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Professor David Luka Mosoma, chairperson of the CRL Rights Commission at the CRL Rights Commission offices in Braamfontein, Johannesburg. Photo: Rosetta Msimango
Professor David Luka Mosoma, chairperson of the CRL Rights Commission at the CRL Rights Commission offices in Braamfontein, Johannesburg. Photo: Rosetta Msimango

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The commercialisation of initiation schools by individuals who are merely out to fill their own pockets at the expense of the lives of young boys is the reason South Africans have experienced the ongoing issue of mushrooming illegal initiation schools.

Chairperson of the Cultural, Religious and Linguistic Communities (CRL) Professor David Mosoma shared with City Press ahead of the Eastern Cape’s summer initiation season, adding that "challenges currently associated with initiation schools were modern ones because initiation schools in the past were not characterised by so many of the things happening now."

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