Leo Igwe


John Maddox Prize
Pictured above is Dr Riko Muranaka who has won the 2017 John Maddox prize. First, a bit of context – what is the John Maddox Prize? The John Maddox Prize is an annual award give by the UK based charity Sense about Science and has been running since 2012. John […]

The 2017 John Maddox Prize Winner – Riko Muranaka



It sounds like a joke, or perhaps satire – A Nigerian Witch Hunter is suing the British Humanist Association for the princely sum of £500 Million. It this real? Yes it is. Padraig Reidy explains about all of this at Index on Censorship … Her specific claim against the BHA is […]

Why does a Witch Hunter have a £500 Million libel against @BHAhumanists ?



Leo Igwe , a Nigerian human rights advocate and humanist who I’ve had the deep privilege of meeting, has a nicely written and truly skeptical article within New Zimbabwe all about the daft belief in flying witches. He writes about the rather bizarre claim issued by officials in Swaziland … Some months ago, the […]

Aviation authority issues warning about Flying Witches … for real, not as a joke.