Top politicians now need to answer at Esidimeni hearings

The Esidimeni arbitration hearings have concluded this year with senior officials put under the spotlight and searing reactions from bereaved relatives. We now need to hear from the top politicians who are ultimately accountable for this tragedy in which 143 mental patients lost their lives. Former Health MEC Qedani Mahlangu…

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DA debates 2016/17 Annual Report for Office of the Premier

The following speeches were delivered in the Gauteng Provincial Legislature today by DA Gauteng Provincial Leader, John Moodey MPL, the DA Gauteng Shadow MEC For Health, Jack Bloom MPL and the DA Gauteng Spokesperson for Social Development, Justus De Goede MPL, during a debate on the 2016/17 Annual Report for…

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DA welcomes court decision on Esidimeni official

I welcome the court decision to dismiss with costs the application by suspended Gauteng Head of Department Dr Barney Selebano to avoid appearing before the Esidimeni arbitration hearings. He may well fear that by telling the truth he will incriminate himself but he needs to account for his actions before…

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