Health DG Buthelezi back at work after suspension related to Digital Vibes

Health Department's Director-General Sandile Buthelezi was placed on precautionary suspension after being implicated by the Special Investigating Unit's report into the Digital Vibes matter.

FILE: Sandile Buthelezi. Picture: @SA_AIDSCOUNCIL/Twitter

JOHANNESBURG - The Health Department's Director-General Sandile Buthelezi has returned to work after he was cleared of charges relating to the Digital Vibes communications tender.

Buthelezi was placed on precautionary suspension e arlier this year after being implicated by the Special Investigating Unit's report into the Digital Vibes matter. Dr Nicholas Crisp was appointed acting direct-general in Buthelezi's absence.

He was cleared of all the charges against him after going undergoing a disciplinary hearing, the department said in a statement on Tuesday.

Buthelezi returns to his role the accounting officer of the Health Department, the statement said.