Department of Health suspends dodgy Covid-19 communications contract

 

The Department of Health (DoH) has suspended the services of Digital Vibes, an obscure communications firm linked to two close associates of Health Minister Dr Zweli Mkhize, Tahera Mather, 55, Mkhize’s long-time personal spokesperson, and Naadhira Mitha, 30, his former personal assistant, reported Daily Maverick (7 March 2021).
This follows an article by Pieter-Louis Myburgh in Scorpio, (March 6) regarding a R82-m contract for Covid-19 awareness campaigns secured by Digital Vibes from the DoH.
The SIU will investigate claims that
Mitha and Mather pocketed Covid-19 cash as paid consultants for a Digital Vibes.

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