Sangoma’s want to work with the police

A group comprised of four Sangoma’s also known as Ministry of Ancestors committee wants to establish a working relationship with the police. Speaking at a gathering on Wednesday afternoon in Mogoditshane, the group complained that Sangoma’s are often discriminated against and associated with dirt. “We are responsible citizens, we want to contribute in fighting crime,” […]

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Sangoma healers go hi-tech

After decades in the shadows, South Africa’s traditional “sangoma” healers are modernising and becoming big business, raising questions about the need for strict regulation. “Granny” Mahlasela Matcheke runs her practice from a squeaky clean white floor-tiled home in Johannesburg’s up-and-coming Soweto Township. Her consultation room is ringed by orderly shelves of transparent jars containing a […]

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