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The Penis-Stealing Witches of The Congo

>[Rumors of penis theft began circulating last week in Kinshasa][link], Democratic Republic of Congo’s sprawling capital of some 8 million inhabitants. They quickly dominated radio call-in shows, with listeners advised to beware of fellow passengers in communal taxis wearing gold rings.

It’s amazing that a culture can be advanced enough to have radio call-in shows, but still go on actual witch hunts.

[link]: http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSL2290323220080422 “Lynchings in Congo as penis theft panic hits capital | Reuters”

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