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Man tries to rape Sangoma

17 May 2016 | 5170 Views
THE sangomas had gathered for a night-long traditional ceremony that involved dancing and singing for hours on end.But when everyone had later dozed off, a 57-year-old male sangoma allegedly t...
by Staff Reporter

Sangoma in trouble for sexual abusing clients

11 May 2016 | 3153 Views
FOR YEARS the gobela was warned to stop bonking the young women who came to him to thwasa. But he always ignored the warning – and now he has paid the price. With the approval of his...
by Staff Reporter

Sangoma up for raping minor

06 May 2016 | 1223 Views
A 37-YEAR-OLD Chimanimani traditional healer was last week arraigned before the courts for allegedly sleeping with a minor.Manica Post reported that Samuel Nota (30) of Manase Village under Ch...
by Collette Mukome

Fake Sangoma arrested

01 March 2016 | 2204 Views
THE so-called sangoma looked real in his animal skins and spoke so convincingly that many families in Khayelitsha fell for his money scam.Daily Sun reported that but when he tried the evil tri...
by Staff Reporter

Archibishop seek help from Sangoma

18 February 2016 | 2247 Views
ARCHBISHOP Makhosandile Ndongeni said he believes he was cursed after he named his successor. Daily Sun reported that Ndongeni (70) of Power of God Church in Motherwell NU10, Port Elizabeth cl...
by Staff Reporter

Sangoma threatenens squarter with ancestrail spirit attack

12 February 2016 | 1879 Views
FOR many years sangoma Christina Marakalala (65) received new thwasanas in her indumba.But last week squatters demolished it and set up a hair salon in a shack there.Daily Sun reported...
by Staff Reporter

Sangoma dupes another of $250 000

07 February 2016 | 2137 Views
A SANGOMA Caroline Mathe (39) from Tshwane in South Africa has said  her ancestors are angry with her because  she was tricked into giving R250 000 and money she made from selling her car to...
by Staff Reporter

Zimbabwean traditional healers face ban in South Africa

25 January 2016 | 1958 Views
South African traditional healers play a significant role for people that follow African cultural beliefs.There are more than 200 000 traditional healers across the country.Until recen...
by Renee Street and Christa Rautenbach

Couple loses $50,000 to sangoma

25 January 2016 | 1232 Views
A Masvingo businessman has taken a traditional healer to court for extortion after he was allegedly forced to surrender cash and property worth nearly $50 000 to get rid of a goblin that was haunting ...
by George Maponga

Woman 'loses' $45k property and cash worth to sangoma

23 January 2016 | 2993 Views
A MASVINGO woman allegedly lost cash and property with a combined value of about $45,000 to a local traditional healer under the guise that he was freeing her husband, a businessman, from goblins haun...
by Walter Mswazie

Gospel artiste loses $2k to traditional healer

21 January 2016 | 3181 Views
A desire to get rich quickly through crooked ways turned nasty for a gospel musician after a "traditional healer" he paid for rituals of multiplying money turned out to be a con-man.Clive Bara...
by Tendai Rupapa

Sangoma cries foul after neglecting parents in the rituals

11 January 2016 | 2867 Views
LEBO Sikwane said she wanted to please her ancestors when she followed her calling to become a sangoma.But life turned ugly for her when she didn't follow the correct procedure!Daily S...
by Staff Reporter

Sangoma seek dirvoce against cheating hubby

07 January 2016 | 2352 Views
A sangoma who is accusing her husband of cheating on her has sought divorce against him.Daily Sun reported that Khanyisile Keswa is gatvol and wants nothing to do with her partner of 30 years....
by Staff Reporter

Man damps Sangoma wife for daughter in law

23 December 2015 | 2451 Views
A man from Mpumalanga area in South Africa reportedly damped his sangoma wife and moved in with his daughter in law a move that has sparked the ire of the elderly wife.Daily Sun reported it's ...
by Staff Reporter

Traditional healer commits suicide

23 December 2015 | 2404 Views
A 70-YEAR-OLD traditional healer from Mabutweni suburb in Bulawayo allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself on Sunday. Lydia Mpofu's body was found hanging from the roof trusses in her h...
by Nqobile Tshili

Fake Sangoma on the run after stealing R3000 from client

26 November 2015 | 2287 Views
An alleged fake Sangoma who demanded more money from client before refusing to carry out rituals reportedly broke into a client's home and stole R3000 before disappearing.Daily Sun reported th...
by Staff Reporter

Sangoma, prophets appease ancestoprs with sweets, cakes and meat

26 November 2015 | 2269 Views
In a strange traditional ceremony Sangomas and prophets came together in Ekurhuleni's Etwatwa in South Africa reportedly appeased their ancestors by making a fire and poured cold drinks and  thre...
by Stephen Jakes

R10 ,000 goes to fake sangoma!

13 September 2015 | 1527 Views
"AFTER all the warnings they have received, people still fall for scams by bogus inyangas!"These were the angry words of South African Traditional Healers Association president, Sazi Mhlongo, ...
by Staff Reporter

Traditional healers appeal for land to grow medicinal plants

13 September 2015 | 1822 Views
Traditional healers have appealed to Government to help their "beleaguered profession" by allocating them pieces of land where they will grow their medicinal plants, some of which they say are becomin...
by Staff Reporter

Sangomas cleanse killer road in SA

31 August 2015 | 1693 Views
Sangomas in South Africa on Saturday started cleansing of the notoriously bloody roads in that country. amid reports the roads have claimed many lives.Daily Sun reported that for 14 days befor...
by Staff Reporter

Sangoma sues for maintenance

31 August 2015 | 1543 Views
A traditional healer dragged her husband to the maintenance court claiming spousal and child support.Vimbai Timburwa claimed $181 from her husband Hubert Timburwa.Hubert told magistrat...
by Noleen Makhurane

Sangoma treats undressed clients

27 August 2015 | 3156 Views
A Domboshava Sangoma has become the talk of the area for conducting rituals on half dressed clients at a dam. Mbuya Ma Nice allegedly uses water in the Domboshava training centre dam in he...
by Stephen Jakes

Zimbabwean sangomas a hit in South Africa

09 August 2015 | 5879 Views
WITH traditional medicines fast growing popular in today's world it would come as no surprise to witness and experience a surge in numbers of traditional healers.Today, while Zimbabwe is flood...
by Peter Matika

Lover kills Sangoma for denying him sex

27 July 2015 | 6159 Views
A 53-year-old woman Sangoma was killed by her younger lover in Kanye, Botswana for denying him sex.According to The Voice, Sangoma Nnesenyana Babui's body was found in bush. The c...
by Staff Reporter

Sangoma quits profession after betting on wrong horse

07 July 2015 | 4430 Views
Durban - After predicting the "wrong" winning horses for the Vodacom Durban July for the past two years, sangoma Makhosonke Msomi has called it quits and says "getting it all wrong" is an insult t...
by Staff Reporter

Stranger sneaks into Sangomas' blankets

06 July 2015 | 5331 Views
THREE sangomas were sleeping in the early hours of Wednesday morning when a man entered their house and crept under their blankets!They told Daily Sun that they had no idea how the man got...
by Staff Reporter

Man takes wife's panties to a sangoma to lure her back

27 June 2015 | 6702 Views
A DANGAMVURA woman has revealed how she is failing to move out of an abusive marriage because her husband is using traditional charms to lure her back into the bedroom.Fidelis Mubare has on tw...
by Tendai Gukutikwa

Sangomas claim to be entitled to medical aid remittances

27 June 2015 | 4219 Views
Zimbabwe National Practitioners Association (ZINPA), an organisation which represents the interests of traditional healers, herbalists and faith healers, wants its patients to start using medical aid ...
by Lovemore Zigara

A Sangoma can be a witch at the same time Pt 2

16 June 2015 | 6387 Views
I decided to target his evening meal all the time. I put the concoction into his food especially into his relish. I did it non-stop for two weeks, then another week, then another week. What I realized...
by Nomazulu Thata: taken from eBook 'Sweetmother'

A Sangoma can be a witch at the same time Pt 1

16 June 2015 | 6095 Views
I was born in 1956 the City of kings and Queens, Bulawayo. My parents lived in Njube Township. I had two siblings, both boys. I finished my primary education and got a division two. I was over the...
by Nomazulu Thata: taken from eBook 'Sweetmother'

Traditional healer asks female clients to undress

12 June 2015 | 7492 Views
A local traditional healer has been accused of indecently assaulting his female clients by fondling their bodies during cleansing ceremonies.Carlton Chigwida, known in his circles as Doctor Zw...
by Tsitsi Mubvumbi

Sangoma takes his snakes into police cells

08 June 2015 | 4097 Views
A MALAWIAN traditional healer who was fined and detained awaiting deportation  took a snake he moves around with to Plumtree Prison saying he keeps it for his protection.The 'Achimwene n'...
by Stephen Jakes

Sangoma takes snake to prison

06 June 2015 | 4430 Views
A MALAWIAN traditional healer who was fined and detained awaiting deportation yesterday took a snake he moves around with to Plumtree Prison saying he keeps it for his protection.Patrick Hendo...
by Sukulwenkosi Dube

Watch: Sangoma predict Zanu-PF win

29 May 2015 | 3513 Views
Local government, Public Works and National Housing Minister Ignatius Chombo on Wednesday told Zanu-PF members at a rally in Kuwadzana constituency that he had a personal prophet and sangoma (witc...
by Staff reporter

Sangoma predicts war in SA

28 May 2015 | 7948 Views
Sangoma predicts war in SAStephen JakesA South African traditional seer (sangoma) has predicted that doomsday is about to befall South Africa.Tefo Modise (64) from Thaba Nchu o...
by Stephen Jakes

Brothers kidnap sangoma, force her to connect them with their ancestors

15 May 2015 | 3787 Views
Five Masvingo brothers reportedly kidnapped and held a 52-year-old sangoma captive, forcing her to connect them to their ancestors.The brothers- Leonard (42), Lucas (31), Liston (39), Passmor...
by Staff Reporter

Sangoma removes chuck from girl's private

15 May 2015 | 4705 Views
An inyanga from Gokwe caused a stir after he allegedly inserted his hand in a patient's privates before removing a meat-like chuck which he claimed was causing the girls sickness.Now the m...
by Staff reporter

Evil creature pokes mum and daughter

05 May 2015 | 5938 Views
IN THE beginning the creature only attacked the younger woman.But the randy creature wasn't satisfied with just one victim.Now both women are terrified of going to their own beds at ni...
by Daily Sun

Sangoma stumbles upon human skeleton

25 April 2015 | 4329 Views
A TRADITIONAL healer stumbled upon scary treasure in the form of human bones near Khami Dams, Bulawayo while he was in the bush digging up tree roots for his herbal enterprise.Wilfred Jiya (51...
by Primrose Ndlovu

Unclothed sangoma caught in city bar

17 April 2015 | 4917 Views
A female traditional healer was caught red handed with no clothes on armed with a assegai and oxtail busy performing rituals at a bar in the early hours of the morningThe shocking incident hap...
by Staff Reporter

Female teachers forced to suckle sangoma's breasts

20 March 2015 | 6425 Views
A female traditional healer in Mlotshana village in Nkayi is reportedly terrorising female teachers by demanding them to suckle her breasts at night.Teachers at Auckland Primary school are lea...
by Concerned villager

Sangoma kills wife's lover

19 March 2015 | 5171 Views
A sangoma from Bulu Village at Mphoengs in Plumtree allegedly stabbed his wife's suspected lover to death with a knife, which he claimed he was instructed to always carry by ancestral spirits....
by Staff reporter

'I never believed in spirit mediums or sangomas,' says Mugabe

28 February 2015 | 5895 Views
President Robert Mugabe says only God gives life, adding that he has never believed in spirit mediums or n'angas (sangomas).Addressing guests at the 21st February Movement celebrations in Vict...
by Staff reporter

Sangoma rapes girl at graveyard to cast evil spirits

27 February 2015 | 4033 Views
RAPING a teenager (16) in the graveyard as part of a healing session landed a Honde Valley Sangoma in trouble after being arrested in connection with the matter. So bizarre was the alleged healing s...
by Lovemore Kadzura

Don't trust these sangomas

13 February 2015 | 3355 Views
THE story that we have today, of a sangoma that has caused panic in Makuvise Village after proclaiming that one of the villagers is a witch and trying to make that villager pay over 40 cattle to hand ...
by Staff reporter

Sangoma in bizarre court drama

09 February 2015 | 3084 Views
VICTORIA Falls residents were on Friday left speechless, some in fear, at the court yard when a traditional healer started ululating, breaking into a traditional dance and continuously chanting manaka...
by Staff reporter

Bogus traditional healer gets beating of his life - Video

23 January 2015 | 5329 Views
A conman at the Workshop Shopping Centre in Durban, KZN, SA, has been bashed and a cop fled in him car and left him at the mercy of the angry crowd.Six magicians were entertaining the crowd ...
by Staff Reporter

My muthi fixes cheating husbands and wives!

20 January 2015 | 7352 Views
"I'M TIRED of cheating husbands and wives!"These were the words of George Madzavumuse, an inyanga from Zimbabwe who practises in Motherwell NU1, Port Elizabeth.He says many people chea...
by Staff reporter

Sangoma vandalises prophet's shrine

17 January 2015 | 2567 Views
A traditional healer based in Chitungwiza has been jailed for storming a shrine belonging to Jordan Apostolic Church prophet and destroying property worth $700, claiming that the garments at the shrin...
by Staff reporter

Sangoma sues family for failing to pay $600

24 November 2014 | 2613 Views
IN probably one of the strangest lawsuits, a sangoma from Gwabalanda suburb in Bulawayo sued a local family for failing to pay him $600 he had charged them after performing a cleansing ritual at their...
by Gibson Mhaka

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