Life Esidimeni

Esidimenis are going on all the time

Unless care of the intellectually disabled changes there will be a never-ending series of tragedies


#LifeEsidimeni: 'The media was out to tarnish the image of the department'

Nelisiwe Msomi

Makgabo Manamela is one of three officials implicated by the health ombud in the tragedy. Here’s a snapshot of her testimony during arbitration.


See a child as a citizen with rights

Nora Saneka

Corruption, poverty and the pursuit of profit are all detrimental to early childhood development


“My brother would still be around if Life Esidimeni didn’t close down”

Mihlali Ntsabo

If Life Esidimeni had not closed down, Itumeleng Mohube has said that he would not have lost his brother who was last seen somewhere in Pretoria.


#LifeEsidimeni: This official may have just thrown Mahlangu under the bus

Suspended head of Gauteng health Barney Selebano's court bid to avoid testifying at the ongoing arbitration could keep him off the stand for months.