FEAR/MISTRUST/JEALOUSY. Mally Graveson & Shara Johnson, 21 February 2017 I visited one of the so called strongest Witch doctors in Namibia for a consultation. Why? You may asked me. Because I want to get into their minds / their souls to understand the forces they are using to control so many Africans in Africa. I … Continue reading EVIL TRINITY
TODAY ( 10 December 2018) IS GLOBAL HUMAN RIGHTS DAY. Regarding the violation of HUMAN RIGHTS of people living with Dementia ( PWD ) ADN will focus in 2019 on three aspects of HUMAN RIGHTS of PWD, namely: 1) On 19 November a magistrate of Kavango- West region ( Namibia) announced during a court case: … Continue reading HUMAN RIGHTS AND DEMENTIA
The difference between violations of human rights of People living with Dementia and protection of the individual against him or herself, because of a lack of judgement caused by Dementia is : TIME and not a solution/not the norm For example: during intravenous therapy ( drip ) in hospital which the individual can't comprehend because … Continue reading PROTECTING A PWD [ PERSON WITH DEMENTIA] OR VIOLATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS?
Chained for 20 years, offered only an average of 250 ml ( small tin of coke) water a day , if there was any, in scorching heat of up to 38 degrees in the summer and even 28/29 in the winter. Why? Because she was regarded as a dangerous Witch, a ' house of evil … Continue reading NDJINAA, THE NELSON MANDELA OF NAMIBIA
THE WITCH WHO COLLECTED MAHANGU TO PREPARE LUNCH FOR HER FAMILY: She appeared suddenly from the Mahangu fields next to the village. Her old thin and wrinkled arms full of Mahangu. [ a type of maize] Slowly she walked straight to me: Êhwah! She greeted me! Born on 30 January 1930 in Mahangu, today … Continue reading Would you not be afraid of being accused as a WITCH?
Witchcraft and Dementia in Namibia Summary of Witchcraft and its Implications for the Elderly and People With Dementia The truth is, I don’t even know where to start! I learned so much on this trip, saw some beautiful land and met some beautiful people as well as some dubious people. I don’t want to write … Continue reading Witchcraft and Dementia in Namibia
She appeared suddenly from the Mahangu fields next to the village. Her old thin and wrinkled arms full of Mahangu. Slowly she walked straight to me: Êhwah! She greeted me! Born on 30 January 1930 in Mahangu, today a wild life reserve 20 Km south of Divundu on your way to the Okavango Delta in … Continue reading ‘WOULD YOU NOT BE AFRAID IF THEY CALL YOU A WITCH?’
An overview of witchcraft belief in Namibia and how it particularly affects people suffering from dementia and mental illness. Source: http://skjtravel.net/index.php/15-features/344-witchcraft-and-dementia-in-namibia-skj-travel-subscriber-newsletter.html
'Education is the strongest weapon through which one can change the world' ( Nelson Mandela) Christoff is working at the petrol filling station in Divundu. I met him on Monday ( 11/4/16). My favorite line when I am traveling in Nambia : 'Do you know a Witch?' , start the conversation with Christoff. "My grandmother … Continue reading EDUCATION THE STRONGEST WEAPON
A STORY OF LOVE AND COMFORT Many moons ago , when Christmas trees where tall and our two daughters where small, we as family travelled a lot , and every time when we travelled through the country side and Sufrani and Elsabe noticed big animals with their 'children' They always said: There is the mother … Continue reading Comfort a unmet need