It is witchcraft time in Africa as mobs roam the villages of east Africa in search of albinos or people whose body parts can be used in ceremonies to obtain power and wealth. Of course, in America, our witch doctors roam the corridors of banks and financial institutions seeking money rather than body parts, but, in the end, the result is still the same– people are left empty inside. But, when it comes to witching, Gambia president Yahya Jammeh is in a class of his own. A new report by Amnesty International says his goons have kidnapped at least a thousand people who are taken to detention centers where his own witch doctors can operate to their heart’s desire.
Jammeh reportedly imported witch doctors from Guinea to help him ferret out enemies who he believes killed his aunt and cause problems in his country. Of course, a few years ago, the president claimed to have whipped up a formula in his kitchen that cured AIDS. Perhaps, President Obama might latch onto this African wizard and have him concoct a formula to solve our economic crisis. After all, it should be a lot simpler than AIDS.
As for body parts, I hear there is a guy in Texas who might qualify for that assignment.