EDITORIAL | Zweli poor show: Mkhize’s SIU rebuke proves it’s good SA is rid of him
In trying to discredit the unit, the former minister plays the victim, avoids issues and throws family under the bus
It seems Zweli Mkhize has moved through denial and anger to reach the “bargaining” phase of dealing with the loss of his job as health minister, public humiliation and the end of his political career.
That is the overwhelming impression to be gained from the affidavit he has filed at the Pretoria high court at the beginning of his campaign to discredit the Special Investigating Unit’s (SIU) conclusions about his role in the Digital Vibes scandal.
Mkhize has asked the court to declare the conduct of the SIU in making adverse findings against him unlawful and unconstitutional, as well as to review and set aside the unit’s report and referral letter to President Cyril Ramaphosa...