Editorial
1 minute read
29 Jul 2020
4:58 am

Truth needed on Diko involvement

Editorial

That unsavoury atmosphere must be cleared as soon as possible.

Khusela Diko. Picture: Twitter

It has got to the stage when, if someone in the ANC told you today is Wednesday, you would go off to get independent confirmation, such is their public ducking and diving. And initially, too, that was the organisation’s response to a report in The Sunday Independent that the husband of President Cyril Ramaphosa’s spokesperson, Khusela Diko, had inappropriately benefitted from tenders for Covid-19 protective gear awarded by the Gauteng department of health. Diko is reported to be close friends with the wife of Gauteng health MEC Bandile Masuku. There have been vociferous denials all round and the defence is...