Isiphandla pupil free to return to Christian school

Isaac Mahlangu Senior reporter

A nine-year-old pupil who was barred from a Christian school for wearing isiphandla (cultural bracelet made from animal skin) has emerged victorious.

Gauteng education spokesperson Steve Mabona said yesterday the director of independent schools in the department visited Christian Life Private School to conduct an investigation on the isiphandla exclusion matter. A decision was then taken that the child must be reinstated...

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