South Africa News

KZN MEC condemns senseless killing of matric pupil

KwaZulu-Natal Education MEC Kwazi Mshengu has condemned the senseless killing of a 2021 grade 12 pupil in Pietermaritzburg.

It’s believed the 20-year-old was at a petrol station with his classmates and community members waiting to purchase a newspaper in the early hours of Friday morning to check his results when the shooting happened.

What was supposed to be the happiest day of any pupil’s life quickly turned sour for one Pietermaritzburg family.

It is alleged that five random men approached the unsuspecting pupil from Mehlokazulu High School in Pietermaritzburg demanding his cell phone and attacked him when he refused, killing him instantly.

Mshengu said: “The MEC calls upon the law enforcement agencies in South Africa to deal with this matter speedily and apprehend the murderers.”

Mshengu said the KZN Education Department has sent its condolences to the family.


In other news – Mastermind (Ntokozo Dlamini) from Uzalo joins DiepCity

Actor Ntokozo Dlamini has found a new home. Known for his role as Mastermind on Uzalo, he has joined popular telenovela DiepCity.

Ntokozo Dlamini

He has already started filming for his role as Bafana, whom he said would bring in a lot of drama. “Bafana comes back to Diepsloot after years of living in the fancy suburbs of Fourways with his father, who is a renowned businessman. Learn More

Back to top button