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Gauteng Education Dept: Communities must be part of solutions in combatting gangsterism

The Gauteng Education Department says communities need to be part of the solution in combatting gangsterism.

This comes after a Grade 8 pupil from Oakdale Secondary School in Ennerdale was stabbed to death this week.

A fight allegedly broke out at the school south of Soweto.

A Grade 10 pupil, who was also stabbed, is fighting for his life in hospital.

The incident is reported to be influenced by gangsterism in the area.

The Education Department’s Psychosocial Support Unit will visit the school on Friday with Gauteng Education MEC Matome Chiloane.


In other news – AKA’s father opens up about his divorce from Lynn Forbes

The father of late popular Mzansi rapper AKA, Tony Forbes opened up about his divorce from the rapper’s mom Lynn Forbes, on an episode of Within The Hazel podcast on Monday 5 February. He admitted that he was not the best husband.

Tony Forbes and Lynn Forbes

Tony explained that Lynn used to boost his confidence and inspire him. “I was comfortable living in Greenside, it was a nice neighbourhood. Lynn was always someone that, I guess in a way inspired me and gave me confidence to do things. Read More