The Penis-Stealing Witches of The Congo

Rumors of penis theft began circulating last week in Kinshasa, 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.