Life Esidimeni: SIU Special Tribunal gunning for R5.5m from 13 NGOs

2019-11-13 13:32

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.

Life Esidimeni: We are sick of an irresponsible government, says TAC

2018-01-22 19:59

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.

Life Esidimeni patients loaded like goats into a truck - family

2017-10-19 18:40

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.

Life Esidimeni Committee to brief media on relocated mental health patients

2017-06-06 05:25

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.

Life Esidimeni tragedy a political football for the EFF, says ANC

2017-02-28 07:11

The tragic deaths of at least 100 mentally ill patients should not be used as a political football, says the ANC in Gauteng.

Newsmaker: From hero to zero

2017-02-05 00:00

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.


Life Esidimeni: SIU wins civil case against 2 Gauteng health service providers

2019-08-16 18:02

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 reserved in suspended health head's challenge of Life Esidimeni hearing subpoena

2017-11-29 17:32

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.

Life Esidimeni families concerned about progress on ombudsman’s recommendations

2017-06-06 22:16

Representatives of families affected by the Life Esidimeni scandal described their concerns with the implementation of health ombudsman's recommendations.

Another Life Esidemini death confirmed

2017-03-13 14:03

The Gauteng Department of Health has confirmed that another Life Esidimeni patient has died.

Life Esidimeni deaths now above 100, will rise - health ombud

2017-02-15 10:48

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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