Public Protector to probe alleged fishy business at fisheries dept

2018-10-02 20:04

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane is to investigate alleged corruption in the Department of Forestry and Fisheries after a request from chairperson of the Western Cape legislature's committee for economic development, Beverley Schafer.

Audit watchdog chair fights Public Protector

2018-08-19 06:03

The chairperson of the local audit watchdog, Abel Dlamini says Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane is victim of ‘self-induced ignorance’ and ‘dishonesty’.

DA caucus says Public Protector’s report on Zille must go to ‘another post box’

2018-07-04 22:13

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane's report on Western Cape premier Helen Zille's tweets about colonialism will not be entertained by the provincial legislature, says DA chief whip Mark Wiley.

MPs to wait for Mkhwebane's reply before deciding on inquiry

2018-06-13 16:45

Despite an indication from the Public Protector that the committee does not need her input before deciding on an inquiry against her, MPs have agreed to wait to hear from her.

R100k alleged porn bill: Top Limpopo govt official must pay back the money - PP

2018-06-11 19:28

Limpopo legislature deputy speaker Lehlogonolo Masoga has been found guilty of improper conduct and maladministration by the Public Protector after running up a cellphone bill of over R100 000.

Renewed Public Protector inquiry discussions delayed after Mkhwebane no-show

2018-06-06 15:08

Busisiwe Mkhwebane has told Parliament that she could not attend the meeting to due to a 'family emergency'.

Public Protector asked to step in to probe allegations of housing list corruption after Parkwood protests

2018-05-24 17:29

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has been asked to probe claims of housing list corruption, says SA Human Rights Commission commissioner Chris Nissen.

EFF, Sanco call on Mkhwebane to probe Supra’s alleged cattle gift to Zuma

2018-04-22 21:09

The EFF has called on the Public Protector to investigate allegations that North West Premier Supra Mahumapelo gave former president Jacob Zuma a herd of cattle worth R1.5m as a gift using public funds.

Public Protector shares 17 boxes of files with state capture inquiry

2018-03-26 13:43

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has shared 17 boxes of documents, emanating from her state capture commission investigation, with Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo, as he prepares for the upcoming judicial commission of inquiry into state capture.

Madonsela: Don't let angst over Public Protector destroy the office

2018-03-07 21:40

Former Public Protector Thuli Madonsela has urged critics of Busisiwe Mkhwebane to be mindful of the potential consequences for the office.


Parliamentary committee's displeasure 'not enough to remove me' - Mkhwebane

2018-08-22 13:36

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has come out strongly in defence of her tenure, amid calls by the DA to hold an inquiry into her fitness to hold office.

ConCourt grants Mkhwebane direct access to appeal personal costs order

2018-07-24 10:04

The Constitutional Court has granted Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane direct access to challenge the constitutionality of the personal costs order made against her.

Mkhwebane's critics must prove 'incompetence' – Mthembu

2018-06-14 19:05

The ANC chief whip has questioned the onslaught of criticism heaped on the Public Protector following high-profile court judgments against some of her reports.

Mkhwebane apologises to MPs for skipping meeting

2018-06-13 11:47

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has apologised in person to MPs on the Portfolio Committee on Justice for missing a scheduled meeting.

AS IT HAPPENED: Mkhwebane calls for 'appropriate action' to hold Zille 'accountable' for colonialism tweets

2018-06-11 15:30

In one of several reports released by the Public Protector, Busisiwe Mkhwebane says they have recommended remedial action that the Western Cape provincial legislature must take to hold Premier Helen Zille 'accountable' for controversial tweets about colonialism.

MPs fume as Mkhwebane requests late postponement of meeting

2018-06-06 11:52

MPs have demanded a full explanation for the postponement with a DA MP labelling the Public Protector's explanation for missing the meeting "flimsy".

Public Protector lashes out at Casac claims that Vrede dairy farm report was 'watered down'

2018-04-30 17:50

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has hit out Casac's Lawson Naidoo over an affidavit, claiming she protected politicians during her probe into the Vrede dairy farm scandal.

Mkhwebane to launch fresh probe into politicians' roles in Estina matter

2018-04-17 13:53

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has told MPs that her office will open a new case file to probe the role of politicians and individuals in the Estina dairy farm matter.

Ramaphosa must clean up SARS, NPA and PP office - Malala

2018-03-17 07:00

President Cyril Ramaphosa has to act quickly in removing institutional uncertainty and restoring the independence of SA’s institutions, says political commentator Justice Malala.

Mkhwebane defends not probing Magashule, Guptas in Vrede report

2018-03-06 14:42

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has told MPs that there were no complaints about Free State Premier Ace Magashule or the infamous Gupta family at the time that her office compiled the Vrede dairy report.

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