Apparently, witch fear and hunting is widespread in Kenya.
Money quote from a May 2008 BBC report on 11 elderly people who were literally burned as witches in eastern Kenya:
The mob dragged them out of their houses and burned them individually and then set their homes alight, our correspondent says.
Residents have been ambivalent about condemning the attacks because belief in witchcraft is widespread in the area, he says.
And here’s an extended reflection on Thomas Muthee’s harrassment of the Kenyan “witch” Mama Jane:
And here’s Thomas Muthee speaking, in dominionist language, about politics, and then laying his hands on Sarah Palin and speaking of vanquishing witchcraft from her path to the governorship: