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Exorcising a Goblin

An Analysis of the Tsikamutanda Witch Hunting phenomenon in Eastern Zimbabwe: An Interview with Headman Nemasase

By Chris Mataruka and Takudzwa Mazwienduna Superstition is sometimes considered a harmless phenomenon, which is why we seldom find citizens or legislators mounting serious opposition to unsubstantiated opinions deeply held by various people.  Most of this superstition is inspired by irrational fear; the fear of the unknown, which often makes …

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