Continued 'culture of silence' at Parktown Boys' High concerns education department

2020-01-24 21:00

The Gauteng Education Department says it has concerns about a continued "culture of silence" at Parktown Boys' High School, even though it had abolished and changed the school's code of conduct.

Enoch 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 Enoch Mpianzi died, was not approved by the district and head offices.

 WATCH | Panyaza Lesufi releases report into Enoch Mpianzi's death at school camp

Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi is releasing the education department's report into the death of 13-year-old Enoch Mpianzi, who drowned at a Parktown Boys' High School Grade 8 orientation camp.

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KZN teacher shot in abdomen while trying to save colleagues from armed robbery

2020-01-23 15:39

Although his bravery nearly killed him, a KwaZulu-Natal teacher has escaped with his life while trying to save his colleagues during an armed robbery at the school.

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.

Two pupils crushed to death after truck reverses into primary school wall

2020-01-22 15:12

Two pupils are killed after a truck delivering food to Lekgolo Primary School crashes into a wall, which then collapses on the two children, the Limpopo Education Department confirms.

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.

Mcebo Dlamini: Does government have a plan to address unemployment?

2020-01-21 15:00

Unemployment is not a new problem in South Africa and the continuation of this problem raises suspicion around whether the government has a plan to deal with this problem which has been becoming worse year after year, writes Mcebo Dlamini.

'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”.

Enoch Mpianzi's family mulls suing Gauteng govt and Parktown Boys' High

2020-01-20 18:02

Enoch Mpianzi's family is threatening to sue both Parktown Boys' High School and the Gauteng Department of Education.


WATCH | The public deserves the truth - Bikers Against Bullies SA rallies behind Enoch Mpianzi's family

2020-01-24 20:24

Bikers Against Bullies South Africa has handed over a memorandum of demands to Parktown Boys' High School principal Malcolm Williams, calling for him to resign after the death of Grade 8 pupil Enoch Mpianzi.

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 Enoch 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 Enoch Mpianzi, who drowned at a Parktown Boys' High School Grade 8 orientation camp.

Gunmen posing as parents shoot teacher at Durban school

2020-01-23 08:22

The suspects suddenly opened fire, shot at, and injured an educator who was immediately taken to hospital for medical attention.

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.

I told them he was struggling in the river - fellow pupil recalls Enoch 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 Enoch Mpianzi struggling in the water and that he had gone missing, but was ignored.

There is a tombstone in my classroom! KwaZulu-Natal pupils to be relocated due to land dispute

2020-01-22 10:46

Pupils at Mthwane High School in Umzimkhulu, in the south of KwaZulu-Natal, are to be relocated to a temporary facility after a tombstone was erected inside a classroom.

'They are lying': Education department slams reports that 300 schools dropped maths

2020-01-21 13:09

The Department of Basic Education has denied reports that more than 300 schools have 'dropped' mathematics as a subject.

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.

Parktown Boys camp tragedy: Enoch Mpianzi was so excited about school trip, he couldn't sleep

2020-01-19 07:16

Enoch Mpianzi was so excited about attending Parktown Boys' High School and its Grade 8 orientation camp that he couldn't sleep the night before.

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