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Pastor collapses & dies while controversially conducting sangoma's funeral

14 April 2014 | 5423 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 | 1414 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 | 3919 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 | 1037 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 | 3899 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 | 2258 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 | 5638 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 | 3426 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 | 3071 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 | 3143 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 | 2960 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 | 2942 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 | 1893 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 | 2329 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 | 3473 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 | 1922 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 | 3158 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 | 3136 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 | 5347 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 | 3375 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 | 3077 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 | 4961 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 | 3031 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 | 2496 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 | 4320 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 | 4705 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 | 6556 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 | 3968 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 | 4381 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 | 3419 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 | 3994 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 | 3634 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 | 5004 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 | 4290 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 | 4986 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 | 3668 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

Prophets, sangomas team up to burn goblin, skulls

01 April 2013 | 4107 Views
The mysterious objects and a suspected goblin that were dumped in the bush near Lushongwe Business centre in the Gwanda district have been destroyed. The suspected goblin was burnt last Sunday by loca...
by Staff reporter

Sangoma's curse leaves thief's privates swollen

25 March 2013 | 5860 Views
A sangoma in Sigonde area in Insuza reportedly became a celebrity overnight after he allegedly 'mysteriously locked' a suspected serial thief's urinary system until he confessed.Reports say th...
by Staff Reporter

SA: Marikana sangoma assassinated

25 March 2013 | 4772 Views
Rustenburg - The sangoma believed to have performed rituals on protesting Lonmin mineworkers in Marikana, North West, has been gunned down, the Farlam Commission heard on Monday.At the resumpt...
by Staff Reporter

Sangoma found cooking white farmer's body parts

19 March 2013 | 5071 Views
A sangoma from Lesotho was caught in South Africa cooking the body parts of a murdered farmer in boiling water when he was arrested.This transpired at the trial of Moeketsi Hopolong Mokoena, 3...
by Sapa

Two men thoroughly bashed for selling human hair to sangomas

15 March 2013 | 6550 Views
A wave of panic is gripping the city of Bulawayo following startling reports that two unidentified men cheated death by a whisker after they were brutally beaten by an angry mob that found them in pos...
by Staff reporter

Sangoma bashes former aide for visiting shrine without removing shoes

20 February 2013 | 4308 Views
A 31-year-old Epworth traditional healer attacked a 68-year-old man for refusing to remove shoes at his shrine. The two fought until the traditional healer sought help at an apostolic sect in Granites...
by Staff reporter

Notorious thief's sangoma dies, stealing powers fade

17 February 2013 | 4249 Views
NOTORIOUS Chipinge burglar, Tichaona Gwenzi (36), was last Thursday jailed for nine years after being convicted of unlawful entry and theft.Gwenzi had pleaded not guilty to the offence when he...
by Staff reporter

'Sangoma used my sperms to fertilise clients'

03 February 2013 | 4509 Views
A MUTASA man is claiming that a local sangoma has been using his sperms for fertilisation purposes.The sangoma who is also his ex-mother- in- law, has been harvesting his sperms for the past t...
by Staff reporter

Sangoma (74) sodomise six pupils

31 January 2013 | 3787 Views
A 76-YEAR-OLD traditional healer from Lupane was on Tuesday slapped with an effective 20-year jail term for sodomising six pupils after he lured them to his house on different occasions, promising the...
by Staff reporter

Sangoma caught cutting patient's skin at Mpilo Hospital

30 January 2013 | 7564 Views
In a bizarre incident, a sangoma was caught treating a patient at Mpilo Centra Hospital. The sangoma was clad in civilian attire.The alleged incident occurred on Thursday last week at a femal...
by Staff reporter

Churches attack sangomas

29 January 2013 | 5556 Views
Hundreds of people drawn from different Christian denominations yesterday descended on Chitungwiza's "house of death" for a cleansing ceremony, blaming traditional healers for the death of five peopl...
by Staff reporter

Late sangoma's wife (17) speaks out on mystery blast

24 January 2013 | 4716 Views
The Zengeza traditional healer's 17-year-old wife opened up yesterday saying she felt electric shock in the blast that claimed her husband and four other people on Monday afternoon. The cause of the b...
by Staff Reporter

Sangoma offers muti to Bafana Bafana

23 January 2013 | 9651 Views
A sangoma from the Eastern Cape, Reuben Matewu, says he can help Bafana Bafana win matches at the Africa Cup of Nations.South Africa settled for a goalless draw in their Afcon opener against ...
by Sapa

Sangoma's lighting ritual goes wrong, mysterious blast kills 5

22 January 2013 | 7903 Views
FIVE people including a traditional healer died in a mysterious blast in Zengeza 2, Chitungwiza yesterday afternoon. The bodies of the dead were burnt while their limbs were strewn all over t...
by Staff reporter

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