Duduza Mother Receives R18.2-Million After Botched Delivery

A Duduza mother will be paid out a total of R18.2-million by the Gauteng health MEC after another botched birth took place at a Gauteng state hospital. The young boy was left with severe disabilities.

The mother, Jessie Makhoba, initially made a claim of R23-million in damages. The High Court in Pretoria confirmed an agreement was reached. Her son, Sipho, was born at the Pholosong hospital in 2006. A trust will administer the…