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Minister of Health, Dr Zweli Mkhize (centre).  Photo by Darren Stewart/Gallo Images via Getty Images
Minister of Health, Dr Zweli Mkhize (centre). Photo by Darren Stewart/Gallo Images via Getty Images

The Digital Vibes scandal is a right royal mess, not just for President Cyril Ramaphosa, but also for the country which is grappling with the third wave, writes Melanie Verwoerd. 

President Cyril Ramaphosa must be pulling his hair out. The last thing he needed just as we enter a third wave of the Covid-19 pandemic is a big drama around his health minister. 

We still don’t know the full story – for that, we have to wait for the SIU report. However, newspaper reports suggest that Minister Zweli Mkhize was involved in signing off on an R150-million tender to a company called Digital Vibes which his former associates run.

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