Journalist Zoe Alsop, writing for Womensenews, tracks down Mama Jane Njengu, the supposed "witch" Muthee boasts of having run out of town, and finds some interesting discrepancies. It seems Muthee's account is disputed by his victim...Oops.
Muthee claimed that police rescued Mama Jane from a lynch mob at the time,
and then whisked her away for good after gunning down a pet python they mistook
for a demon.
But some residents of Kiambu were somewhat skeptical of Muthee's
Not least among them is the herbalist Jane W. Njenga, a pastor with
the African Mission of Holy Ghost Church, who is best known as Mama Jane.
She says she didn't own a pet python and she's never left her compound, located
about a half-mile from Muthee's immense new church...Robust and topping six feet
in the trademark shiny white robes of her church, Njenga is undeniably still in
Bishop Thomas Muthee staked his early reputation in the town of Kiambu on boasts that he banished a witch named Mama Jane, whom he blamed for crime, traffic accidents and public drunkenness in town. Once she fled, Muthee claimed, her spell was broken and peace returned.
In fact, Mama Jane never left. She is a pastor just down the road from Muthee's Word of Faith Church.
‘Muthee was saying that this was a place of witch doctors - where do you see the witch?’ said Mama Jane, whose real name is Jane Njenga.
Muthee's claims tap into a powerful belief system across Africa. Evangelical Christian churches have become incredibly popular - there are 500 churches in Kiambu alone - but some religious leaders still exploit their followers' traditional belief in witchcraft and sorcery.
Wagner, a Col. Sanders looking fuck-wad from a bucket of KFC, a couple of months ago prophesized a glorious future for one evangelical leader, the only problem, he withdrew from public ministry following an affair.