DA MP Greg Krumbock said the elections were conducted by secret ballot and was done using the single transferable voting system at the Turffontein Racecourse in Johannesburg.
It will be a find and mild weekend across most of South Africa this weekend, with some rain across the central parts, towards the east of the country. The CEO of one of the NGOs where 11 mental health patients died has insisted her institution took care of them, despite a damning report by the health ombudsman saying otherwise.
Six bogus doctors were arrested when a joint operation led by the Road Traffic Management Corporation raided unlawful medical practices in the centre of Johannesburg on Friday. RTMC spokesperson Simon Zwane said the corporation's National Traffic Anti-Corruption Unit, the Directorate of Priority Crime Investigations , the Gauteng Traffic Police compliance unit, the SA Police Service's tactical response unit, officers from the Health Professionals Council of SA, Medical Control Council, and Medscheme confiscated medicines and files during a raid at the Lister Medical Centre.
The sister of one of the Life Esidimeni patients on Friday described the conditions she found her brother's body in after he was transferred to a mortuary, which used to be a butchery. Phumzile Motshegwa, whose older brother Nathaniel 'Solly' Mashigo passed away in August 2016 after he was moved to Precious Angels, has told the arbitration hearings into the deaths of Life Esidimeni patients that she was only informed about his death a month after he died.
The pre-trial hearing of the Thulsie twins is expected to be heard in the South Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg on Friday. Brandon-Lee and Tony-Lee Thulsie were arrested during raids in Newclare and Azaadville, on the West Rand, in July 2016.
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