Digital Vibes: Inside SIU's case against Mkhize - ignoring Cabinet resolutions, processes manipulated

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Zweli Mkhize.
Zweli Mkhize.
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Disgraced former health minister Zweli Mkhize deliberately ignored Cabinet's decision that the government's communications agency would roll out National Health Insurance (NHI) communication projects when he allowed Digital Vibes to be appointed at a cost of R150 million.

This is the argument in the Special Investigative Unit's (SIU) report to President Cyril Ramaphosa on the dubious tender.

The national Department of Health initially contracted Digital Vibes for the NHI campaign in 2019, which was when Mkhize reportedly pressured officials to appoint the agency for the contract.

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