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Malawi Hyena Man Jailed 2 Years Over Traditional Sexual Customs

A court in the southern Malawi district of Nsanje has sentenced a 45-year-old man to two years in jail for having unprotected sex with bereaved widows and young girls as part of that area’s traditional custom of women cleansing. Malawi police arrested Eric Aniva in July, following orders from Malawi President Peter Mutharika. President Mutharika was reacting to concerns that Aniva might have infected the women with HIV. People from Nsanje braved hot weather to attend the court ruling for...

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