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#LifeEsidimeni death toll now at 141

JOHANNESBURG, October, 13 – The number of mental patients who have died after they were relocated from Life Esidimeni Healthcare to 27 NGO’s has risen to 141, Gauteng Department of Health boss Ernest Kenoshi said on Friday. Kenoshi told the arbitration hearing the 23 patients died between February and September. ”Subsequent to February after Health Ombudsman [Malegapuru […]

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Kenya police use teargas to disperse opposition protesters in three cities

NAIROBI, October 13 – Kenyan police used teargas on Friday to disperse protesters in the country’s three main cities, Reuters witnesses said, as a standoff between the government and opposition leaders over a planned repeat presidential election continued. On Thursday, the government banned demonstrations in the central business districts of the capital Nairobi, the coastal […]