The government, which is still to take action against army officials who illegally imported an unproven drug from Cuba at the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, is still facing a R180m bill from the island nation.

The SA National Defence Force (SANDF) faced criticism for violating acquisition rules and health regulatory protocols to procure Heberon Interferon-Alpha-2B, an unregistered drug that is said to considerably strengthen the immune system...

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