LIVE VIDEO: NGO owner testifies at Esidimeni hearings


Retired chief justice Dikgang Moseneke presides over arbitration hearings for the families of more than 100 mentally ill patients who died after they were moved from Life Esidimeni homes into illegal and ill-equipped non-governmental organisations.





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JOHANNESBURG - The Life Esidimeni arbitration hearings resume in Johannesburg on Monday morning.

Last week, many families were hopeful when it was announced that the former Gauteng Health MEC would testify.

Qedani Mahlangu was said to be studying abroad.

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But the London School of Economics has confirmed she&39;s not a registered student there.

Questions are being asked about her whereabouts.

A total of 141 mentally ill patients died after the department decided to move them to several unlicenced NGOs.

Many families have testified that they were only told once the move had taken place.