Muti

 
Jo'burg's Mai Mai muthi market is more than a place of trading, it's home to many
Jo'burg's Mai Mai muthi market is more than a place of trading, it's home to many
The history of kwaMai Mai Market is unknown but everyone agrees it is Johannesburg’s oldest market dedicated to traditional medicine. For the...
Strong muti powers Zuma's survival
Strong muti powers Zuma's survival
I recently learnt that the elephant in the ANC’s room – President Jacob Zuma – has acquired a new Zulu nickname. It is...
Downward spiral of dying vultures
Downward spiral of dying vultures
The vulture's head sticks out of a bottle, its eye sockets sunken and face feathers ruffled from handling. The bottle stands among many others,...
Marikana commission: Strikers used muti, believed they were invincible
Marikana commission: Strikers used muti, believed they were invincible
Police crime intelligence gathered information that protesting Marikana mineworkers performed muti rituals and believed they were invincible before...
Leopard pelt trader gets off scot-free
Leopard pelt trader gets off scot-free
Conservationists are infuriated that a KwaZulu-Natal muti trader caught in possession of 150 leopard pelts has been let off the hook. Figures...
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,...
Swaziland's only stadium torn apart for lucky charms
Swaziland's only stadium torn apart for lucky charms
The artificial turf at Swaziland's only football stadium has been ripped apart by players who planted magic charms known as "muti" under the field,...

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