SCORPION: Zweli Mkhize’s ‘Family Friend’ and Former Private Secretary Pocketing Covid-19 Cash Through R82m Health Department Contracts
Illustrative image | Health Minister Zweli Mkhize, Tahera Mather (red top), Naadhira Mitha (black top, glasses) on March 26, 2019 (Photo: Facebook) | Minister of Health, Zweli Mkhize | (Photo: Adobe Stock)
The former personal spokesperson for the Minister of Health, Dr. Zweli Mkhize, and his former private secretary pocketed cash from Covid-19 as paid consultants for a shadow contractor appointed by the Department of Health. The company, Digital Vibes, has secured DoH contracts worth more than R82m for work related to the pandemic.
Digital Vibes, an unknown communications company from KwaZulu-Natal, appointed two close associates of Health Minister Zweli Mkhize as paid consultants after obtaining a spotty communications contract with the Department of Health (DoH).
The DoH appointed Digital …