365 Life Esidimeni claimants still not paid, verification process under way

2019-02-26 19:01

At least 365 victims of the Life Esidimeni tragedy have still not been compensated in line with Justice Dikgang Moseneke's arbitration ruling.

WATCH: Jacob Zuma is a 'bumbling fool' - former deputy chief justice Dikgang Moseneke

2018-11-30 11:13

Former deputy chief justice Dikgang Moseneke held no punches during his valedictory remarks as outgoing chancellor of Wits University.

Ramaphosa to meet high level Lesotho mediation team

2018-07-20 06:17

President Cyril Ramaphosa, in his capacity as the Southern African Development Community facilitator to Lesotho, is expected to meet with a high level mediation team at his official home in Pretoria.

Makhura vows Life Esidimeni families will get compensation before deadline

2018-06-11 19:51

Families of those who died in the Life Esidimeni tragedy will receive their settlements before the deadline, promises Gauteng Premier David Makhura.

The reasons for the Life Esidimeni tragedy hidden in Moseneke's report

2018-03-23 13:57

Were Mahlangu, Manamela and Selebano embarrassed to admit to the real reasons for the Life Esidimeni tragedy because it would make South Africans wary of radical economic transformation, asks Mpumelelo Mkhabela.

Moseneke gives government 3 months to pay more than R1m each to Life Esidimeni families

2018-03-19 16:07

Former Deputy Chief Justice Dikgang Moseneke has given the South African government three months to compensate the families of those who died in the Life Esidimeni tragedy.

Life Esidimeni victims must not qualify for Constitutional damages - State

2018-02-09 16:47

The State's argument that relatives of deceased Life Esidimeni patients should not be allowed to qualify for Constitutional damages is "incredible", says former deputy chief justice Dikgang Moseneke.

'Why I fraudulently issued NGO licences' - official speaks at Life Esidimeni hearing

2018-01-18 20:52

A deputy director of mental health, overseeing non-governmental organisations in Gauteng, has opened up about why she fraudulently issued licences for NGOs.

'We did things terribly wrong' - suspended head of Gauteng health

2017-12-06 22:08

Suspended head of the Gauteng health department, Barney Selebano, has conceded that that his department did not follow advice, when he testified at the Life Esidimeni arbitration.

#LifeEsidimeni: Manamela has failed to take responsibility – Moseneke

2017-11-24 21:13

Suspended Gauteng director of mental health Makgabo Manamela has failed to take responsibility for the deaths of more than 140 mentally ill patients, former deputy chief justice Dikgang Moseneke has said.


Life Esidimeni: Gauteng govt, eligible families reach payment agreement

2018-12-21 19:34

More than 300 family members affected by the Life Esidimeni tragedy will finally receive payment from the Gauteng provincial government after reaching an agreement.

Lesotho opposition parties 'pull out of SADC recommended reform process' – report

2018-09-26 20:27

Lesotho’s opposition parties have reportedly pulled out from the Southern African Development Community recommended reform process, demanding that the government sets aside the suspension of the country's chief justice.

We have no reason to doubt Gauteng government - Section 27 on Life Esidimeni payments

2018-06-13 20:05

Section 27 says not every claimant of the Life Esidimeni arbitration has received their money, but it has no reason to doubt that the Gauteng department has made payments.

Moseneke donates his Life Esidimeni arbitrators fees to UWC's law faculty

2018-04-30 21:50

Former deputy chief justice Dikgang Moseneke has donated the fees he received for chairing the Life Esidimeni arbitration hearings to well performing law students at the University of the Western Cape.

Life Esidimeni compensation too late for one mother

2018-03-19 20:50

For recently deceased Allina Mngomezulu, whose daughter Thembisile Nkosi, 18, died at an unlicensed NGO, the announcement of compensation for families who were affected by the Life Esidimeni tragedy is too late.

WATCH: Life Esidimeni hearings - Moseneke determines compensation

Retired Deputy Chief Justice Dikgang Moseneke is announcing the decision on how much the families and victims of the Life Esidimeni tragedy should be compensated, based on findings of the inquiry into the ill treatment and deaths of vulnerable patients. Watch.

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Life Esidimeni: Senior health official breaks down during testimony

2018-01-19 17:57

A senior health official has asked the family members of Life Esidimeni members for forgiveness and broke down as she testified at arbitration hearings in Johannesburg.

Moseneke encourages suspended health head to be honest

2017-12-07 17:38

Contradictions in the testimony of suspended head of Gauteng health Barney Selebano have been exposed at the Life Esidimeni arbitration hearing.

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.

'We didn't plan for anyone to lose their lives', says Manamela

2017-11-20 20:17

Former health MEC Qedani Mahlangu was informed her department wasn't ready to transfer Life Esidimeni, testified suspended Gauteng Director of Mental Health Makgabo Manamela.

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