Makhanda school holds prayer after pupils ‘act hysterical’, classes resume

Chaos erupted at the school on Friday and Monday when pupils suddenly started behaving strangely appearing to be hysterical.

FILE: A final cleansing ceremony will be held on Friday. Picture: @ECDOEZA/Twitter

CAPE TOWN - The Eastern Cape Department of Education said classes had resumed at the Ntsika Senior Secondary School in Makhanda on Wednesday following a series of prayer and cleansing ceremonies.

Chaos erupted at the school on Friday and Monday when pupils suddenly started behaving strangely appearing to be hysterical.

The department's Malibongwe Mtima said: “We didn’t know what was the case, for us it looked like something that really needed prayer, because some were acting like they’ve got demons.”

A final cleansing ceremony will be held on Friday.

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