ARTICLES RELATING TO SANGOMA

Woman tells of ‘sangoma trauma’

2019-03-27 12:14

Isabell Gama didn't understand what the tingling sensation in her swollen feet meant - her aunt suggested that she should become a sangoma before she lost both feet. But after two months of training and no change in her condition, she finally sought medical help.

A new breed of techno-savvy sangomas

2018-07-22 16:15

Thokoza gogo is the term commonly used on social media by people who consult with traditional healers online.

MAN (73) RAPES, IMPREGNATES GIRL (13)

2018-06-21 11:35

A GIRL’S life has been shattered after being preyed on by a 73-year-old sangoma, who has confessed to raping the child on multiple occasions.

'Fake sangoma murderers' target albino body parts for rituals

2018-04-30 10:30

It is believed that the body parts of albinos are wanted by sangomas who make money out of them and use them for healing.

Stigma haunts those living with epilepsy

2015-02-27 14:45

Growing up, Silindile Mkhwena says healers preyed on her family’s scant knowledge of her epilepsy. More than a decade later, she says she is still paying for society’s ignorance.

Triumph for traditional healers

2013-12-05 12:01

The Supreme Court of Appeal has ruled that a sick note from a traditional healer be seen in the same light as one issued by a qualified medical doctor.

 

PIC: MSHOZA IS A THWASA!

2018-10-10 11:29

It has been an interesting couple of weeks for Kwaito’s self-proclaimed godmother, Mshoza.

LERATO SHARES HOW HER CALLING AFFECTED HER KIDS

2018-06-21 12:44

The gift of being a Sangoma brings a lot of changes to one’s life and to those of their loved ones.

Everybody thought I was crazy - now I bring my calling as a sangoma to the boardroom

2018-05-17 10:38

This is just one of the personal accounts from Gogo Dineo Ndlanzi shared with Ruda Landman in her collection of interviews - Tell Me Your Story.

Rapper Pro has a special gift

2018-01-10 08:59

Rapper Pro says he communicates with his ancestors in order to help other people

Celebs who are sangomas

2017-09-22 11:42

These female celebs have embraced their culture and answered their ancestral call

African traditional medicine: better than pills?

2014-08-21 15:06

80% of South Africans - from all walks of life - use traditional African medicines to heal what ails them. How safe are these meds? Should they be regulated?

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