Jan 15, 2015

Tanzania bans witch doctors to stem grisly albino murders

Tanzania has banned witch doctors to try to stem a surge in murders of albinos, whose body parts are sold for witchcraft. “These so-called witches bear responsibility for the attacks against albinos,” interior ministry spokesman Isaac Nantanga said Wednesday. The ban follows the kidnapping ...

U.K. girls treated after acid attack in Zanzibar

Aug 10, 2013

U.K. girls treated after acid attack in Zanzibar

Two British teenage girls were being treated for burns at a London hospital Saturday after acid was hurled in their faces on the Indian Ocean island of Zanzibar. Doctors said Kirstie Trup and Katie Gee, both 18, were doing “well” after Wednesday’s attack, and ...