Author: Swati Kumar

Togo: The Largest Voodoo Market in the World

Reading Time: 3 minutesTogo’s capital city of Lomé is the birthplace of the largest Voodoo market in the world – a kind of super supply store for fetishes, charms and anything else one might need for a ritual. It is known as the Akodessewa Fetish Market. Practitioners from all over the African continent travel here in search of […]

Phil: Nigeria is Alive to the Demands of an Emerging and Demanding Job Market

Reading Time: 8 minutesIn an extensive interview with Swati, Phil Diana Maduagwu addresses many queries about Nigeria as a middle-income, mixed economy and emerging market. A Different Truths exclusive. Phil holds a Master’s Degree in International Human Resources Management from the Cranfield University, UK, and a Master’s Degree in International Relations from the University of Benin. She is an alumnus of Howard University […]

Crime against Women in India: The Black Dot of Shame

Reading Time: 4 minutesOur society is ruled by two “M’s” – Males and Money. Genders were never equal and I doubt that they ever will be in this country. Ours is a social system in which men hold primary power and a woman’s life lies between pleasures at one end and danger at another end. We prefer to shut […]