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Zimbabwe: cultural innovation

Proud Dzambukira sees cultural innovation in the midst of political and economic turmoil in Zimbabwe:
“Some might find it easy to condemn the recent move in Zimbabwe to pull “witch doctors” closer into the mainstream by allowing them to grant sick notes to ailing workers. The move follows legislation passed this past July finally getting rid of colonial laws that illegalized the age old institutions of witchcraft on the premise that they were pagan and primitive superstitions.”

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