This brings the number of the missing patients to 16.
Some of the Life Esidimeni families were at the memorial service and accepted Maimane’s apology.
The controversial campaign event ahead of the 2019 Elections claimed that the ANC were directly responsible for scores of deaths.
Payback’s a bitch
Controversial politician Brian Hlongwa has decided to jump, rather than be pushed, from his role as the ANC’s chief whip in Gauteng.
With an estimated R20 million in the bank, it’s being suggested she should compensate the victims’ families from her own pocket.
The former Health MEC at fault for Life Esidimeni is sticking around.
The Gauteng government was ordered to pay up. Big time.
The Gauteng Health Department has revealed that it has spent over R100m on just one law firm. As it stands, the department is already critically cash-strapped.
The DA is attempting to ring the alarm bells regarding another potential mental health NGO crisis in Gauteng. Once again, licensing is involved.
Gauteng Premier David Makhura has come heavily under fire from the Democratic Alliance. The party wants him held responsible for the Life Esidimeni deaths.
Government ordered to pay for trauma endured by the families.
While the Life Esidimeni arbitration has recently concluded and waits for a decision from Justice Moseneke, a new revelation in the saga is now refuelling public outcry.
Ndileka Mandela has gone on record saying that the current trajectory of the ANC has made her lose faith in the ruling party.
The DA’s Gauteng spokesperson for health claims that a policewoman and an ANC councillor benefitted from an unlicensed NGO involved in at least one of the 94 Esidimeni deaths.
Former Gauteng health MEC Qedani Mahlangu resigned just before the release of a damning report showing the deaths of 94 mentally ill patients under her watch, and the families of the deceased are having none of it.