Man-eating snakes or shape-changing men, you decide

I remember it like it was yesterday.  The town of Buea, headquarters of Cameroon’s Southwest region, was abuzz with excited horror.  Tongues were wagging non-stop, stories passing from ear to ear in rapid pidgin. In one of the high-class hotels in the town’s university quarter, a man – thought to be a senior government official – had turned into a python and swallowed a young, female university student. Continue reading