Traditional Healers

The Portfolio: Sethembiso Zulu

My photographs make for detailed stories and use symbols that are meant to be read and analysed with an open mind.

Hawks bust cannabis lab

The Canapax chain owner, who claims to be a traditional healer, has been arrested

Abuse taints traditional healing

After being raped and abused repeatedly, a sangoma trainee reported her mentor to the police — only to be shunned

All the knowledge we do not know yet

"Recovering ancient hidden knowledges, as long as we are responsible with them, is important considering how many ills there are in our society."

[PODCAST] Each one teach one: Doctors, traditional healers tackle psychiatric illness

Medical doctors and traditional healers often struggle to trust each other. But in this rural KZN community they learned how to work together.

This land is our chemist

A group of men harvest medicinal plants, which they then process and sell, but it’s a tough trade

Traditional innovation

Innovation Award: Corporate Organisation for innovations and their research and/or development by a team or an individual

Traditional medicine in the academy is a reality

The UKZN traditional medicine laboratory aims to become a centre of excellence

Sangomas learn to meld muti with conventional medicine

Traditional and Western healers team up to treat patients with HIV and tuberculosis because many people consult more than one health system.

Sangomas’ power challenges state

An anthropologist schooled in traditional healing, Professor Robert Thornton, says it is deeply rooted in ideas and not science.

The fashion designer who felt the call of the ancestors

Karabo Finger was called to be a traditional healer when her mother, the family elder and a spiritual medium, died and connected her to her ancestors.

Mining a threat to holy caves

An Australian company plans to exploit the place of ancestors and healing at Madimatle Mountain.

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