Editorial
1 minute read
9 Jun 2021
7:58 am

Proof that ANC is SA’s comorbidity

Editorial

The sad reality is that this whole saga proves one thing with crystal clarity – it is the ANC which is South  Africa’s national comorbidity.

Health Minister Dr Zweli Mkhize. Picture: Gallo Images/Alet Pretorius

There is a bizarre part of the statement by the Presidency announcing that Health Minister Dr Zweli Mkhize has been placed on “special leave”. It says this has been done to “enable the minister to attend to allegations and investigations concerning contracts between the department of health and a service provider, Digital Vibes”. Why should he be “attending to” the allegations and investigations? He is a suspect, so surely he should be so far away from them that he cannot possibly influence them? That attitude is the reason why many people are starting to question the commitment of President Cyril...