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someone who is believed to heal through magical powers

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Denny left the steel band to form The Witch doctors 1960.
The story goes that the witch doctor cursed the Aussies' opponents by burying some bones next to the goalposts, and the Australians won the match.
'Her witch doctor said, 'The boy is good for the girl and vice versa, but your power won't work on them, his family has too many religious members of the family.
She said: 'When we gathered these witch doctors recently to sensitise them on what human trafficking victims go through in Europe, they were shocked.
The child, whose name was not disclosed, had reportedly confessed during the witch doctors' performance that she spent five days standing at one of their female neighbors' window in the community monitoring her life, but was forced to leave the area because the spirit of the neighbor severely fought her spiritually.
49-year-old Shyamal Tirke vomited after every meal due to the tumour, but villagers said it was due to a ghost that had possessed him and his family took him to a witch doctor instead of seeking medical relief.
Somali women, like some sort of witch doctors, are often brought in by families to do the cutting with razors on young girls." A Somalian man, in his 30s, was arrested on Thursday in Crumlin, Dublin, and was subsequently released without charge.
NEW YORK (CyHAN)- At a press briefing on Wednesday (14 Oct) the Special Representative of Tanzania to the UN said his government had launched a crackdown against witch doctors and healers, accused of carrying out "heinous" attacks against persons with Albinism.
Shamans, Witch Doctors, Wizards, Sorcerers, and Alchemists
Read: (http://au.ibtimes.com/articles/561558/20140804/ebola-outbreak-witch-doctors-virus-western-conspiracy.htm) 2014 Ebola Outbreak: Afflicted Resort to Witch Doctors; Locals Believe Virus is a Western Conspiracy
IT seems incredible in the 21st century that there are people in Britain who not only believe in voodoo but are prepared to hand over tens of thousands of pounds to witch doctors.
The Philippines typhoon was a tragic disaster, but Mr Childs labels as "witch doctors" those many scientists who doubt whether it was man-made.
Melbourne, July 22 ( ANI ): Papua New Guinea authorities have arrested 29 people, who were accused of being part of a cannibal cult in their jungle interior, and have charged them with the murders of seven suspected witch doctors.
CANBERRA, Sha'ban 23, 1433, Jul 13, 2012, SPA -- Police in Papua New Guinea say they have arrested 29 people accused of being part of a cannibal cult and charged them with the murders of seven suspected witch doctors, AP reported.
He is rumored to have been one of the witch doctors that performed spells for Lieutenant Abubakar "Toumba" Diakite, the former head of the presidential guard, who opened fire on the head of the junta last Thursday.