Preparing for ritual circumcision costs

2013-09-30 08:00

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Nguni people, AmaXhosa in particular, have a custom of circumcision. This is a rite of passage from boyhood to manhood. It is a stage where a boy attains majority.

A boy is prohibited from getting married in Nguni customary law. He has no right to own land to set up his home and he does not have access to arable land. publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

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