Abandoned Nigerian Boy Accused of Witchcraft Now Budding Athlete
The story of Hope's recovery went viral, and was celebrated by many people across the continent.
This is Africa, 30 April 2019
In February 2016 This is Africa shared the gut wrenching picture of an abandoned toddler, accused of being a witch in Uyo, Nigeria. Recently, Anja Ringgren the charity worker who… Read more »
Guardian, 18 February 2016
After heartbreaking series of photographs showed an emaciated two-year-old Nigerian, riddled with worms and reportedly abandoned by his family because they thought he was a witch,… Read more »
Daily Trust, 27 December 2008
Akwa Ibom State has been in the news recently over child-witchcraft. The phenomenon, usually discussed in hushed tunes, found its way into the public arena when a British… Read more »
Meet Hope - From being branded a witch, abandoned, rejected and stigmatized to representing his school in 100m race.