In Africa, witchcraft functions the way that antisemitism did in medieval Europe—as an explanation for every community misfortune.
This belief is both driven, and exploited, by fundamentalist charismatics like Thomas Muthee.
Even children are treated as witches—and blamed for bad occurances within families and communities.
This video report comes via The Guardian of London:
When this witchcraft superstition and hysteria is translated into consumption for church audiences in the United States, however, it becomes a highly sanitized narrative, as you can see in the video below: