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Zweli Mkhize

Our take: One million Vaccinated!

South Africa hit a key milestone this week: Over 1 million citizens have been vaccinated! We know, we know. It’s a LONG way from herd immunity. Government is hoping to vaccinate 16.5 million South Africans in the current phase two, which targets the elderly and healthcare workers. Good news, though: once those aged 60 and …

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What’s happening with Zweli Mkhize?

In other health news, Health Minister Zweli Mkhize has been implicated in a tender corruption scandal to the tune of R150 million. 😳 The department of health (DoH) allegedly paid this money to Digital Vibes, an obscure media communications company, which is owned by Mkhize’s friend and long-time associate Tahera Mather. While Daily Maverick’s Pieter …

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27 May ’21 Wrap: The great state capture heist

Our take: What can a state do with a R50 billion 49,157,323,233.68. Quite a tongue twister, right? That’s 50 billion – in this case, rands the Gupta family allegedly stole from South African taxpayers to carry out its elaborate and abhorrent state capture project. This, according to one estimation. The eye-watering figure was revealed at …

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No news is good news? Not quite

Hi there and welcome to Verationality: simple news updates for busy people, brought to you by explain.co.za ??‍♀ Can you believe it’s been just over a week in lockdown? While the news may seem slow, there were some important developments below. Here’s the week’s top stories. Can you believe it’s been just over a week …

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