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NEWS JUST IN: Ramaphosa puts Mkhize on special leave over Digital Vibes

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“This period of special leave will enable the Minister to attend to allegations and investigations concerning contracts between the Department of Health and a service provider, Digital Vibes.”

The Minister of Health Dr. Zweli Mkhize visited Kimberley (Northern Cape) today. The minister has been placed on special leave. Picture: Danie van der Lith

PRESIDENT Cyril Ramaphosa has today placed Minister of Health Dr Zweli Mkhize on special leave.

According to a statement released by the presidency, “this period of special leave will enable the Minister to attend to allegations and investigations concerning contracts between the Department of Health and a service provider, Digital Vibes”.

“The Special Investigating Unit is investigating this matter and the President awaits a report on the outcome of this probe,” the statement said.

Minister of Tourism Ms Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane will serve as Acting Minister of Health until further notice.