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Traditional forms of dating

According to traditional African belief, human beings are made up of various aspects – physical, spiritual, moral, and social.

During the colonial period, the arrival of Western medicine had a negative impact on traditional African medicine.

For instance, ancestral medicine was viewed as inferior, and therefore was stigmatized and marginalized.

Similarly, the treatment of an ill person involves not only aiding his/her physical being, but may also involve the spiritual, moral, and social components of being as well.

Practitioners of traditional African medicine are quite different from doctors who practice conventional medicine.

on traditional medicine for their Primary Health Care (PHC) needs.” What is presently known as ‘conventional medicine’ has its origins in the West.

Though this is arguably the most prominent form of medicine today, it is not accessible to, or the first choice for, everyone.

The image on the chalice is an iconic scene with King Lycurgus of Thrace...

A mysterious ancient tomb with “unusual and rare” wall paintings has been discovered in Egypt.

In the Bible, crows and their close cousins, ravens, were called “unclean” and with this unshakable spiritual grey cloud these bullied birds have subsequently been associated with the occult, witchcraft, and death.

Neither does Islam offer these homeless birds a safe perch to land, as it holds them as one of the five animals we are “allowed” to destroy.

Even if they were successful in their efforts, the WHO estimations show that there is a modern resurgence in this practice.