In Japan, “the last shamans sell hope, but they also give it back to the most desperate”

By Philippe Pons Published on March 13, 2022 at 08:00 Reserved for our subscribers MaintenanceHeirs to disappearing ancestral traditions, the shamans of Japan help to weave links between the visible and invisible worlds. Sociologist Muriel Jolivet went to meet the last of them. The modernization of Japan has in no way affected a host of … Read more

Why some think Zimbabweans sell their toes – BBC News BBC Homepage

Why some think Zimbabweans sell their toes BBC News

By Chiagozie Nwonwu BBC News, Lagos an hour ago Photo credit, Getty Images An apparent joke on social media in Zimbabwe that people are selling their toes for large sums of money is being taken more seriously elsewhere in Africa. The baseless story that suggests Zimbabweans are parting their toes to overcome poverty is trending … Read more