Initiation schools set to resume in December

Initiation schools are set to resume in December after being suspended due to COVID-19. AFP/Alexander Joe

JOHANNESBURG - Initiation schools will resume in December.

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

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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 protocols.