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President Cyril Ramaphosa should have anticipated that he would have to lose or sacrifice some of his allies to the war on corruption, so that his whole project would look believable, writes Ralph Mathekga.

President Cyril Ramaphosa should have anticipated that he would have to lose or sacrifice some of his allies to the war on corruption, so that his whole project would look believable, writes Ralph Mathekga.
Health Minister Zweli Mkhize has suddenly proven to be the Achilles heel in President Cyril Ramaphosa’s anti-corruption fight.
Mkhize’s department is embroiled in a multimillion-rand tender scandal following revelations that the minister’s former PA and former spokesperson landed a lucrative communication tender from the health department.