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11-year-old gives Sangomas a run for their money

17 July 2014 | 3997 Views
11-year-old Thobelani Ntaka from Verulam, north of Durban has been keeping other traditional healers on their toes because of the good things his clients say about him.He is apparently a p...
by Staff reporter

Sangoma in court for for torching goblins' house

16 July 2014 | 2148 Views
A SELF-STYLED sangoma from Chief Nyajena area in Masvingo yesterday appeared in court for allegedly setting his uncle's house on fire because it had goblins.Mike Musiiwa of Mutadzo Village...
by Staff reporter

Rape a v*rgin sangomas denounced

11 July 2014 | 1871 Views
SOME traditional healers have been accused of fuelling rape crimes by lying to people that sleeping with v*rgins cures diseases and brings riches.Padare/Enkundleni Men's Forum chairman for Bul...
by Nqobile Tshili

Of promiscuity, love potions and traditional healers

06 July 2014 | 1828 Views
PROMISCUITY just like prostitution is as old as the human race itself. These  are two moral ills that society has always tried to find ways to abort yet they still remain.The moral ills h...
by Peter Matika

Boy (14) urinates blood after bonking a married woman

15 June 2014 | 4771 Views
The larger than life story of a strange worm that emerged from nowhere and entered a 14-year-old boy (name withheld) two days after sleeping with a married woman, has gone a gear up.News r...
by Staff reporter

Ghanaian witch-doctor's 'curse' on Ronaldo proves real

15 June 2014 | 16586 Views
Ghanaian witchdoctor Nana Kwaku Bonsam came clear on Cristiano Ronaldo's situation on Wednesday night insisting the winger would not face Ghana and 24 hours later, the player walks off during trai...
by Sports reporter

Prophet Ngwenya now a sangoma

09 June 2014 | 8745 Views
FORMER Bulawayo apostolic sect leader and self-styled prophet Thabiso Ngwenya, who was stripped of his government issued certificate to practice as a prophet in 2012, has resurfaced as a sangoma in S...
by Staff reporter

Sangoma 'killed wife over indecent pictures sent to boyfriend'

01 June 2014 | 5149 Views
Traditional healer David Muzenda from Seke, Zimbabwe, allegedly shot dead his wife Eunice Kombo, after being incensed by indecent pictures which he discovered in her phone after she sent them to her b...
by Staff reporter

Sangoma hands himself to police for 'shooting mistress'

28 May 2014 | 4820 Views
THE Seke traditional healer David Muzenda, better known as Sekuru Muzenda, whose Gokwe mistress was found dead in his car yesterday, handed himself over to police at Dema in the presence of his lawyer...
by Mirirai Nsingo

Sangoma shoots lover dead

28 May 2014 | 2684 Views
A Seke traditional healer is on the run following allegations that he shot dead his girlfriend in his Mercedes-Benz near Ziko Business Centre in Seke on Monday.The woman, who has not yet been...
by Daniel Kachere

Female musician accused of bewitching hubby's pregnant small house

25 May 2014 | 3404 Views
Songbird Diana Samkange is at odds with her lover's girlfriend who accused the diva of bewitching her in a battle to win the man at the centre of the love wrangle, Calvin Nyazema.Diana, of Hou...
by Staff Reporter

Indigenisation Act to be amended

25 May 2014 | 2537 Views
In a major climb-down, the Government is in the process of reviewing the indigenisation and empowerment policy to facilitate sector-specific implementation. The developments will be viewed as ...
by Staff Reporter

Jilted sangoma fakes own death to lure back his wife

25 May 2014 | 3251 Views
A jilted Domboshawa traditional healer is on the run after allegedly conniving with his nephew to fake his death in a bid to lure back his wife who had deserted him for another man. Police off...
by Staff Reporter

Man takes wife's panties to a sangoma

29 April 2014 | 4218 Views
A woman yesterday told the court that her abusive husband connived with his father to steal her undergarment and took it to a traditional healer as punishment for her alleged infidelity. Anna...
by Prosper Dembedza

Pastor collapses & dies while controversially conducting sangoma's funeral

14 April 2014 | 7020 Views
A pastor in Nigeria has dropped dead while conducting the burial service of a renowned herbalist, Pa Oji Okoko.Pa Oji Okoko, who was not only a notable herb­alist but a...
by Staff reporter

Sangomas want patients to use medical aid

11 April 2014 | 2045 Views
TRADITIONAL medical practitioners (inyangas) have called on government to put in place a policy which will see medical aid societies accepting claims from patients who seek their services.The...
by Staff reporter

Man digs up living room floor after 'ancestors tell him to'

05 April 2014 | 4405 Views
44-year-old Martin Letebele says that a vision from his ancestors told him there was a skeleton in his living room so he dug up the floor with a pickaxe.Martin's nephew Daniel (36), said: "I ...
by Staff reporter

Sangomas undergo voluntary HIV tests

05 April 2014 | 1342 Views
THIRTY-four traditional medical practitioners were voluntarily tested for HIV during the capacity building workshop on HIV/Aids and other chronic diseases organised by the Sadc secretariat and the Min...
by Staff reporter

Wife disable hubby's manhood

03 April 2014 | 4505 Views
A CHITUNGWIZA man told Civil Court magistrate Marehwanazvo Gofa on Tuesday that his wife had consulted a traditional healer and "disabled his manhood" in a bid to fix him.Munyaradzi Chiturike ...
by Staff reporter

Sangoma threatens to send in goblins after couple refuse to pay up

20 March 2014 | 2552 Views
48-year-old Simphiwe Scott and his family from KwaNobuhle, Eastern Cape, SA, have apparently received a chilling threat from a traditional healer."Answer your phone or I will send my tokoloshe...
by Staff reporter

Dead miners were engaging in sex while gold panning, says sangoma

10 March 2014 | 6090 Views
Gogo Rachel Ncube, a traditionalist based in South Africa concurred with Nkulumane told mourners that she performed a traditional ritual for rescuers to be able to enter the mine....
by Staff reporter

'Sangoma stole my face,' says woman

05 March 2014 | 3687 Views
57-year-old traditional healer Theresa Molokela (57) from Kagiso, west of Johannesburg says that a rival traditional healer has stolen her face.She says that her problem...
by Staff reporter

Sangoma predicts death if girl with stomach full of soil has operation

24 February 2014 | 3378 Views
16 year-old Yolanda Jwaqa from Snake Park in Soweto has a swollen tummy since 2012 and her condition forced her to leave school in grade 7 at Thathane Primary School in Zola, Soweto.Last y...
by Staff reporter

Barman brags for bedding a sangoma's wife

03 February 2014 | 3517 Views
A Plumtree inyanga was involved in a public brawl with a barman after the barman bragged about having illicit sexual liaisons with his wife, the court heard. The inyanga, Sebenzile Ncube (27)...
by Staff reporter

Man to sue sangoma over botched manhood enlargement job

15 January 2014 | 3273 Views
A disgruntled and angry Gaborone man has threatened to haul a Zimbabwean traditional doctor to court over a botched manhood enlargement job.Koma, 32, is planning to drag Dr. Mutambara, 48 to a...
by Staff reporter

Sangoma impregnates client's daughter (14), jailed

09 December 2013 | 3213 Views
A traditional healer from Northend, Bulawayo, who was hired by a Filabusi woman to conduct rituals at her home, has been slapped with an 18-month jail term for having sex with a minor after allegedly...
by Staff reporter

Casino employee fakes robbery, alleges inyanga duped him

22 November 2013 | 2147 Views
A BULAWAYO man employed at a casino sliced himself with a razor blade in the abdomen, forefinger and also struck himself on the nose with an unknown object in a bid to fake a robbery.The man, ...
by Court Reporter

Sangoma spared jail over client's death

12 November 2013 | 2597 Views
A MAN died after a botched enema treatment by a traditional healer, a court heard yesterday. Everest Zulu, who had a history of mental illness, died after a mixture of powdered elephant root (intolwan...
by Court Reporter

Vumelani Isangoma - Khuxxman

26 October 2013 | 3874 Views
This is a celebration of the Ndebele folk music. The music itself takes us back to those olden days when the Kingdom was still strong and such music was used for celebrations.http://www.yout...
by Moyo Roy

Sangoma in court for murder

24 October 2013 | 2238 Views
THE inyanga from Bulawayo's Magwegwe North suburb who allegedly beat his wife to death accusing her of having an affair with her cousin brother has appeared in court. He is being charged with...
by Court Reporter

Sangoma on the run after raping client

07 October 2013 | 3537 Views
A Nyamandlovu traditional healer reportedly raped his 17-year-old neighbour under the pretext of curing her of bed wetting problems.The man whose age could not be ascertained allegedly told th...
by Staff reporter

Man commits suicide after failing to see a sangoma

05 October 2013 | 3346 Views
A man from Buhera committed suicide after failing to see a prophet.Police confirmed the incident that happened in Sakumai Village under Chief Nyashanu in Buhera. It is reported that Pilot Nyik...
by Staff reporter

Sangoma refuses to 'unlock curse' on client's wife

04 October 2013 | 5622 Views
A traditional healer from Matobo is allegedly refusing to unlock his client's fenced wife over an outstanding payment.Tapiwa Moyo approached a traditionalist, Khulu Ziyabila in 2009 to have hi...
by Staff reporter

Sangoma accused of raping friend's girlfriend

26 September 2013 | 3558 Views
A 37-year-old man believed to be a traditional healer has appeared in court for allegedly assaulting and raping his friend's girlfriend.Dumisani Ndlovu of Phoenix area under Chief Chizungu in ...
by Staff reporter

Sangoma kills client while driving out demons

16 September 2013 | 3356 Views
A Beitbridge sangoma allegedly killed a client while exorcising an evil spirit, police confirmed.The traditional healer Cephas Ncube is especxted to appear in court soon on charges of murder....
by Staff reporter

Mubobobo man sniffed out by a sangoma

13 August 2013 | 5263 Views
A Mubobobo man who had terrorised women in Buhera has finally been fingered and outed by a Mozambican sangoma brought in by the local chief. Women in Chief Chimutsa's area said they usually wo...
by Staff reporter

Nurses refer sick baby to sangoma

26 July 2013 | 3191 Views
Durban - Two nursing sisters at a rural health clinic in South Africa's KwaZulu-Natal province allegedly referred a sick 5-month-old baby to a sangoma, a health official said on Friday.The two...
by Sapa

Man demands to consult Sangoma for paternity

16 July 2013 | 2611 Views
A member of the Chitungwiza municipality fire brigade team yesterday asked the court to grant him the permission to take his erstwhile wife to a sangoma for paternity tests.Christopher Vambe b...
by Court Reporter

Tokoloshi gets people talking

13 July 2013 | 4531 Views
Some said the strange, elongated creature found at The Crags, just outside Plettenberg Bay yesterday, was an alien, others a donkey or a tokoloshiSome mockingly described it as a Die Antwood g...
by Staff reporter

Elderly woman attacks sangoma for giving rival powerful lightning juju

23 June 2013 | 5080 Views
In an incident that brings back memories of the late popular Chitungwiza traditional healer, Sekuru Shumba, who made headlines after being accused of pressing PLAY instead of SEND while 'creating' lig...
by Staff Reporter

Sangoma bashed at Prophet Makandiwa's church

12 June 2013 | 6924 Views
A 39-year-old Chitungwiza Sangoma has been dragged out of Prophet Emmanuel Makandiwa's United Family International Church (UFIC) and beaten by guards. He has since filed a report at Zengeza P...
by Staff reporter

Sangoma attack film maker, Zanu-PF officials

23 May 2013 | 4152 Views
NYANGA musician, Landmine Mangondoza's dream to capture the ongoing exhumation of skeletal remains of victims of the brutal Ian Smith regime on his new video ended up in tatters after chagrined spiri...
by Staff reporter

Sangoma stoned to death, three arrested

21 May 2013 | 4568 Views
Durban - The mother of the sangoma who was stoned to death in Welbedacht by a mob which wrongly believed she had abducted a child, has welcomed the 10-year sentences handed to the men who murdered her...
by Daily News

Missing baby's mother enlists a sangoma

15 May 2013 | 3548 Views
THE Mzilikazi woman  whose seven-day old baby was stolen from her house by a stranger last week has enlisted the services of prophets and inyanga as part of efforts to recover her baby.In...
by Makhosi Sibanda

Gay sangoma

07 May 2013 | 4266 Views
HE is a sangoma in every way. But he is different from most sangomas. He is gay.Sphamandla Ndebele (22) from section 3 in Madadeni, near Newcastle, in northern KZN, said he heard the calling w...
by Daily Sun

Man spends $800 at sangoma

01 May 2013 | 3774 Views
A Beatrice man yesterday left the court in stitches when he said he used $800 from his salary to pay for services that were rendered to him by a traditional healer.Emannuel Majaya said this ye...
by Court Reporter

Sangomas visit graveyards at night for rituals

19 April 2013 | 5336 Views
Long lost lovers could return if traditional healer's claims are anything to go by. Not only do they claim to restore love but they also assert that they have powers to enlarge penises and make men la...
by Staff reporter

Sangoma to hang for beheading boy

16 April 2013 | 4471 Views
An Indian "witch doctor" who beheaded an 11-year-old boy and offered the head as a sacrifice to a goddess to improve his fortunes has been sentenced to death, police said on Tuesday.A local co...
by Sapa

Woman dies at sangoma's place trying to terminate pregnancy

12 April 2013 | 5183 Views
Harare mother of 1 dies at sangoma, tries to terminate pregnancy carrying twins A Kuwadzana woman died at a suspected sangoma's place in Tafara on Wednesday morning, amid reports that she was attempti...
by Staff reporter

Self-proclaimed sangoma takes Zifa official to court

03 April 2013 | 3876 Views
A self-proclaimed traditional healer has taken a senior Zifa official in Masvingo to court demanding US$600 payment for herbs he allegedly provided to help a Division One team win a football match in ...
by Staff Reporter

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