It is difficult for South Africans to accept the death of a sixteen-year-old girl from the Eastern Cape, who took her own life after being bullied by other students at her school. During her time in grade 10 at Bhisho High School, Lathitha Nako, then sixteen years old, harbored aspirations of becoming a doctor one day.
Nako took her own life after being bullied by her classmates because she had a spiritual gift. I want to be done. I feel so empty. I want to die and be free. Her last words were, "I want to die and rest in peace so I can be free."
A 13-year-old girl Anothando Willie left her community and school shell shocked after she took her own life prior to being called a witch. Anothando’s family believe she had an ancestral calling, but some of her peers were unable to accept this. The suicide comes only months after Lathitha Nako, a Bhisho High School pupil in Grade 10, killed herself after being bullied for similar reasons.
"I feel like a failure, and I am, as the teacher stated. I should drop out of school. Imagine being humiliated in such a way! All I want to do is die so that I may be rid of all these aches." These were Lathitha Nako's final words to one of her classmates after she was accused of witchcraft at school last week.
"As the teacher indicated, I feel like a failure. I think I should drop out of school. Imagine being humiliated in this manner! All I want to do is die so that I may be free of these pains." Lathitha Nako's farewell comments to a classmate after being accused of witchcraft at school last week.
Source: Team News24 on Twitter: "EC education department will investigate after Bhisho High School pupil Lathitha Nako ended her life after she was allegedly bullied by a teacher and peers for having a spiritual gift. She was reportedly called a witch. (@MaliDayimani) https://t.co/OInuJJ349G" / Twitter
The grandmother of Lathitha Nako, a Bhisho High School student with a spiritual calling who reportedly committed suicide after being labeled a witch by a teacher and three students, claimed she would never recover from the loss of her granddaughter. The instructor who has been accused of bullying is said to be a born-again Christian who is opposed to conventional faiths.
Lathitha Nako, a grade 10 student at Bhisho High School, died Wednesday from pesticide poisoning. This week's suicide of a 16-year-old Eastern Cape student has brought bullying back into the forefront. Lathitha Nako, a grade 10 student at Bhisho High School, died Wednesday from pesticide poisoning.
Date : 21 November 2021 The country has been left in pain after the bullying incident that happened in Eastern Cape. The country has again lost another young soul after she committed suicide as she was being bullied at school. It looks like the country still need to do more on teaching people about avoiding to Bully others more especially in schools.
Photo:Facebook The suicide of a 16-year-old Eastern Cape student this week has brought bullying back into the spotlight. Lathitha Nako, a grade 10 student at Bhisho High School, died in hospital on Wednesday after swallowing a pesticide. Her heartbroken family is demanding that bullying in schools be addressed in order to avoid future tragedies.
https://twitter.com/PelozaTyali/status/1462180553197826048?s=19 South Africans are in mourning over the loss of a sixteen-year-old girl from the Eastern Cape who committed suicide after being bullied by her classmates. Lathitha Nako, 16, was a grade 10 student at Bhisho High School who dreamed of becoming a specialist one day.
Emotions continues to run at the Bhisho High School where a 16-year old Eastern cape pupil took her life last week, allegedly after bullied. grade 10 pupil Lathitha Nako, swallowed pesticide and died in hospital on Wednesday. The circumstances around her death have also sparked a fierce debate and support for her on social media.
Bullying is often overlooked and it is causing many victims to feel suppressed, they give into their emotions. When they try to confide, they are often judged and not taken serious. “I want to be done; I feel so empty, I want to die and rest in peace so that I can be free.” These were the sobering words of 16-year-old Lathitha Nako who took her own life.
https://twitter.com/PelozaTyali/status/1462180553197826048?s=19 The country is still reeling from the death of a sixteen-year-old girl from the Eastern Cape. Lathitha Nako attended Bhisho High School in the Eastern Cape and was in grade 10. She fantasized of becoming a doctor on one of the good days.