OUTA Insights: Unpacking the R1 billion corruption that Babita Deokaran was killed for.

Babita Deokaran was the chief director of financial accounting in the Gauteng Dept of Health. On the 23d of August 2021 she died in a hail of bullets in front of her home – assassinated for exposing corruption of more than R1 billion at Tembisa Hospital. Corruption that people higher up in Gauteng provincial health was apparently well aware of. Ilse Salzwedel speaks to Jeff Wicks, senior reporter at the News 24 investigative reporting team, about what he and the News24 team uncovered, and why we should never forget whistleblowers like Babita.
20 Apr 2023 English South Africa Politics

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