Premier Makhura, your time is up

by Jack Bloom MPL, DA Gauteng Shadow MEC for Health Madam Speaker, in his report on the Life Esidimeni arbitration process Justice Dikgang Moseneke said as follows: “This is a harrowing account of the death, torture and disappearance of utterly vulnerable mental health care users in the care of an admittedly…

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Premier Makhura: The mastermind of Esidimeni must go

John Moodey MPL, DA Gauteng Provincial Leader Madam Speaker, we are gathered in this House, not to pass judgement, but to conclude what should have been done some time ago. Following the most gruesome deaths of 144 mentally ill patients; some of the most vulnerable members of society, the Premier should…

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144 reasons why Makhura should go on the 15th of May

144 Esidimeni patients suffered cruel and unnatural deaths because no one in the Gauteng government was heeding the warnings that a tragedy of epic proportions was unfolding. The individual tasked with oversight in our province, Premier Makhura, refused to hear and refused to see, even when presented with overwhelming evidence…

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Another Taxify driver killed: Premier’s task team fails

by Fred Nel MPL – DA Gauteng Shadow MEC for Roads and Transport The fact that another Taxify driver was brutally killed this week is a clear indication that Premier David Makhura’s task team to probe the violence between metered taxi operators and e-hailing taxi operators has failed. Moipolai Sekati’s…

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