Murdered Soweto teen: Family seeks support after seeing her body

2020-04-06 19:56

The Gauteng Department of Education will provide counselling to the family of murdered Soweto teen Sphiwe Sibeko.

Enock Mpianzi death: Forensic report set for release despite family not giving the go-ahead

2020-03-03 18:50

The Gauteng education department will on Wednesday release the forensic report into the death of Parktown Boys' High School pupil Enock Mpianzi.

Gauteng learners rushed to clinic after eating 'expired sweets'

2020-02-22 20:25

At least 16 learners from Vusisizwe Primary School in Soweto were hospitalised after eating expired sweets.

Enock Mpianzi forensic report 'incomplete', needs family's input, say lawyers

2020-02-20 18:56

Speaking to News24, the family's legal representative, Ian Levitt, said the report was incomplete and had had no input from the 13-year-old's family.

Grade 12 pupils suspended after alleged sexual video goes viral

2020-02-13 16:37

Two Grade 12 learners from West Ridge High School in Roodepoort in western Johannesburg are suspended after a video of them allegedly engaging in sexual acts goes viral on social media.

Joburg pupil who fell from third floor of school building dies

2020-02-11 12:10

A pupil at Ferndale High School in Johannesburg has died after falling from the third floor of the school building.

'It looks like a hectic year ahead': Panyaza Lesufi answers 10 questions as schools mark a month since opening

2020-02-09 08:10

Just as 2019 was a difficult one for the Gauteng Department of Education, 2020 is proving to be just as hard.

'School bully' suspended after video of attack circulates on social media

2020-01-30 20:43

In the video, a young girl is seen pouring a thick white liquid over another girl’s head, and hitting her over the head with the empty carton before walking away.

Principal removed from post as probe continues into death of Grade 9 pupil Laticia Jansen

2020-01-28 21:01

The principal of the Graceland Education Centre, which murdered Grade 9 pupil Laticia Princes Jansen attended, has been moved to another post with immediate effect.

Media kicked out of meeting between Lesufi and Parktown Boys' High parents

2020-01-24 22:30

The media has been kicked out of a heated meeting between Parktown Boys' High parents and Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi.


Lockdown: Thieves vandalise 5 schools in the Vaal, steal equipment and groceries

2020-04-03 22:33

Criminals have taken advantage of the current lockdown, vandalising and stealing items at four primary schools and a secondary school in the Vaal.

Lesufi condemns murder of girl, 4, allegedly at the hands of her father

2020-02-25 22:22

Acting Gauteng Social Development MEC Panyaza Lesufi has condemned the murder of a four-year-old girl in Soweto, allegedly at the hands of her father.

PODCAST | THE STORY: More questions than answers after release of report into Enock Mpianzi’s death is delayed

2020-02-21 11:05

It's been a difficult start to the 2020 school calendar for Gauteng, with several pupils dying in various tragic accidents. We speak to News24 reporter Sesona Ngqakamba about 13-year-old Enock Mpianzi's drowning. Listen.

Enock Mpianzi drowning: Report highlights damning details, says Lesufi

2020-02-19 16:42

The much-anticipated forensic report on the drowning of Grade 8 Parktown Boys' High School pupil Enock Mpianzi has revealed "wrongdoing by those that have been given the mandate to take care of our children".

Lesufi seeks divine intervention after pupil falls to his death from school balcony

2020-02-11 19:27

Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi is seeking divine intervention following the death of an 11th pupil in the province since the start of the academic year.

Pupil dies after jumping from moving taxi during attack

2020-02-10 20:04

Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi announced the deaths of two pupils over the weekend, bringing the death toll to seven within a single week.

Four pupils dead, two raped in Gauteng in one week: Lead us in prayer, pleads Lesufi

2020-02-07 19:11

Four pupils have died in Gauteng this week, including a Grade 1 pupil from Hammanskraal who was killed when a goalpost collapsed on him on Wednesday.

'It has been a roller-coaster month for us' - Lesufi pays respects to Joburg teachers killed in car crash

2020-01-30 17:38

Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi says it has been a roller-coaster month for his department, as he paid respects to the families of teachers who died in a car accident.

Parktown Boys' High will not be shut down, Lesufi says at Enock Mpianzi memorial

2020-01-28 17:14

Parktown Boys' High School remains one of Gauteng's best schools and will not be shut down, Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi has said at the memorial service for Enock Mpianzi..

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.

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