What Do Witch Doctors Actually Do? A Researcher In Uganda Goes Looking And Finds Surprising Answers

ONE thing every Acholi person (in northern Uganda) wants to avoid is being associated with a witch doctor, but I took courage and informed the bodaboda (motorbike taxi) man that I was heading to the witch doctor’s place. He bombarded me with questions: What is your problem? Are you looking for riches? Has someone bewitched you? And his last word was that …

Nigeria Is Punching Well Below Its Weight Despite Having Huge Soft Power Capacity

Now the world’s second largest movie producer, Nigeria’s Nollywood has displaced the USA’s Hollywood and India’s Bollywood as the most important movie industry on the African continent.

‘Women And The War On Boko Haram: Wives, Weapons, Witnesses’ Is A Provocative Insight Into Their Life In The Jihadist Group

Boko Haram offers relatively better life for some women than north Nigerian society. Many women have looked to religion for a space of relative autonomy, generating the apparent paradox of female support for sharia law