Kenya: Going back to the future

In Uturine Village  a string of strange deaths have occurred in the past couple of weeks. Some time ago, I told you that the residents of that blighted area have engaged reverse gear in their beliefs, and are ‘going back to the future’, as someone once colourfully put it. From the chief to the sergeant in charge of the local police station, everyone firmly believes that the most effective way to combat a rising tide of crime is to invoke witchcraft.

Thus, the most valued person these days is not the pastor or priest, nor is it the local administrator or police officer. It is the witchdoctor. 

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