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DA gets oversight committee to probe Makhura’s role in 94 mental patient deaths

JOHANNESBURG, February 5 (ANA) – A Democratic Alliance proposal has been accepted by the Gauteng legislature’s oversight committee on the premier’s office and legislature (Ocpol) to probe the role of premier David Makhura’s office in the deaths of 94 mental health patients after they were transferred to unlicensed NGOs, the party said on Sunday. “At […]

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Mkhwebane ‘disappointed at peddling of false information’ about Madonsela

PRETORIA  – Newly appointed Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane on Sunday denied harbouring “ill will” towards her predecessor Thuli Madonsela. Mkhwebane was “disappointed at the peddling of false information that is doing the rounds in the public domain” suggesting that the decision to withhold a portion of Madonsela’s gratuity pay-out was “informed by antagonism”, Mkhwebane’s spokesman […]