Siya Khumalo | Dr Pelo: The NHI cash cow proves we are the butt of the ANC's joke

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The NHI mascot, Dr Pelo (Twitter)
The NHI mascot, Dr Pelo (Twitter)

The details around "Dr Pelo's" creation are so absurd that the culprits must have laughed at us as payments went through at political connection speeds from the health department, writes Siya Khumalo.

On a Youth Day, which some said was characterised by 74% youth unemployment, not the 46% acknowledged by the president, Pieter-Louis Myburgh introduced Dr Pelo, "the National Health Insurance's [NHI] literal R1.1 million cash cow", to the public.

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