Is the Witchcraft Suppression Act (No 3 of 1957) a medieval throwback to the Dark Ages for South Africans? Think again!

Gabriel Louw[ref]Research Associate, Focus Area 7.2 Social Transformation , Faculty of Arts, Potchefstroom Campus, North-West University, Potchefstroom, South Africa[/ref], Andrè Duvenhage[ref]Research Director, Focus Area 7.2 Social Transformation, Faculty of Arts, Potchefstroom Campus, North-West University, Potchefstroom, South Africa[/ref] Ensovoort volume 36 (2016), number 9: 2. Abstract Background The Witchcraft Suppression Act (Act No 3, 1957) seems… Continue reading Is the Witchcraft Suppression Act (No 3 of 1957) a medieval throwback to the Dark Ages for South Africans? Think again!

Do many South Africans still believe today in the supernatural, bad magic, witchcraft, witches and evil demons?

Gabriel Louw[ref]Research Associate, Focus Area Social Transformation , Faculty of Arts, Potchefstroom Campus, North-West University, Potchefstroom, South Africa[/ref], Andrè Duvenhage[ref]Research Director, Focus Area Social Transformation, Faculty of Arts, Potchefstroom Campus, North-West University, Potchefstroom, South Africa[/ref] Ensovoort volume 36 (2016), number 8: 1. Background The main definition of the Traditional Health Practitioners Act (Act No 22,… Continue reading Do many South Africans still believe today in the supernatural, bad magic, witchcraft, witches and evil demons?