ARTICLES RELATING TO PUBLIC PROTECTOR

Russian roulette: The judiciary’s turn?

2017-03-20 12:09

Over the years, President Jacob Zuma has interfered with various public bodies and offices in a bid to consolidate his position. Is the country’s judiciary next?

Mkhwebane needs a lesson in public relations

2017-02-22 11:11

The public protector still needs to prove that she is on the public's side and must demonstrate that she is no one’s puppet, especially not Zuma’s, writes Howard Feldman.

Pityana: Dirty money at the centre of Zuma delaying Fica Bill

2017-02-03 06:01

There’s enough reason to suspect the true reason why President Jacob Zuma is delaying the Fica Bill is to facilitate continued money laundering, says Sipho Pityana.

SA Reserve Bank’s historical lifeboat to Bankorp – does it actually mean anything?

2017-01-25 17:19

Bankorp's lifeboat from Sarb has no practical significance save for political outrage and there’s zero cause for Absa to pay back anything, says an analyst. He explains why.

Lesetja Kganyago: Why SARB loves blockchain, what we’re doing to promote it

2017-01-24 10:13

Sarb governor Lesetja Kganyago is enthusiastic about blockchain technology, and says the public protector's Absa report contains easily rectifiable factual errors.

Absa report: Rupert calls it fiction, Stals misquoted

2017-01-18 09:30

The public protector’s leaked interim report that recommends Absa pay back the SA Reserve Bank an outstanding interest of R1.225bn is being ripped apart by the seams.

Madonsela conducted Absa probe mostly on her own

2017-01-16 14:58

Former public protector Thuli Madonsela says she did most of the work on the Absa R2.25bn bailout probe by herself, because staff were against it and already overworked.

New public protector denies beef between her and Thuli

2016-12-20 22:46

The Public Protector has called media reports of alleged friction between her and her predecessor, Thuli Madonsela, as “baseless and malicious”.

State security minister Mahlobo’s parliamentary economy with the truth

2016-11-22 19:45

State Security Minister David Mahlobo has brought a once-respected party into disrepute but don’t expect his departure to another ANC sinecure any time soon, says an analyst.

Azar Jammine: Why Rand is surging, #StateCaptureReport only half the story

2016-11-04 18:30

An economist explains why major developments in SA's political economy have had such a dramatic impact on the country’s “share price”

 

Bankorp report littered with legal, factual inaccuracies - ABSA

2017-03-01 13:24

ABSA says it has responded to Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane on the Bankorp report in line with the February 28 deadline.

Mkhwebane worried about public's mistrust

2017-02-16 18:11

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane says she is bothered by the public’s mistrust of her office.

The money belongs to all South Africans

2017-02-01 09:29

It is important to remember that any looting of state coffers should be exposed. The money belongs to all South Africans.

Kganyago: Sarb not under fire for old Absa deal

2017-01-24 18:34

The SA Reserve Bank does not feel under fire and will not be commenting on the leaked preliminary report by the Public Protector that recommends Absa pays back R2.25bn.

Absa's Ramos: We have no reason not to trust the public protector

2017-01-20 15:39

Absa CEO Maria Ramos said that although it is unfortunate the public protector’s preliminary report was leaked, the bank still respects the institution.

Apartheid looting: Why make noise now if govt likely knew all along?

2017-01-16 21:16

The big question is why has no one been made to answer for apartheid era economic crime, two people who previously investigated such issues tell Fin24.

Absa report leak may be politically motivated

2017-01-15 17:01

The timing of the release of the public protector's report on Absa bank raises questions about whether it is politically motivated.

A web of collusion and deceit in Limpopo dept

2016-11-27 12:21

Investigations show a litany of procurement transgressions and cover-up attempts in the Limpopo transport department.

TIMELINE: Brian Molefe's career so far

2016-11-11 15:34

Chief executive officer of state-owned power utility Eskom, Brian Molefe, has quit, posing questions about where he will be headed to next.

John GI Clarke: Further evidence NDPP selectively dealing with complaints?

2016-11-03 21:34

National prosecution veteran Willie Hofmey could have helped Shaun Abrahams manage the current crisis within the NPA, says a social worker in a complaint to the public protector.

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