Brown welcomes probe as more Gupta links emerge

2017-07-26 11:49

Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown says she welcomes all investigations, as more details of her office's links to the controversial Guptas have emerged.

S&P upbeat on SA banks despite fragile growth

2017-07-11 07:39

South African banks continue to perform well, despite low domestic economic growth and ongoing political instability, according to ratings agency Standard & Poor’s.

Gigaba takes Public Protector's ABSA report on review

2017-07-05 17:23

Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba will take the Public Protector’s report on ABSA and the Reserve Bank on review for the reviewing and setting aside of the findings and remedial action.

SARB affidavit pokes holes in Public Protector report

2017-06-27 21:28

An urgent court application by the Reserve Bank pokes holes in the remedial action ordered in a report by the Public Protector, which calls for the bank’s mandate to be changed.

Gigaba deputy adds more uncertainty to Reserve Bank mandate

2017-06-27 05:57

SA should have talks on the appropriateness of the central bank’s inflation target, Deputy Finance Minister Sfiso Buthelezi has said, adding to concern that the institution’s mandate may be altered.

Mkhwebane's masterful trap

2017-06-21 11:47

Maybe the Public Protector wants the courts to rule against her because if she can't interfere with the Reserve Bank, the same might apply to other state bodies, writes Howard Feldman.

Pursuing a 30-year old bailout is sending SA on a wild goose chase

2017-06-21 08:26

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has touched on two highly contentious issues: the unresolved bailout for a local bank three decades ago and the role of the country's Reserve Bank, says Alan Hirsch.

S&P warns of more downgrades over proposed changes to SARB mandate

2017-06-20 14:15

S&P Global warns that South Africa’s credit rating could be downgraded further if government takes up the recommendation to change the Constitutional mandate of the Reserve Bank.

Public Protector creates useful diversion for a state under siege

2017-06-20 11:06

Busisiwe Mkhwebane's pronouncements should be a warning to South Africans from all political persuasions of the looming battles for control as the ANC moves towards an elective conference, says Daniel Silke.

Public Protector to oppose Zuma's State Capture review

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane said she will be opposing President Jacob Zuma's State of Capture review. Watch.

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MEMES – Tweeps poke fun at Public Protector, question her abilities

2017-07-11 11:16

#PublicProtector has been trending, following reports that Busisiwe Mkhwebane won't oppose SARB's review application after she called for its constitutional mandate to be changed.

Parliament throws its weight behind Reserve Bank

2017-07-09 12:40

Parliament has filed a supporting affidavit for the Reserve Bank’s application against the Public Protector’s report.

SARB: Billions at risk over 'damaging' action by Protector

2017-06-28 06:50

The South African Reserve Bank says the remedial action ordered by the Public Protector to have its mandate changed had a damaging effect on the country.

BREAKING: SARB files urgent court application against Public Protector

2017-06-27 15:33

Reserve Bank Governor Lesetja Kganyago has filed an urgent application to the North Gauteng High Court to set aside the remedial action proposed by the Public Protector on the Bankorp bailout.

REVEALED: Public Protector punted ‘must read book’ by anti-Reserve Bank activist

2017-06-21 12:36

Public Protector Advocate Busisiwe Mkhwebane punted a ‘must read book’ by a South African anti-Reserve Bank activist on social media while she was investigating the Bankorp bailout.

The Public Protector is right - amend the Constitution

2017-06-21 09:25

The argument that by reclaiming the R1.125 billion from Absa, the SARB would destabilise the banking sector, send the rand into free fall and scare away investors is not entirely true, writes Oliver Dickson.

Investors on high alert after Public Protector bombshell

2017-06-20 21:15

Recent statements by Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane will not be taken lightly by markets and investors, warns an economist.

Vavi's Saftu calls for nationalisation of SARB

2017-06-20 12:48

Following the release of the Public Protector’s CIEX report, Zwelinzima Vavi’s new trade federation is calling for the nationalisation of the Reserve Bank.

Why it’s not for Public Protector to make economic policy

2017-06-19 20:11

The Public Protector is certainly not an economic policy-making institution or a body writing the Constitution, an economist tells Fin24.

Public protector probes RAF over 'maladministration'

2017-05-12 10:53

The office of the public protector has confirmed it will be investigating the Road Accident Fund for maladministration.

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