The family of Lufuno Mavhunga struggle to come to terms with the teen's death after brutal bullying incident

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Lufuno is described as a loving, respectful peace-maker. Her family believe the shame of the video going viral caused the 15-year-old to die by   suicide. (PHOTO: SUPPLIED)
Lufuno is described as a loving, respectful peace-maker. Her family believe the shame of the video going viral caused the 15-year-old to die by suicide. (PHOTO: SUPPLIED)

Mbilwi Secondary School was known for making headlines around South Africa because of how often it achieved a 100% matric pass rate. 

That’s why Joseph Mavhunga wanted his clever lastborn child to attend the school in Sibasa, Limpopo – so she could secure a bright future for herself.  But the school has been making headlines for all the wrong reasons in recent weeks after 15-year-old Lufuno Mavhunga died by suicide. 

There’s no bright future ahead for the Limpopo teenager, who’s believed to have taken her life after being bullied by a fellow learner. Lufuno’s family are battling to deal with the feelings of grief and utter devastation. 

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