Enock Mpianzi was fifth child to die at Nyati school camps since 1999 - report

2020-01-27 09:09

Enock Mpianzi, the 13-year-old Parktown Boys' High School Grade 8 pupil who drowned at the Nyati Bush and River Break lodge during an orientation camp, was the fifth child to die at the notorious lodge since 1999.

Enock Mpianzi death: Gauteng education dept head office will have to approve any water-related school trips

2020-01-24 17:07

All Gauteng public school trips, where activities are water related, will now be approved by the education department's head office and not by the district or schools themselves.

Rams Mabote | Parktown Boys' High tragedy: silence, lies and toxic masculinity

2020-01-24 12:47

A boy disappears (and later dies) and all the men in charge of the boys agree on a brotherhood of silence and a conspiracy of lies – if not by commission, certainly by omission, writes Rams Mabote.

OPINION: Parktown Boys' High drowning a wake-up call for school governing bodies

2020-01-24 11:42

School governing bodies also have to accept that risks do materialise and that it is vital they have policies and procedures in place to ensure the school's response is effective on all fronts. A concern in the current case is the lack of comment from the governing body, writes Parmi Natesan and Muhammad Seedat.

Enock Mpianzi death: Teachers were allegedly playing games while boys were struggling in river - report

2020-01-23 16:02

While Parktown Boys' High School pupils taking part in a Grade 8 orientation camp were struggling in the Crocodile River during a water activity, teachers who had accompanied them were playing games, according to reports.

Mpianzi probe: 'We are giving input with honesty and courage' - Parktown Boys' High as Lesufi threatens legal action

2020-01-22 18:22

Parktown Boys' High School says it has noted that Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi would be laying charges against it in the next 48 hours.

I told them he was struggling in the river - fellow pupil recalls Enock Mpianzi's last moments

2020-01-22 14:53

A Grade 8 pupil at Parktown Boys' High School allegedly repeatedly warned camp facilitators that he had last seen Enock Mpianzi struggling in the water and that he had gone missing, but was ignored.

Nyati lodge did not deny access to Mpianzi family and SAHRC - lawyer

2020-01-22 12:02

Nyati Bush and Riverbreak Lodge did not refuse and deny the South African Human Rights Commission and Enock Mpianzi's family access to the its property, its lawyers have said.

Parktown Boys' High drowning: Call to suspend headmaster over Enoch Mpianzi's death

2020-01-21 17:52

Women and Men Against Child Abuse calls for the suspension of Parktown Boys' High School's headmaster pending an inquest into Enoch Mpianzi's death.

'Enoch's life worth less than the price of a life jacket', says protester outside Parktown Boys' High

2020-01-21 11:52

Holding a sign reading "a black child's life is worth less than the price of a life jacket”, Natalie Ridgard says Parktown Boys' School pupil Enoch Mpianzi’s death was “grossly negligent”.


Private law firm to lead probe to unearth the truth of Enoch Mpianzi's drowning

2020-01-24 22:05

The Gauteng Department of Education has appointed an independent law firm to investigate Enoch Mpianzi's death, due to inconsistencies in "alleged facts" surrounding the turn of events at the camp.

Enock Mpianzi tragedy: Parktown Boys' High Grade 8 camp was unauthorised

2020-01-24 15:54

A preliminary report by the Gauteng Education Department finds that the Grade 8 orientation camp of Parktown Boys' High in North West where Enock Mpianzi died, was not approved by the district and head offices.

AS IT HAPPENED | Headmaster of Parktown Boys' High School suspended - Panyaza Lesufi

2020-01-24 11:46

Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi is expected to release the report into the death of 13-year-old Enoch Mpianzi, who drowned at a Parktown Boys' High School Grade 8 orientation camp last week.

10 questions that need answers as Lesufi releases report into Enock Mpianzi's death

2020-01-24 05:23

All eyes will be on the Gauteng education department when it releases its report into the death of 13-year-old Enock Mpianzi, who drowned at a Parktown Boys' High School Grade 8 orientation camp.

My son can't shower because water traumatises him - mum of boy who last saw Enock Mpianzi

2020-01-23 06:03

One of the last pupils to see Enock Mpianzi struggling in a river, is now traumatised by the sound of water and has not showered since his friend's drowning a week ago.

WATCH | 'Heads will roll' - EFF offers free legal assistance to Enoch Mpianzi's family

2020-01-22 16:58

The EFF has offered the services of three high-profile lawyers to the family of 13-year-old Enoch Mpianzi as they seek answers on the death of their son.

No roll call was done at Parktown Boys' High before leaving for camp - Nyati lodge

2020-01-22 12:45

No roll call was done by Parktown Boys' High School before Grade 8 pupils departed for their orientation camp last week and that caused confusion when some learners were unaccounted for, Nyati Bush and Riverbreak lodge has said in a statement.

'Nyati lodge is hiding something' - Enoch Mpianzi's father who was forced to climb over locked gate

2020-01-21 19:48

The family of 13-year-old Enoch Mpianzi believes the owners of Nyati Bush and River Break lodge in North West are hiding the details surrounding his death.

SAHRC officials and Enoch Mpianzi's family find gates of lodge locked ahead of planned inspection

2020-01-21 14:03

SA Human Rights Commission officials have encountered a locked gate at Nyati Bush and Riverbreak Lodge near Brits in the North West, where they were meant to conduct an inspection of the scene where 13-year-old Enoch Mpianzi died.

Deaths of Mpianzi and Seboko: Motshekga calls for end to speculation as she pledges to probe drownings

2020-01-20 20:25

Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga says she will investigate the circumstances surrounding the deaths of pupils Enoch Mpianzi, 13, and Keamohetswe Seboko, 13.

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