As it happened: Mkhwebane intends to oppose Zuma's state capture review

2017-02-02 10:49

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane says she has given notice to oppose President Jacob Zuma’s state capture report review.


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On the Absa report:

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She says she will meet with her legal team soon to discuss the course of action regarding the allegations that she is a spy.

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About "half truths":

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On resignations:

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Mkhwebane says again she does not hate Thuli Madonsela.

But Thuli had to pay back the money because it belonged to the tax payer.

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Mkhwebane says the audio of President Zuma's testimony was "different" from the transcript.

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On the State of Capture report:

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Mkhwebane is asked about senior staff members leaving her office.

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On the news stations on TVs in the office:

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On attacks on her:

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On the State of Capture report:

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Mkhwebane has concluded her briefing.

Time for questions now.

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One of the key investigators into the Nkandla report has handed in her resignation, The Huffington Post South Africa understands, adding to the slew of staff who have left or been forced out under Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane.

Advocate Nkebe Kanyane, who was the public protector's chief investigator in its good governance and integrity unit, has resigned, two sources with intimate knowledge of the public protector's office told HuffPost SA on Thursday.

HuffPost SA has requested comment from Kanyane and the public protector's office, and will update this story once we have received it.

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Mkhwebane says they have interviewed candidates for CEO, COO and executive manager and they should all be appointed soon to start in March.

Many senior people have left the office since Mkhwebane took over.

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She says staff morale is low and there are 45 positions that have to be filled as soon as possible.

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Mkhwebane says due to lack of funding they are running at half their potential.

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On the ABSA report Mkhwebane says the media released info that made their work difficult.

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Mkhwebane goes through her first few days in office, presenting a report to parliament, visiting communities in the WC.

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