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Initiation schools set to resume in December

men at initiation ceremony

Initiation schools will resume in December.

The Congress of Traditional Leaders of South Africa has given go-ahead.

The schools were barred from operating due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The traditional practice is usually held in winter and summer.

Contralesa in Gauteng says all schools should follow COVID-19 safety and health protocol and all young male initiates must consult their local healthcare centre beforehand.

All initiates should involve their elders before undergoing the cultural practice of initiation.

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Source – eNCA