‘Did you really care about Esidimeni patients, Dr Manamela?’
Dr Makgabo Manamela was responsible for the care and protection of rights of psychiatric patients in Gauteng.
Esidimeni: Manamela grilled about forcing NGOs to take patients
Doctor Makagabo Manamela is one of the officials from the health department implicated in the disastrous marathon project in which 143 psychiatric patients died.
[WATCH LIVE] Manamela testifies at Esidimeni arbitration hearing
Dr Manamela is back on the stand after some drama around her testimony this week.
Moseneke: I can only make recommendations
The family members of the psychiatric patients who died and survived the Esidimeni tragedy have called for all the Gauteng Health Department officials involved in the disastrous project to be criminally charged.
Esidimeni hearing: Moseneke slams self-contradictory mortuary manager
Alfred Rasidzoge manages the mortuary at the Cullinan Care and Rehab Centre, where families say they had to fetch the bodies of their loved ones at advanced stages of decomposition.
Esidimeni hearing: ‘Health officials should be criminally charged’
Moelo Mofokeng has called for all the Gauteng Health Department officials involved in the disastrous project to be criminally charged.
Esidimeni: Woman tells of sister’s rape at NGO
Moelo Mofokeng’s sister Maggie is one of the psychiatric patients who survived the Esidimeni tragedy.
‘I felt helpless as I watched bus carrying Esidimeni patients drive away’
A man whose uncle survived the Esidimeni tragedy says his uncle lived at the Esidimeni facility in Benoni for 40 years before being moved to a home in Krugersdorp, where his health deteriorated.
Suspended warrant of arrest to be issued for Makgabo Manamela
Gauteng's suspended mental health director was due to continue testifying at the Life Esidimeni hearings but called in sick at the last minute.
Esidimeni tragedy: Moseneke shocked by reports of state of NGOs
Dr Makgabo Manamela is the former director of mental health in Gauteng and was one of the key players in the execution of the disastrous marathon project in which 143 mentally ill people died.
Life Esidimeni: Manamela admits SLAs not signed with NGOs
Makgabo Manamela began testifying at the arbitration hearings on Monday after a three-hour attempt to have her testimony postponed.
Manamela in hot seat at Esidimeni hearing
Earlier on Monday, Makgabo Manamela tried to apply for a postponement but her application was denied by retired Deputy Chief Justice Dikgang Moseneke.
[ALERT] Life Esidimeni: Manamela ordered to testify
Dr Makgabo Manamela was a key figure in the Esidimeni project and was subpoenaed to testify today.
Makgabo Manamela faces tough questions over Esidimeni tragedy
Manamela is expected to take the stand at the Life Esidimeni arbitration hearings in Parktown.
Esidimeni tragedy a wake-up call for mental health sector, panel told
Dikeledi Manaka, who works at the Cullinan Care and Rehab Centre in Pretoria, testified for two days at the arbitration hearings in Parktown.
Nurse admits to compromising wellbeing of Esidimeni patients
Dikeledi Manaka says the Cullinan Care and Rehab Centre caters for intellectually disabled people and not for those suffering from chronic mental health illnesses.
Esidimeni: Many things were done unlawfully, nursing manager says
Dikeledi Manaka says that she and her colleagues were under pressure from officials at the Gauteng Health Department.
Esidimeni: Nurses told to discharge patients, panel hears
Dikeledi Manaka claims she and other nurses discharged patients, something that doctors should do.