summer Time; story begins at 32mins 10seconds. It follows an earlier report about the problem in the UK, which can be seen here.

The programme features an interview traditional healer Avo Kitoko, who appeared in the Washington Post back in 1999.

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  1. […] Congo witch-hunting problem has been on the radar for a while now (and I very briefly blogged the same phenomenon in Angola back in July). A bit of religious context was provided in the New […]

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