After the Gauteng government was ordered to pay R 1.2 million in common law and Constitutional damages to the Life Esidimeni families, the government must pay R20 000 for funeral expenses, R180 000 for general damages for shock and psychological trauma and R1 million to families of patients, irrespective of whether deceased or not.
And after the suspension of Tom Moyane as Sars commissioner, callers added their views on The Eusebius McKaiser Show.
They [the families] were therefore entitled to Constitutional damages.— Eusebius McKaiser 702 and CapeTalk host
Caller Tebogo said that he was ecstatic about the suspension of Moyane and the suspension is a victory to South Africa.
Another caller named John, said the Life Esidimeni Arbitration has given him a new appreciation of what the Bill of Rights mean.
We have moved from the adolescence of stage of understanding the Bill of Rights to the adult stage and all this is thanks to the Life Esidimeni Arbitration.— John, caller on Eusebius McKaiser Show
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