ONLY HEALTH SG TURNS UP TO REPORT ON BABY DEATHS

Parliament’s Portfolio Committee on Health was yesterday furious at the Eastern Cape Department of Health for failing to send a full team of officials to deliver a report on baby deaths at the Mthatha Hospital Complex.

Others were less sympathetic to Pillay, particularly opposition parties. “He doesn’t allow anyone else to speak for the department, even refusing to allow directors to answer questions on their own departments,” Democratic Alliance’s Pine Pienaar said. Read the full story in the Daily Dispatch.