The teenager was found dead late Saturday in the northwest of the country along the Rusizi river
Traditional practitioners, known locally as "oloola" are worried about the decline of facial scarification, but critics remain opposed to it
It's not only the Christians that partake in Muslim festivals. "When a Christian dies, all the neighbours go to the church for the funeral"
According to messages and pictures circulating on social media, he had been driving a motorbike and smashed into a car
In Tonkolili and Port Loko, a new type of ritual is emerging in which girls are initiated by the Sowei, but are not "cut"
About 3,000 children are abandoned each year in South Africa, according to estimates by the National Adoption Coalition
The golden coffin of the boy king will be displayed along with other Tutankhamun artefacts towards the end of next year
Fashion has also become a family affair, with Hassan's father -a tailor by trade -and older sister helping cut and sew the clothes
Sudanese football fans are often seen sporting the shirts of international clubs instead of their national team
"My work is meant to tell spiritual stories of this mountain and of Christianity in general." -Mariusz Dybich