African traditional medicine

 
Sangomas learn to meld muti with conventional medicine
Sangomas learn to meld muti with conventional medicine
It is a hot day in KwaZulu-Natal and the sun beats down on the dusty roads of a township outside Pietermaritzburg's Edendale suburb. Leading away...
[Slideshow]Where tradition meets modern medicine
[Slideshow]Where tradition meets modern medicine
There has been tension between traditional and modern medicine, but is there space for the two to work together?
Sexual healing: An African sex safari
Sexual healing: An African sex safari
As I climbed into the passenger seat of an old white Astra, township tour guide Mandy Mankazana inspected me, smacked her lips and murmured "sexy,...
Unconventional is the real norm
Unconventional is the real norm
You have a bit of a cough, night sweats and a searing headache every now and again. So, what's the diagnosis?
Ritual sacrifice of children on the rise in Uganda
Ritual sacrifice of children on the rise in Uganda
Caroline Aya was playing in front of her house in January when a neighbour put a cloth over her mouth and fled with her.
Minister calls for tougher charges for muti murder
Minister calls for tougher charges for muti murder
Separate, more serious, charges must be created for people who kill to harvest body parts for muti, the Minister for Women, Children and Persons...
Seeking Lotto riches, South Africans smoke vulture brains
Seeking Lotto riches, South Africans smoke vulture brains
Smoking dried vulture brains to have a vision of winning Lotto numbers -- that's why customers come to Scelo, a vendor of traditional medicines,...
Draft policy on African traditional medicine gazetted
Draft policy on African traditional medicine gazetted
A draft policy on African traditional medicine has been gazetted for public comment, the Department of Health said on Wednesday.

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