George Claassen asks if it was unfair to name Mallett at all in a case of alleged misconduct that clearly has no relevance to him?
In the weeks leading up to the ANC's national elective conference at Nasrec in December 2017, a sophisticated listening device went missing from the highly secure State Security Agency's headquarters.
Former Independent Police Investigative Directorate boss Robert McBride has accused Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane's recent report into allegations of maladministration against him as an "erosion of IPID's independence".
President Cyril Ramaphosa says "issues" with the Public Protector are par for the course and these "political things" are not distracting him from his job.
Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane says she is only accountable to Parliament after anti-corruption group Accountability Now laid a complaint against her, with her own office.
The SACP has reiterated its call for Parliament to institute an inquiry into Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane's fitness to hold office.
The Office of the Public Protector has denied Busisiwe Mkhwebane has any relationship with Umkhonto weSizwe Military Veterans official Carl Niehaus after claims emerged that a photo, which was shared on social media and political WhatsApp groups, showed the two meeting at a restaurant.
The review of the Public Protector's report will be significant for democracy. If Ramaphosa is held accountable for not declaring campaign funding, a long line of others must be held to the same standard, writes Sipho Pityana.
President Cyril Ramaphosa will brief the nation on Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane's report on allegations that he violated the Executive Ethics Code of conduct related to a Bosasa donation.
Mkhwebane reflected on various instances where subjects of her investigation refused to submit themselves to accountability processes and instead opted to rather discredit her.
This week on POLOTIKI, we look at the raging battle between the Public Protector and Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan. Listen.
The police, including the Hawks, are not aware of any complaints surrounding Project Snowman and Project Broken Arrow – two projects of the so-called "rogue unit" at the SA Revenue Service, cited as alleged evidence of wrongdoing against Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan.
Parliament's Rules Committee is expected to devise a process for the removal of the Public Protector.
More woes for the Public Protector has come in the form of a ruling of the Gauteng High Court in Pretoria, which found that her office as well as she is responsible for some of the legal costs in her personal capacity in the Vrede dairy farm matter.
International investors are "bewildered" by attacks on President Cyril Ramaphosa and Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan, Lord Peter Hain told Fin24 on Tuesday.
The legal team adds that Gordhan doubts the Public Protector's "competence, integrity, legal literacy and Constitutional grasp of her powers, duties and functions".
The Constitutional Court's decision to uphold a cost order against Busisiwe Mkhwebane only adds to the embattled Public Protector's woes. Here are five of the biggest challenges she and her office are currently facing.
The EFF has called on President Cyril Ramaphosa to take a leave of absence while the Public Protector's report into his campaign finances is subjected to a court review.
Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane's findings against President Cyril Ramaphosa will have enormous consequences for a head of state that constructed his whole campaign on fighting graft, rolling back capture and restoring faith in the rule of law.
Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has filed an answering affidavit in the legal tussle with Minister of Public Enterprises Pravin Gordhan, which he lodged in a bid to have her remedial action against him reviewed.
SACP first deputy general-secretary Solly Mapaila made the comments hours after Pravin Gordhan faced a standoff from EFF members who stormed the floor in a public enterprises committee meeting while he delivered his budget vote.
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