Body Bags Dumped In Yeoville

Body bags found in Yeoville

I sympathize with Yeoville residents who are horrified by bloody mortuary bags dumped in the veld near their homes. According to a report today in the Daily Sun newspaper, residents complain that private vans have been dumping these bags for months. The bags have names and addresses of people whose…

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800 Patients Wait For Orthopaedic Ops In Gauteng

Orthopaedic operations

Orthopaedic Operations 800 patients are currently on the waiting list for orthopaedic operations in Gauteng hospitals, and some of them will wait up to three years for hip replacement surgery. This was disclosed yesterday by Gauteng Health MEC Qedani Mahlangu in an oral reply to my questions in the Gauteng…

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Infrastructure MEC Must Take Swift Action Against Corrupt Officials

Expanded Public Works Program - EPWP

Expanded Public Works Program Accusations of nepotism and mismanagement continue to plague the Expanded Public Works Program (EPWP) with a number of participants claiming that the programme is being administered unfairly and that payments vary from month to month. Run by the Gauteng Department of Infrastructure Development, the EPWP is…

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R544 million Paid For Medical Negligence In Gauteng

Gauteng Department of Health MEC Qedani Mahlangu

Medical Negligence Claims The Gauteng Health Department has paid R544 million for medical negligence claims since January 2010. This astounding figure was revealed today by Gauteng Health MEC Qedani Mahlangu in reply to my questions in the Gauteng Legislature. She said that 168 cases had been lost in court and…

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