The announcement was met with boos and bottle throws from the packed auditorium who had gone to the meeting hoping the minister would announce a 0% fee increase for the coming year. The unperturbed minister also invited renowned witches to make an appointment with his office so they can have their skills tested and those outstanding would then be hired as lecturers.
Posted: 9/16/2016 11:17:34 AM Reads: 120 Submitted By: 0x6a656666 Source: howafrica.com Category: Witchcraft
A Redcar family’s walk in Errington Woods, New Marske , took a very creepy turn. For looming in the mist was not only a scary shelter made of branches, but a dead bird - pinned out as if in some sort of witchcraft ritual. The decapitated pigeon was carefully placed, its wings outstretched, next to the pond.
Posted: 9/15/2016 12:08:40 PM Reads: 281 Submitted By: 0x6a656666 Source: www.gazettelive.co.uk Category: Witchcraft
The British High Commissioner for Ghana, Jon Benjamin, appealed to the government to close camps created to house so-called witches and for the inhabitants to be reintegrated into society.
Posted: 9/9/2016 6:54:05 PM Reads: 218 Submitted By: 0x6a656666 Source: www.dailymail.co.uk Category: Witchcraft
It’s always exciting to uncover something that’s been hidden for who knows how long. It’s like all your childhood dreams of digging up dinosaur bones and buried treasure are coming true. You might find something really remarkable. You might even find a missing piece of history.
Posted: 9/8/2016 7:54:47 PM Reads: 340 Submitted By: 0x6a656666 Source: www.littlethings.com Category: Witchcraft
Well, news making rounds is that an owl who is believed to be a witch, allegedly “attended” a crusade which was ongoing at Nkwo Umuiyida Enugu-Ezike in Igbo-Eze LGA Enugu state and started attacking the reverend father who was performing miracles. But after a powerful prayer session, the the owl allegedly fell on the altar and died instantly.
Posted: 9/3/2016 3:17:20 PM Reads: 198 Submitted By: 0x6a656666 Source: mpasho.co.ke Category: Witchcraft
We still live in the dark ages despite tall claims of digital India and scientific temper which has been proved as villagers of S. Chintaluguda village under Gunupur police limits in Odisha’s Rayagada killed a person by forcing him to consume pesticide as they suspected him of killing people through witchcraft.
Posted: 8/30/2016 12:36:45 PM Reads: 192 Submitted By: 0x6a656666 Source: odishasuntimes.com Category: Witchcraft
Naij.com News ☛ Residents of an Estate in Nairobi have been left in shock after discovering that a well known Kenyan politician was housing a witch doctor within his rental apartments.
Posted: 8/29/2016 2:52:21 PM Reads: 138 Submitted By: 0x6a656666 Source: www.naij.com Category: Witchcraft
On this day in 1612, the Pendle and Samlesbury “witches” stood trial in perhaps Britain’s most infamous witch trials. The Samlesbury women —Jane Southworth, Jennet Brierley and Ellen Brierley—were accused of child murder and cannibalism at Lancaster Assizes and found not guilty. At the same place, on the same day, nine women and two men from Pendle were accused of witchcraft related to a murder. Ten were found guilty and executed.
Posted: 8/19/2016 6:41:53 PM Reads: 334 Submitted By: 0x6a656666 Source: inews.co.uk Category: Witchcraft
From terror during the Spanish Inquisition to 17th century English "witch hunters," here are five of the most terrifying witch trials throughout history.
Posted: 8/19/2016 4:05:15 PM Reads: 159 Submitted By: 0x6a656666 Source: www.the-line-up.com Category: Witchcraft
The residents claimed the woman, 37, who gave her names as Gifty and Afia, fell from the sky at about 3:30am on a tape at a block factory in the area.
Posted: 8/17/2016 11:29:51 AM Reads: 416 Submitted By: 0x6a656666 Source: www.ghanastar.com Category: Witchcraft
According to legend, George Pikingill literally died in the shadow of the cross, cursing God and the residents of Canewdon, England, where he was both revered and feared. Since his death in 1909, his stature has only grown; depending on who you believe, he was either an uneducated, but gifted, local cunning man, or he was the father of modern witchcraft.
Posted: 8/17/2016 11:27:18 AM Reads: 175 Submitted By: 0x6a656666 Source: www.cvltnation.com Category: Witchcraft
People in the local political class have reportedly resorted to witchcraft in order trounce their competitors in the 2017 general election. According to Chakacha artist turned evangelist and gospel singer – Princess Farida Migwalla, politicians were doing all manners of ungodly things just to become victorious in the upcoming polls.
Posted: 7/30/2016 12:20:05 PM Reads: 185 Submitted By: 0x6a656666 Source: zipo.co.ke Category: Witchcraft
Truth and jealousy in Ireland’s three most famous witchcraft trials.
Posted: 7/26/2016 5:54:03 PM Reads: 219 Submitted By: 0x6a656666 Source: www.irishcentral.com Category: Witchcraft
People have always been superstitious, blaming misfortune and ill health on gods, demons, or spirits. Perhaps the most beloved scapegoat in history however has been the witch—a mysterious woman brewing elixirs and flying to her weekly gatherings. To protect themselves from these supposedly evil and powerful women, people came up with the most curious protective methods you could imagine.
Posted: 7/22/2016 4:10:12 PM Reads: 250 Submitted By: 0x6a656666 Source: listverse.com Category: Witchcraft
A 15th-century chapel in the Scottish city of Aberdeen was equipped as a prison for accused witches snared during the city's "Great Witch Hunt" in 1597.
Posted: 7/19/2016 5:37:20 PM Reads: 256 Submitted By: 0x6a656666 Source: www.livescience.com Category: Witchcraft
Black rituals scared communities over two decades leading to police and church leader warnings
Posted: 7/16/2016 3:44:34 PM Reads: 312 Submitted By: 0x6a656666 Source: www.dailypost.co.uk Category: Witchcraft
For many in Assam, witchcraft is real. Thankfully, there are women like Birubala Rabha to set people straight
Posted: 7/1/2016 4:03:29 PM Reads: 272 Submitted By: 0x6a656666 Source: www.newslaundry.com Category: Witchcraft
Huddersfield research looked into whether the county was a good place to be a witch in the 1600s
Posted: 6/26/2016 2:54:59 AM Reads: 284 Submitted By: 0x6a656666 Source: www.examiner.co.uk Category: Witchcraft
New France was a more enlightened place. It probably helped that women here could aspire to a social prominence denied their sisters in the Puritan colonies. It’s no coincidence that Anne Lamarque was a businesswoman independent of her husband and that she had friends, or at least acquaintances, in positions of authority.
Posted: 6/24/2016 4:02:57 PM Reads: 293 Submitted By: 0x6a656666 Source: montrealgazette.com Category: Witchcraft
My recent picture of HMS Barham leaving Portsmouth Harbour in the 1930s reminded Calum Kennedy of the unusual connection between the battleship, Portsmouth and witchcraft.
Posted: 6/23/2016 11:42:18 AM Reads: 248 Submitted By: 0x6a656666 Source: www.portsmouth.co.uk Category: Witchcraft
It boils down to a chilling statistics: a death is reported every third day in modern India for witchcraft.
Posted: 6/20/2016 5:16:25 PM Reads: 289 Submitted By: 0x6a656666 Source: indiatoday.intoday.in Category: Witchcraft
The case of Glory Bassey, a 31-year-old woman from Akwa Ibom state in Southern Nigeria demonstrates the destructive effects of witchcraft beliefs in Nigeria and the threat which the continued belief in occult forces poses to the lives and well being of the people if these mystical notions are not challenged, debunked and dispelled.
Posted: 6/12/2016 6:16:17 PM Reads: 269 Submitted By: 0x6a656666 Source: www.newsghana.com.gh Category: Witchcraft
Since he was born a year after the Witchcraft and Conjuration Act of 1563 brought about the era of the witch trials in England, it is hardly a surprise that witches and witchcraft would come to feature in Shakespeare’s work.
Posted: 6/12/2016 4:51:34 PM Reads: 268 Submitted By: 0x6a656666 Source: blog.oup.com Category: Witchcraft
Medicine at this time was still prone to a belief in the superstitious. Bartisch believed a patient could be diagnosed through their astrological chart or horoscope and that magic, astrology and indeed witchcraft itself played an important role in the diagnosis and treatment of disease.
Posted: 6/8/2016 6:38:03 PM Reads: 304 Submitted By: 0x6a656666 Source: dangerousminds.net Category: Witchcraft
Was 1600s Yorkshire a good place to be a witch? A history researcher at the University of Huddersfield has been finding out, and her investigations have resulted in a new online article.
Posted: 6/8/2016 3:48:14 PM Reads: 263 Submitted By: 0x6a656666 Source: phys.org Category: Witchcraft
Can divination be done through algorithm?
Posted: 5/31/2016 9:05:52 PM Reads: 345 Submitted By: 0x6a656666 Source: broadly.vice.com Category: Witchcraft
Hardly a new practice, witch-hunting continues across Assam, Chattisgarh and Jharkhand among others, despite law forbidding the same
Posted: 5/29/2016 2:22:48 PM Reads: 242 Submitted By: 0x6a656666 Source: www.indiatimes.com Category: Witchcraft
Welcome to Kenya, one of the most religious countries in the world where people carry Bibles and pray all the time, but still keep a talisman from a witchdoctor for additional security
Posted: 5/27/2016 1:10:40 PM Reads: 285 Submitted By: 0x6a656666 Source: www.sde.co.ke Category: Witchcraft
Helen Duncan may have been a fraud but Britain's wartime government feared her so much they ensured she was charged with witchcraft
Posted: 5/23/2016 5:05:55 PM Reads: 269 Submitted By: 0x6a656666 Source: www.irishmirror.ie Category: Witchcraft
The Sonoran Market is a sprawling bazaar dedicated to witchcraft sex, potions, and rituals.
Posted: 5/22/2016 9:23:18 PM Reads: 336 Submitted By: 0x6a656666 Source: broadly.vice.com Category: Witchcraft