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education blackboard thumb medium80 92The Star reports that a Grade 8 pupil has been charged with murder after allegedly stabbing to death a teacher he accused of failing him.  

The 15-year-old allegedly went to the teacher’s home in the early hours of Saturday and started breaking all the windows with stones.  When Kingston Vhiya, a teacher at Bosele Middle School in Manyeding Village near Kuruman, Northern Cape, went outside, the boy allegedly hit him with a stone on the chest before stabbing him to death.  Vhiya, from Masvingo in Zimbabwe, started teaching at the school last year.  Northern Cape police spokesperson Lieutenant-Colonel Dimakatso Mooi confirmed the incident, saying Vhiya had been stabbed with a sharp object.  She said the pupil was expected to appear in the Mothibistad magistrate’s court on Tuesday on a charge of murder.

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