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by , at 12:00 pm, January 05, 2017, Features

5 Dangerous African Traditions That Should Be Dropped

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An African traditional healer. Kruger National Park

Africa is a wonderful continent with many distinctly unique cultural traditions. Each of these traditions symbolizes a specific aspect of life in a given community. But while many of these cultures represent the grandeur and richness of Africa, some are dangerous and retrogressive, and should, therefore, be let go.

Here are the top five most dangerous African traditions that should be dropped.

  • nml

    I disagree with the last item – traditional healing. In the West its called complementary alternative medicine and it is well regarded or at least respected. Not everyone wants to co-sign with western medicine which has it’s own problems…..

    • david

      Agreed, there are pros and cons.
      In South Africa they are trying to register traditional healers.