Sydney Majoko
3 minute read
1 Jun 2021
6:04 am

Why Mkhize has to go over Digital Vibes fiasco

Sydney Majoko

Mkhize might not be a state capturer and he might never even end up fighting corruption charges in a court of law.

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

The step-aside resolution that the ruling party has used to try and sanitise its image in the eyes of the electorate ahead of the local government elections has been attacked for being aimed at the president’s opponents only. The radical economic transformation faction suffered its biggest blow yet when its leader, suspended secretary-general Ace Magashule, stepped aside due to the resolution. Whether the allegation is true or not is immaterial. What matters is whether the president and his faction believe it is worthy of a response. ALSO READ: Pressure mounts on Ramaphosa to act against Mkhize over Digital Vibes scandal...