Simnikiwe Hlatshaneni
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29 Sep 2021
5:55 pm

Digital Vibes report: Ramaphosa just as ‘dishonest’ as Mkhize

Simnikiwe Hlatshaneni

Xolani Dube says it's hard to trust someone who always says one thing, but does another, and believes Ramaphosa should have acted sooner against Mkhize.

President Cyril Ramaphosa and Health Minister Dr Zweli Mkhize, who is on special leave. Picture: Jacques Nelles

Former health minister Zweli Mkhize may have lied to the nation, but President Cyril Ramaphosa was also dishonest over the last four months, as he protected the former health minister from scrutiny regarding the Digital Vibes saga. So says political analyst Xolani Dube, as political parties have called for heads to roll and criminal proceedings to be levelled against four senior health officials accused of fraud and corruption alongside Mkhize. Seven National Department of Health (NDOH) officials are named in the SIU report on its investigation into a R150 million media campaign tender awarded to Digital Vibes, in a scheme...