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West Indies vs South Africa Review

There was much more rain than there was action in West Indies' fourth match of the Cricket World Cup.

It was abandoned by rain.


Pretoria Girls High students protest against apparent racist hair policy

A South African minister has thrown his support behind protesting female students, who accuse their high school of operating a racist hair policy.

Black pupils at the private Pretoria Girls High say they have often been told to straighten their hair.

"Schools should not be used as a platform to discourage students from embracing their African identity," Arts and Culture Minister Nathi Mthethwa tweeted in support.

The school has not yet commented.