The Exorcist Trying to Heal South Africa’s Satanic Murderer
VICE heads to Cape Town to meet Cecil Begbie, a Methodist priest and exorcist, who believes he can expel demons from a murderer who claims he was possessed when he carried out the crime.
Black Magic and Chicken Blood: Photos of My Week with Sierra Leone's Witch Doctors
A gallery of photographer Olivia Acland's latest work from Sierra Leone where she visited doctors that use a combination of black magic and herbal medicines to cure the sick.
Fueled by Superstition, People Are Violently Attacking Albinos in Tanzania
Africans with albinism can suffer alienating social stigma in their communities and, in some regions, a near-constant threat of violence.
Militias In the Central African Republic Are Using Black Magic to Protect Them From Rockets
A witch doctor told VICE News that his magical necklaces work just fine, as long as you avoid touching women while they’re on their period.
The Fight to Stop Tanzania's Witch Doctors Butchering Albino People
In Tanzania, traditional healers and witch doctors have long considered the body parts of people with albinism as being essential to their magical recipes. These practitioners of muti—or "medicine murder"—believe that their recipes heal the sick and...