ARTICLES RELATING TO PUBLIC PROTECTOR

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.

Ramaphosa set for talks with Van Rooyen over findings he misled Parliament on Gupta meeting

2018-02-26 21:28

President Cyril Ramaphosa has indicated to the Speaker of the National Assembly that he will be engaging Des van Rooyen on a finding that he misled Parliament about his meetings with the Guptas, in the run-up to his short tenure as finance minister in 2016.

Renewed calls for Public Protector Mkhwebane to be removed from office

2018-02-18 06:01

A scathing High Court judgment in the Bankorp-CIEX case has resurrected calls for the removal of Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane from office on the basis that 'she misconstrued her powers and is grossly incompetent'.

Public Protector report on ABSA bailout set aside

2018-02-16 10:32

The Public Protector's Bankorp-CIEX report, where ABSA was ordered to pay over R1bn, has been set aside.

Des van Rooyen denies misleading Parliament

2018-02-13 17:12

Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Des van Rooyen is sticking to his guns after Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane found that he had misled Parliament about his meetings with the Guptas.

Des van Rooyen admits asking Guptas' help for MKMVA

2018-02-12 18:38

Minister Des van Rooyen deliberately misled Parliament when he denied visiting the Gupta family's home in Saxonwold in the run-up to being appointed finance minister, the Public Protector has found.

Mkhwebane summoned to Parly for urgent meeting on Vrede report

2018-02-11 21:35

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has been summoned to appear in Parliament to explain her statements in recent weeks over the Vrede Diary Farm report.

Public Protector quietly releases Vrede dairy report, finds 'gross negligence'

2018-02-09 11:01

The Public Protector has quietly released a report on the Vrede dairy project in the Free State, highlighting procurement irregularities, "gross negligence" and maladministration.

 

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.

Ramaphosa must fire Brown 'immediately' - DA

2018-02-23 05:00

Natasha Mazzone, DA public enterprises spokesperson, has urged President Cyril Ramaphosa to act swiftly against Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown.

Scathing judgment may put Mkhwebane's job in jeopardy

2018-02-17 08:00

A scathing judgment could lay the foundation for evicting Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane from office, after the court found she did not have a proper understanding of what her job entails.

Committee postpones meeting with Public Protector on Vrede dairy project

2018-02-13 17:51

The parliamentary committee which summoned Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane to appear before it to discuss her Vrede dairy farm project report, has postponed the meeting.

Public Protector Mkhwebane displeased with justice committee

2018-02-12 19:39

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has set the record straight on a Portfolio Committee on Justice and Correctional Services decision to summon her to appear before it in connection with her work.

DA to take Public Protector Vrede dairy farm report on review

2018-02-12 11:36

The DA is taking Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane's report on the Vrede dairy project in the Free State on review, the party's leader Mmusi Maimane has announced.

Where are Estina's missing cows?

2018-02-09 14:33

Investigators probing the Estina dairy farm scandal may search for the controversial project's missing cattle until the cows come home.

No surprises as Zuma sticks to Madonsela's state capture probe recommendations

2018-01-25 14:30

President Jacob Zuma, some members of his Cabinet and the Gupta family will come under scrutiny when the State of Capture commission of inquiry gets under way.

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