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Babaaláwo / Babalawo

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In Africa, there are over 3, 000 cultures that influence traditional medicine practices in different regions, thus breeding various types of traditional medicine practitioners that are known by different local names. For example, inyanga and sangoma in South Africa, akomfo in Ghana, laibon in Kenya, and babalawo in Nigeria. This article takes a look at the babalawo in Nigeria. 

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