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For the second time this week, a South African court has postponed the alleged abuse trial of Virginia "Tiny" Mokgobo, the former dormitory matron at Oprah Winfrey's Leadership Academy for Girls who has been slapped with a slew of assault and abuse charges stemming from her time at the school.

The case had been scheduled to kick off today, but the 27-year-old will now not go to trial until July 29, with the proceedings penciled to run through Aug. 1.

The trial hit its first snag on Monday, when Mokgobo's attorney requested a weeklong reprieve to give him more time to consult with his client. According to her lawyer, discrepancies over payment of her legal bills prevented them from adequately discussing the case.

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