Diwali, the Festival of Lights, is ironically a dark time for the nocturnal bird.
With juju being sold openly on social media, the tradition is going through a modern renaissance.
So far, 20 people who came in close contact with him tested positive, making the area a hotspot.
The Festival of Lights is actually a dark time for the bird because of its status as Goddess Lakshmi's vehicle.
Four men were arrested this week under allegations that they had used black magic to influence the election process.
Pioneering feminist and animal rights campaigner Anna Kingsford was one of the 19th century's most remarkable women. Then she was charged with using black magic to murder two vivisectionists.
Villagers have started to set up roadblocks to catch "vampires," as the black magic scare spreads.
Rungano Nyoni’s debut film, "I Am Not A Witch," was the talk of Cannes. She explains how she used satire to depict the struggles of a child accused of witchcraft.
Spending an afternoon in the low key world of suburban exorcisms.
The Melbourne "mullah" needed a skull and some dirty clothes. Then we got to work.
Every year, thousands of people are accused of witchcraft and face persecution, abuse, and even death. Now the United Nations is organizing to defend victims of witch hunts.
Can the country's 'dukun' bounce back from all this negative publicity?