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The num­ber of learn­ers in Mala­mulele, Lim­popo, who were pre­vented from writ­ing their sup­ple­men­tary ma­tric ex­ams on 16 Fe­bru­ary due to on­go­ing protests in the area. Vi­o­lent protests h ave been on­go­ing s i n c e e a r l y Jan­uary as res­i­dents de­mand their own mu­nic­i­pal­ity. Five schools have been torched since the start of the year. Sim­i­lar protests took place in the area in the run-up to last year’s gen­eral elec­tions in May.

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