EFF files for leave to appeal judgment in Ramaphosa review of Public Protector's CR17 report

2020-03-25 13:08

The EFF has filed an application for leave to appeal a damning judgment in the Gauteng High Court in Pretoria last month setting aside Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane's report into President Cyril Ramaphosa's CR17 campaign.

ANALYSIS: Mkhwebane’s latest legal Isandlwana is the prelude to her end

2020-03-13 06:00

The courts found that she doesn’t understand the law, she fails to act rationally and ignores evidence. And these findings are compounded by the SARB and Estina judgments. Her position is untenable, and she cannot survive, writes Pieter du Toit.

Public Protector suspends Free State head after he calls on her to resign

2020-03-12 09:58

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has placed the head of her Free State office on precautionary suspension after he wrote an official letter calling on her to resign.

Ramaphosa vs Mkhwebane judgment in quotes

2020-03-10 19:40

The Gauteng High Court in Pretoria on Tuesday set aside Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane’s report into President Cyril Ramaphosa and his CR17 campaign in a scathing judgment.

Presidency welcomes scathing judgment against Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane

2020-03-10 16:17

The Presidency has welcomed the Gauteng High Court in Pretoria ruling setting aside Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane’s CR17 report on political donations.

High Court sets aside Mkhwebane's CR17 donation report in scathing judgment

2020-03-10 11:15

The Gauteng High Court in Pretoria has set aside Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane's report into President Cyril Ramaphosa, which found that he deliberately misled Parliament about a donation to his ANC presidential campaign.

Mkhwebane's proposed removal: Modise gives green light for new removal proceedings

2020-02-26 18:19

National Assembly Speaker Thandi Modise is satisfied that the DA's new motion for proceedings to be initiated to remove Busisiwe Mkhwebane as Public Protector complies with the Rules of the National Assembly.

Mkhwebane's proposed removal: New motion awaits Modise's green light

2020-02-25 18:23

National Assembly Speaker Thandi Modise is considering another DA motion to remove Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane after the previous motion was withdrawn and another submitted.

Mkhwebane denies allegations of interference made by her staff

2020-02-20 18:40

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has denied allegations of interference made by the Public Servants Association.

Mkhwebane intent on destroying Public Protector' office, veteran official tells Parliament

2020-02-17 05:47

A veteran Public Protector official is the latest to make damning disclosures over Busisiwe Mkhwebane’s conduct. She has repeatedly dismissed such allegations as the ramblings of disaffected staff – and did so again in this case.


Mkhwebane fights back: 'Successful reviews of my reports cannot determine my incompetence'

2020-03-20 21:17

The number of reports successfully reviewed cannot be used to determine her competence or incompetence, Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has argued in an affidavit.

ANALYSIS: Let’s hope what's right does matter to two-thirds of the members of the National Assembly

2020-03-13 06:00

She wields constitutionally protected power to safeguard our democracy. It was not for nothing that the Constitutional Court likened the Public Protector to a biblical David who takes on the powerful Goliaths in public office, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.

EFF to appeal Mkhwebane judgment, DA says Ramaphosa still has questions to answer

2020-03-10 20:59

The EFF says it will appeal the scathing North Gauteng High Court judgment in favour of President Cyril Ramaphosa in the investigation by Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane into his CR17 campaign.

Ramaphosa's lawyer on Mkhwebane defeat: 'If it weren't so tragic it would be a joke'

2020-03-10 16:40

This is the third judgment which has gone against Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane in a big case.

Mkhwebane’s conduct in CR17 probe reckless, unfathomable and unlawful, court finds

2020-03-10 15:37

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane displayed a lack of basic understanding of the law and was reckless in reaching serious findings against President Cyril Ramaphosa in her report into the CR17 campaign.

Courts are being abused to weaken the Public Protector's office, says Mkhwebane

2020-03-06 07:29

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has said courts are being abused by politicians.

Public Protector investigating KZN education department for hiring luxury car

2020-02-26 18:07

The Office of the Public Protector is investigating the KwaZulu-Natal education department after a luxury BMW X7 was hired at a cost of R500 000 for just a few months.

Bid to unseat Mkhwebane heats up: DA submits 7 000 pages of 'evidence' to Modise

2020-02-21 18:01

The DA has submitted further 'evidence' to National Assembly Speaker Thandi Modise to strengthen the party's motion for the removal of Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane.

Kieswetter: No legal proof Zuma supports Public Protector's tax subpoena - report

2020-02-20 11:48

SARS commissioner Edward Kieswetter says there is no legal proof that former president Jacob Zuma supports Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane's subpoena for his tax records.

Zondo commission should be given limited extension - Mkhwebane

2020-02-16 19:10

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane believes the state capture inquiry should be granted an extension, but only for a "prescribed minimal period".

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