Braids must be 10mm thick - Pretoria Girls School

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The entrance to Pretoria High School for Girls. (Lerato Sejake, News24)
The entrance to Pretoria High School for Girls. (Lerato Sejake, News24)

Johannesburg - Pretoria High School for Girls’ pupils can wear braids, cornrows or dreadlocks, but only if they are a maximum of 10mm in diameter.

This is according to its 36-page Code of Conduct, available on its website.

The school is facing the wrath of black pupils after it apparently told them to straighten their hair, some of the girls had claimed.  

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