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When was medicine man consulted in African traditional communities?

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Medicine man was consulted in African traditional communities during;

  • Sickness
  • Childbirth especially when there is complication
  • Initiation into adulthood like raid/marriage
  • Calamities like floods/death
  • When it was necessary to dispel witchcraft/sorcery
  • Incase of impotence/barrenness
  • When a person required a charm for protection against evil/to achieve a desired goal