Zweli Mhkize

Ramaphosa to decide Mkhize’s fate after SIU report

President Cyril Ramaphosa says he will only make a decision on the fate of Health Minister Doctor Zweli Mkhize’s fate after receiving a report from the Special Investigations Unit (SIU). Pressure is mounting on Ramaphosa to act against Mkhize following his latest admission that the awarding of the R150 million[…]

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Deaths from COVID-19 jump to 48 in SA

South Africa has recorded 99 new coronavirus cases and 14 more deaths. The number of coronavirus cases risen to 2605 from 2 506 on Wednesday. Gauteng is still leading with 969 cases. In a statement, the Department of Health has also confirmed that the number of COVID-19 related deaths has[…]

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Seven more deaths, 2 506 COVID-19 cases

Health Minister Zweli Mkhize has announced that another seven deaths from coronavirus have been confirmed, bringing the total number of deaths to 34. Mkhize was briefing the media in Johannesburg. He says most of those who died had underlying health conditions and were older than 50. Mkhize says the sudden[…]

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Covid-19 cases in SA rise to 2 173

The number of confirmed cases of Covid-19 has risen to 2 173, the National Department of Health announced on Sunday evening, while the death toll has remains unchanged. In a statement, Minister of Health Dr Zweli Mkhize confirmed the increase of 145 cases compared to Saturday. According to the statement,[…]

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SA death toll hits 24

Health Minister Zweli Mkhize has announced the Covid-19 death toll now sits at 24, with the number of cases breaking the 2 000 mark, now at 2 003. He said Gauteng still leads the numbers with 801 cases followed by Western Cape with 541, KwaZulu-Natal has 412. There have been[…]

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Mkhize warns ANC members against succession debate

African National Congress (ANC) treasurer-general Zweli Mkhize has spoken out against party members who have publicly pronounced their preferred candidates ahead of the ANC national conference in 2017. Mkhize’s name, that of Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa, as well as Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, have been in the mix for leadership positions. Some[…]

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