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Parents of boy barred for wearing isiphandla demand apology

Isaac Mahlangu Senior reporter

The family of a nine-year-old boy barred from a Christian school for wearing isiphandla (a traditional bracelet made of animal skin) is demanding that the school send their son for counselling and also develop plans to reintegrate him.

In a letter of demand by the family's lawyers, which Sowetan has seen, the parents are also demanding that disciplinary action be taken against those who barred their child from the school...

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