Life Esidimeni inquest: Ex-Gauteng Health official denies misleading Qedani Mahlangu | The Citizen

Life Esidimeni inquest: Ex-Gauteng Health official denies misleading Qedani Mahlangu | The Citizen

A former Gauteng Department of Health official has denied misleading and withholding information from her former boss, MEC Qedani Mahlangu, when Life Esidimeni patients started dying. Former director of Gauteng’s mental health services, Dr Makgabo Manamela continued with her evidence on Monday at the Life Esidimeni inquest. The inquest is probing the deaths of 144 … Read more

Exeter University failed to respond to student’s ‘cry for help’, inquest finds

Exeter University failed to respond to student’s ‘cry for help’, inquest finds

A coroner has strongly criticised the University of Exeter over the suicide of a student, claiming it failed to respond effectively to his “cry for help” after a disastrous set of exam results that followed months of isolation in near empty halls of residence during the pandemic. Guy Davies, the assistant coroner for Cornwall, concluded … Read more

Hawks and NPA to hold a formal inquest into TRC-related matters | The Citizen

Hawks and NPA to hold a formal inquest into TRC-related matters | The Citizen

The Director of Public Prosecutions has decided to hold a formal inquest in a case relating to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC). Senior State Advocates from the National Prosecuting Authority’s TRC Unit will be handling the inquest proceedings set down for 07 – 11 November 2022 at Pongola Magistrates’ Court. Matters emanating from the … Read more

Meta and Pinterest chiefs ordered to appear in person at Molly Russell inquest

Meta and Pinterest chiefs ordered to appear in person at Molly Russell inquest

Senior executives at Meta and Pinterest have been ordered to appear in person at the inquest of Molly Russell, the 14-year-old who killed herself in 2017 after viewing harmful content online. Lawyers representing Meta – the owner of Instagram, WhatsApp and Facebook – and Pinterest told a pre-inquest hearing that evidence could be given remotely, … Read more