The Department of Education in Mpumalanga has described the annual “pens down” ritual by school pupils as unruly and reckless.
As the 2022 National Senior Certificate (NSC) exams draw to an end, the department urged pupils to refrain from attending or hosting “pens down” parties so that the country does not experience another Enyobeni tavern tragedy.
On June 26, 21 youngsters from Scenery Park in East London lost their lives following a night of partying at the Enyobeni Tavern.
Coffins of the 21 young people who died after they suffocated at a tavern in Scenery Park. Picture: Henk Kruger/African News Agency (ANA)
A toxicology report that was released earlier indicated that the youth…
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