/ 2 August 2021

Life Esidimeni inquest postponed until August 30

Life Esidimeni: Qedani Mahlangu Testifies In South African Tragedy Arbitration
Protests during the testimony of former Gauteng Health MEC Qedani Mahlangu at the Life Esidimeni arbitration hearings on January 22, 2018 in Johannesburg, South Africa. "I know that we may not bring them back but for what is worth I am really really sorry." Said Mahlangu who appeared before the Life Esidimeni arbitration hearings probing the deaths of at least 143 mentally ill patients. (Photo by Alet Pretorius/Gallo Images/Getty Images)
The lawyer for the bereaved families argued that Dr Makgabo Manamela’s requests for postponements have a negative impact on the families of the deceased who seek closure

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