Three bodies erroneously released from Gauteng state mortuaries

Gauteng Department of Health

Three bodies erroneously released from Gauteng state mortuaries Gauteng state mortuaries released three bodies erroneously in 2013 and 2014. This information is revealed by Gauteng Health MEC Qedani Mahlangu in a written reply to my questions in the Gauteng Legislature. Gauteng Legislature The three cases were as follows: • Springs…

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Joburg Hospital psych ward must be investigated

Charlotte Maxeke Hospital Pysche Ward

Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Hospital The Gauteng Health Department needs to respond to allegations of neglect at the Psychiatric ward of the Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Hospital. According to a YouTube video posted anonymously on Twitter by @AzizAnon58687, a “disgruntled family member” is disgusted with the way the hospital handles mentally ill…

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Midvaal: A Model of Good Governance

Midvaal Local Municipality

Midvaal Local Municipality In the Auditor-General’s most recent (2013/14) local government audit the Midvaal local municipality received a clean audit. While not the only municipality in Gauteng to have done so, the clean audit report follows on the back of a remarkable year – where international delegations came to Midvaal…

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West Rand Metro: Debt Burden will Strangle Service Delivery


Proposed West Rand Metropolitan Municipality The proposed West Rand Metropolitan municipality will be saddled with a combined debt of over R1,5 billion – which will severely compromise quality service delivery. According to the latest Government Gazette on Gauteng’s municipal statements, West Rand municipalities carry a massive debt burden outstanding more…

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