Tag Archive | "African children"

Superstition in Africa

Superstition? It’s Complicated…and Dangerous

Canadian journalist Karen Palmer weighs in with her new book, Spellbound: Inside West Africa’s Witch Camps, on the plight of women banished from their homes on the basis of witchcraft accusations ”proven” by a trial that often features a traditional ceremony involving the slaughter of a chicken

Read the full story

Posted in Opinion/CommentComments (0)


Translator

English flagItalian flagChinese (Simplified) flagChinese (Traditional) flagPortuguese flagGerman flagFrench flagSpanish flagJapanese flagArabic flag
Dutch flagHindi flagSwedish flagNorwegian flagFilipino flagHebrew flagIndonesian flagVietnamese flagThai flagHungarian flag

TAN Twitter Feed

  • 7 Ways to Cut Your Holiday Expenses http://t.co/LvJj4IHo5A
  • More than 100 people have been killed over several days of fighting between rival groups of an Arab tribe in Sudan's West Kordofan state
  • Namibians are choosing a new president and parliament - in what is Africa's first electronic ballot
  • The price of oil slumped after the Opec oil producers' cartel decided not to cut output at its meeting in Vienna
  • French President Francois Hollande is to arrive in Guinea becoming the first Western leader to visit a nation hit hard by the deadly Ebola
  • will arrive in Turkey shortly for what is billed as a historic trip to help interfaith dialogue in the country

Subscribe to TAN

Print Edition

US Funds

Canadian Funds