My Only Story | Episode 4: Problem under the water: predators, top schools and a culture of secrecy
While sifting through embattled water polo coach David Mackenzie's past, Joburg writer Deon Wiggett found more hidden skeletons and closely guarded evidence that pushed him to investigate the behaviours of teachers outside St Andrew's College in Makhanda.
13 Oct 2021
News · Documentary
It's been six weeks since the final episode of the News24/My Only Story live investigation aired, and the fallout at top schools continues. In this bonus episode, Johannesburg writer Deon Wiggett wades through the latest developments - stemming from the series.
Former pupils of under-fire school water polo coach David Mackenzie have come forward with allegations of inappropriate touching and intimidation. "If I knew what I knew now back then, then I definitely would have spoken to someone or spoken up about it because it was inappropriate and it was wrong,"…
A top South African water polo coach and mathematics teacher abruptly resigned from the prestigious St Andrew's College all-boys' school in the Eastern Cape after unlawfully sneaking a boy into his room one night. Despite disturbing evidence of inappropriate behaviour, the teacher moved to another boys' school in the same…