Alarm over high rate of initiation deaths in Eastern Cape

05 July 2016 - 15:04 By Lulamile Feni

The initiation death toll in the Eastern Cape this season had increased to 14 by Monday. Political heavyweights and law enforcement top brass are flying in to the OR Tambo district‚ which has the most deaths‚ to address what has been described as a dark cloud hovering over the province.Deputy Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) Obed Bapela‚ Cogta MEC Fikile Xasa and Eastern Cape House of Traditional Leaders chairman Chief Ngangomhlaba Matanzima were to visit initi...

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