The history superstition in the Republic of Tanzania

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Suspected Witches Killed
AP, 20 November 1999. At least 34 people have been killed this year in western Tanzania as suspected witches. Most of them were elderly women whose eyes had turned red from years of standing over cow dung cooking fires. Witchcraft-related deaths are on the increase. The killings are also linked to the cross-border trade in human skin with neighboring Zambia.
Government Clamps Down On Muslim Fundamentalism
Panafrican News Agency, 4 August 2000. A book that details the 1998 massacre of four Muslim youths by police, is banned. The book Hamza Mustafa Njozi, Mwembechai Killings and The Political Future Of Tanzania, was published in Canada and provides unsettling details about religious discrimination in a country most people assume is tolerant.
Dismembered Head Linked To Witchcraft Killings
Panafrican News Agency, 8 August 2000. A dismembered male human head is the latest incident related to witchcraft murders in Tanzania. The head was recovered at the weekend in the southern region of Mbeya, where murderous gangs had camped in 1999 to conduct an illegal interstate business in human skins.
Fundamentalists No Longer Disrupting The Peace
African Church Information Service (Nairobi), 6 October 2000. Not only Christians see Muslem fundamentalism as essentially disburbing to social peace, for there is a new organisation comprised of compromising Christian and Muslim leaders, the Muslim-Christian Commission for Peace, Development and Conflict Resolution in Tanzania or with the Kiswahili acronym—TUMWAMUTA.