An investigation has been launched after a Discovery Health official was caught on tape hatching a scheme to fix the board at one of its client medical aids in order to protect its profits. – Sunday Times (11 July 2021). A general manager for mass markets, Khethang Malefane, was heard on tape discussing with LA Health’s brokers in KwaZulu- Natal the alleged fixing of elections to appoint the scheme’s trustees. Discovery said Malefane resigned after its forensic investigation found he had discussed influencing the elections. LA Health services about 91 000 employees in local government.

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