Voodoo spirit returns to Benin

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Voodoo spirit returns to Benin

Cotonou - To the sound of pounding drums, Benin yesterday celebrated the rebirth of voodoo as an officially recognised religion. About 60 per cent of Benin's people follow voodoo, which originated in the region, but the Marxist regime which came to power in 1972 discouraged its practice. AP

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