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"Satanism" scares at girls' schools in Malawi (Africa)
by Diane Vera
Copyright © 2006 by Diane Vera. All rights reserved.
At several girls' schools in the African country of Malawi, students' illnesses have been blamed on a classmate's alleged "Satanism." How the "Satanists" are alleged to have caused the illnesses is not specified in the articles below. Perhaps by casting spells? If so, then these cases are yet another of the witchhunts - in the most literal sense - that have been common in some parts of Africa lately.
- Satanism rocks Bandawe Sec School, by McDonald Bamusi, The Daily Times, Malawi, Africa, 24 March 2006
- Strange disease attacks 31 students, by Edwin Nyirongo, Nation Online, Malawi, Africa, 31 March 2006
- No Satanism here-Headmistress, by Emmanuel Muwamba, Nation Online, Malawi, Africa, 02 April 2006
See also Witchhunts in Africa today on my page about The growing number of Christians of kinds which inherently fear demons, Satanists, witches, occultists, Pagans, and atheists: Why a new worldwide Satanic panic is likely, given worldwide religious trends.