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WATCH: Pretoria girls bring school to standstill amid racism allegations

29 August, 12:05 PM

Pupils at Pretoria High School for Girls claim they have been subjected to racism and that their blackness has been discouraged.

Gauteng MEC Panyaza Lesufi will visit the school on Monday to investigate the racism allegations.

The girls say school rules forbid African hairstyles such as afros, bantu knots, dreadlocks and braids.

Some of the students staged a protest on Sunday, and security personnel threatened to arrest them. The protest continued on Monday. Watch.

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