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Asegaai Molifo - Withcraft
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Description DM2011053052:SAED:SOCIAL:WITCHCRAFT: JUL 1959 – Folk live in dread in the land of witchcraft – Asegaai Molifo and his wife were among those accused of the murder of an elderely white man, Mr. Van der Berg. Asegaai had to sell some of his cattle to get a lawyer. He plans to leave the area. There’s a hunt for witches around the little Transvaal town of Bronkhorstspruit. People are scared. First three little kids vanished from their parents’huts. No sign of them although the parents looked and looked, and whole villages helped. Gone. (Photograph by Peter Magubane ©BAHA
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Keywords South Africa, Drum Magazine, witchcraft, July 1959, African man, Asegaai Molifo, wife, African woman, Bronkhorstspruit, Peter Magubane, social, villages, vanished, African magic, 1950s, July, 1959,
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Title Asegaai Molifo - Withcraft
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Creation_date 1959-07-19T00:00:00
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