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Cup threatens ritual

2010-06-22 18:42

Polokwane - The number of boys attending traditional initiation schools in Limpopo is down nearly 75% because they are staying at home to watch the World Cup instead.

Circumcision schools have banned television sets saying they are a threat to traditional rituals, leading to the number of registered schools dropping to 62 compared to 232 last year, the Citizen newspaper reported on Tuesday.

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