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Malawi's 'Hyena' Convicted for Traditional, But Illegal, Sex Customs

A magistrate's court in Malawi has convicted a 45-year-old man accused of practicing traditional sex customs — deflowering young girls and comforting bereaved widows — that were outlawed three years ago in the southern African nation. Malawi's president, Peter Mutharika, ordered the arrest of Eric Aniva due to concerns that he may have spread HIV infections in the course of his work as a practitioner of "kusasa fumbi," or "removing dust," and "fisi,"...

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