Life Esidimeni inquest 'will open a bigger can of worms', say victims' families

2019-09-19 17:36

Three years after the Life Esidimeni tragedy, the families of the victims will now have to wait even longer for any closure, following the NPA's decision to refer the docket for a formal inquest.

Makhura faces 2nd motion of no confidence over Life Esidimeni

2018-03-22 13:32

The DA has filed a notice of intent to bring a motion of no confidence against Gauteng Premier David Makhura and his entire cabinet over the Life Esidimeni tragedy.

Mahlangu’s testimony must be truthful: DA

2018-01-21 13:15

The Democratic Alliance (DA) on Sunday urged former Gauteng Health MEC Qedani Mahlangu to be contrite, truthful and take responsibility when she testifies at the Life Esidimeni arbitration hearings this week.

WATCH: Life Esidimeni arbitration hearing continues

Levy Mosenogi, the head of the project which saw 118 Life Esidimeni patients die apologised to the families after his testimony before the arbitration hearing on Wednesday. Watch as the proceedings continue on Thursday.

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Life Esidimeni: The greatest cause of human right violations since democracy

2017-10-09 16:53

The death of at least 118 psychiatric patients who died after being transferred from Life Esidimeni to 27 other NGOs has been described as one of "the greatest cause of human rights violation since the dawn of our democracy".

DA's Bloom using Life Esidimeni tragedy for political relevance - ANC Tshwane

2017-02-14 10:34

The ANC caucus in Tshwane says claims that one of its councillors has been implicated in the Life Esidimeni tragedy are an attempt by the DA's Jack Bloom to gain political points.


At least 5 Life Esidimeni missing patients traced, 16 still unaccounted for

2019-03-03 21:50

At least five Life Esidimeni patients have been located, while 16 others are still unaccounted for, Gauteng Health MEC Dr Gwen Ramokgopa has announced.

Motsoaledi's 'crocodile tears' are not going to mislead us over Esidimeni tragedy - Malema

EFF leader Julius Malema said former Gauteng Health MEC Qedani Mahlangu shouldn't be the only person to get the lion's share of the blame for the Life Esidimeni tragedy.

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WATCH: Life Esidimeni arbitration hearing, day 6

The number of patients who have died following the Gauteng health department’s decision to move mentally ill Life Esidimeni patients to a number of unlicensed NGOs, has risen to 141. Watch as day six of the hearing gets under way on Monday.

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Life Esidimeni project head apologises to families

2017-10-11 16:05

Levy Mosenogi, the head of the project which saw 118 Life Esidimeni patients die, has apologised to the families after his testimony before the arbitration hearing.

SIU authorised to investigate health department and 'Life Esidimeni' NGOs - Zuma

2017-07-04 17:22

President Jacob Zuma has signed a proclamation allowing the SIU to investigate allegations against Gauteng’s provincial department of health.

Politicians' egos caused Gauteng health tragedy

2017-02-06 08:39

The decision by the Gauteng Health Department to cut ties with Life Esidimeni came from an unfounded suspicion that the latter was making money from the public coffers, but not paying any kickbacks, writes Ralph Mathekga.

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