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Health DG Sandile Buthelezi returns to work after suspension over Digital Vibes saga (timeslive.co.za)

Dr Sandile Buthelezi, who became put on precautionary suspension through the fitness branch over the Digital Vibes Covid-19 corruption scandal, returned to paintings on Monday.

Department of health director-general Sandile Buthelezi. File photo.

According to the health department, Buthelezi is lower back to his position as the accounting officer after present process a disciplinary hearing technique chaired via a retired choose.


“He became cleared of all charges, therefore his go back to the workplace. The ministry of fitness would love to want Dr Buthelezi all of the fine in enjoyable his obligations,” stated the department.


Buthelezi turned into accused of approving payments amounting to R60m to Digital Vibes, in contravention of the Public Finance Management Act.


The identical settlement caused the suspension, followed by means of the resignation, of former fitness minister Zweli Mkhize. 


The R150m Digital Vibes communications contract became already in region while Buthelezi assumed the position of director-standard in 2019. It was what he doubtlessly didn't do afterwards that led to his suspension.

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