SIX SENIOR HEALTH OFFICALS SACKED

THE Health Department has fired six senior officials after an exposé by the Daily Dispatch two years ago revealed that a R180000 unauthorised private flight of an air ambulance had taken officials to watch a Confederations Cup soccer match in Bloemfontein.

The Democratic Alliance’s health spokesperson Pine Pienaar welcomed the action by the department. “We urge them to recover the money from the guilty parties as well.”  Read the full story in the Daily Dispatch.