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Spotlight Op-Ed: Life Esidimeni Inquest: Journal of a grieving sister

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Oct 22, 2021

The Life Esidimeni Inquest that started in July has been postponed until 15 November. This is the fifth postponement, meaning another agonising wait for families of the deceased. The inquest is crucial to determine who should be held criminally liable for the deaths of 144 mental healthcare users in 2016. Here, one family member, Christine Nxumalo, shares extracts from her journal on the inquest, the long wait, and dealing with grief.

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