Sydney Majoko
3 minute read
3 Aug 2021
7:20 am

Ramaphosa has to let Mkhize go

Sydney Majoko

The SIU report into Digital Vibes has given the president an opening that should make things somewhat easy for him.

Photo: Flickr/GCIS

When Dr Zweli Mkhize was forced to step aside from his role as minister of health, there were allegations that President Cyril Ramaphosa had already embarked on his campaign to be re-elected for a second term as president of the ruling party. It was alleged that the Digital Vibes corruption allegations against Mkhize were a political ploy to get rid of him. Mkhize, whom events had catapulted into a position not too far from that of the presidency in terms of power, did not do much to quash the rumours that he was a victim of the CR22 re-election machinery....