Third initiate dies in Eastern Cape despite safety campaign
The death was reported in Alfred Nzo District, Matatiele, on Thursday.
CAPE TOWN - A third initiate has died since the launch of a safety campaign in the Eastern Cape last week.
The death was reported in Alfred Nzo District Municipality, Matatiele, on Thursday.
Two initiates died in the Kentani area a few days earlier.
The Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Department's Mamkeli Ngam said: “We can confirm that one initiate has died in the Alfred Nzo municipality yesterday. The initiate complained of diarrhoea and also he was vomiting.”