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Steenhuisen slams Ramaphosa for not firing minister Mkhize – SABC News

Democratic Alliance (DA) chief John Steenhuisen has criticised president Cyril Ramaphosa for not firing Health Minister, Zweli Mkhize, who’s at present on particular depart.

President Ramaphosa final night time introduced that authorities has determined to place South Africa on stage three lockdown, easing various restrictions.

He didn’t say something concerning the well being minister who has been on particular depart for greater than a month now.



A transfer that upset some South Africans, together with the DA.

Steenhuisen says taxpayers are footing the invoice for Mkhize’s particular depart.

The DA chief says that is not good for the nation because it battles the coronavirus pandemic.

“The president should have announced yesterday that he has released Minister Zweli Mkhize for his part of the digital vibe scandal. And replaced him with a competent individual, with skills to take big decisions. It simply beggies belief that the Health Minister is still on fully paid leave over six weeks after in suspension. If minister Mkhize is innocent, surely the president should have released the digital vibe report by now. We call on him to do this. The public has the right to know” says John Steenhuisen.

Mkhize was launched in order that he may attend to allegations and investigations over the well being division’s contract with Digital Vibes. Digital Vibes members, Tahera Mather and Naadhira Mitha, labored with the minister when he was nonetheless the ANC treasurer-basic and it’s believed the company.

Health Minister Dr Zweli Mkhize seems earlier than Parliament’s Portfolio Committee on Health:


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