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Water activities at schools will need approval: Lesufi

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JOHANNESBURG - Schools planning any water-related activities in Gauteng - will now have to get approval from the provincial education department following the death of Parktown Boys' High pupil Enoch Mpianzi last week.

Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi said a body will assist in drawing up requirements for such gatherings.

Lesufi is planning a feedback meeting with parents and staff of Parktown Boys' High on Saturday.

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He said, "immediately after this incident we made an analysis, to say where do we have the majority of the problems: the majority of our problems are water-related."

a man wearing a suit and tie © GCIS The department said they issued a province-wide communique to schools stating water-related activities must be approved from head office. 

Lesufi also said the department is looking to review camps offering services to schools.

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