The Special Investigating Unit (SIU) says it doubts an explanation by embattled health minister Zweli Mkhize that his messenger stole the money meant for repair work at his Bryanston property, intimating that it leaves more questions than answers.

In court papers filed in the Special Tribunal on Thursday, which Business Day has seen, the SIU stated that “there is evidence that the minister has directly and indirectly received gratifications from Digital Vibes,” citing R3.8m that flowed to Mkhize’s son, Dedani, while another R6,720 was used for repairs at Mkhize’s Bryanston residence...

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