There are hundreds if not thousands of public servants who are facing disciplinary action - they did not benefit directly, writes Melanie Verwoerd.
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The Special Investigating Unit's Special Tribunal has issued summonses to 13 non-profit organisations implicated in unjustified enrichment emanating from the Life Esidemeni scandal.
The anticipated arrival of former health MEC Qedani Mahlangu to the Life Esidimeni arbitration hearings has brought out a sea of protesters who say they are tired of deaths at the hands of an uncaring government.
The families of two Life Esidimeni patients testified about their painful experience finding out about the death of their loved ones after they were moved without the family being notified.
The Life Esidimeni Family Committee is set to brief the media on the mental health care patients who have been relocated following the deaths of a number of patients.
The tragic deaths of at least 100 mentally ill patients should not be used as a political football, says the ANC in Gauteng.
When Qedani Mahlangu arrived in Gauteng from Parliament to assume the role of MEC for local government in 2004, excited politicians in the province alerted political reporters to the “young lion” who they said would inject life into the administration.
The Special Investigating Unit will recover more than R600 000 from two Gauteng health department service providers after a successful probe into the Life Esidimeni tragedy.
Judgment has been reserved in the application by suspended Gauteng health department head Tiego Ephraim Selebano challenging a subpoena requesting him to appear before the Life Esidimeni hearing.
Representatives of families affected by the Life Esidimeni scandal described their concerns with the implementation of health ombudsman's recommendations.
The Gauteng Department of Health has confirmed that another Life Esidimeni patient has died.
Health ombudsman Professor Malegapuru Makgoba says the death toll of mentally ill patients who were transferred from Life Esidimeni to 27 NGOs will continue to rise, and is now above 100.
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