Gauteng Health MEC shares blame for baby deaths

by Jack Bloom MPL – DA Gauteng Shadow Health MEC The damning statements by the SA Human Rights Commission following their visit yesterday to investigate baby deaths at the Thelle Mogoerane Hospital highlight a dire situation that Gauteng Health MEC Gwen Ramokgopa ignored because of her friendship with the hospital…

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DA lays charges for Bank of Lisbon fire

by Jack Bloom MPL – DA Gauteng Shadow Health MEC The Democratic Alliance has today laid criminal charges against three Gauteng MECs and the heads of four provincial government departments for their neglectful actions that led to the deaths of three firefighters and injuries suffered by others in the fire…

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Staff protests about Bank of Lisbon building ignored

by Jack Bloom MPL – DA Gauteng Shadow Health MEC Evidence is building up that the Gauteng Provincial Government willfully ignored multiple warnings and protests that the Bank of Lisbon building was unsafe. This includes a major demonstration by Gauteng Health Department staff outside the building in November 2015. I…

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