Ramaphosa campaign: Lobbyists upset over discrepencies in payments - report

2019-08-18 16:18

While details of who received what in relation to Cyril Ramaphosa's campaign to become president of the ANC continue to be shared on social media, City Press is reporting that disparity in payments among campaigners is causing rifts.

Bullying the Public Protector will create 'civil war', says pro-Mkhwebane group

2019-08-15 18:50

Just a day after a group calling itself Concerned South Africans announced its intention to march against Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane, another group said it will be marching in support of the office.

EXPLAINED: The politics of the Cyril Ramaphosa campaign for ANC leadership

2019-08-13 07:52

What do we know about President Cyril Ramaphosa’s ANC election campaign? And what does it mean? Hopefully this guide helps you understand what the state of play is.

Court rules in Ramaphosa's favour, grants interdict against Public Protector's remedial action

2019-08-12 10:53

The Gauteng High Court in Pretoria has granted President Cyril Ramaphosa an interim interdict to stay Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane's remedial action stemming from her investigation into a R500 000 donation to his ANC presidential campaign.

Beyond the green shoots...don't ignore the red flags

2019-08-11 07:59

South Africa is in a dire state, says Mandy Wiener. President Cyril Ramaphosa and those in his inner circle can’t be oblivious to these red flags dominating the desolate landscape of the country at the moment. What we need now more than ever is strong leadership, beyond dreams of fast trains and hi-tech smart cities.

They had no right to interview my mother - Public Protector

2019-08-05 18:50

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has told EyeWitness News the media had no right to approach her mother in the midst of her legal battles with President Cyril Ramaphosa and Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan.

Mahumapelo on wrist watch gift claim from Mkhwebane: 'No wrist watch, just a wall clock from the Office of the Public Protector'

2019-08-01 16:13

Former North West premier Supra Mahumapelo clarified how he came to receive a watch from the Office of the Public Protector.

Ramaphosa raises 'grave concerns' about Public Protector's grasp of the law - report

2019-08-01 08:48

President Cyril Ramaphosa has reportedly raised "grave concerns" about Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane's grasp of the law in court papers.

The DA's case for the Public Protector and against Busisiwe Mkhwebane

2019-08-01 05:00

Nothing has changed regarding the constitutional mandate of the Public Protector. The office is still “one of the most invaluable constitutional gifts to our nation” and the DA will continue to refer complaints to it, writes John Steenhuisen.

Helen Zille on the 'dilemma' the DA faces with controversial Public Protector

2019-07-27 15:53

Former DA leader and Western Cape premier Helen Zille says the DA faces a 'dilemma' with the Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane.


EFF says one of its MPs admitted to receiving money from Ramaphosa campaign

2019-08-18 15:20

EFF Member of Parliament (MP) Tebogo Mokwele has claimed she received R40 000 from the much talked about CR17 campaign, the political party confirmed in a statement on Sunday.

Eastern Cape ANC also stands behind Ramaphosa's ANC presidency campaign, slams 'wedge drivers'

2019-08-15 16:09

There were no party policy transgressions in the organisational lobbying processes leading up to the ANC's 2017 Nasrec national elective conference, Eastern Cape secretary Lulama Ngcukayitobi says.

Still unclear if courts will seal parts of Public Protector's Bosasa report

2019-08-12 19:16

While President Cyril Ramaphosa managed to secure an interim interdict to stay Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane's remedial action in her Bosasa report - it is still unclear whether the Gauteng High Court in Pretoria will allow certain documents in the report to be sealed.

CR17 campaign paid high-ranking politicians including a minister and deputy minister, report claims

2019-08-11 12:50

A group of politicians, including a minister and a deputy minister, were seemingly paid millions for their role in President’s Cyril Ramaphosa's 2017 ANC presidential campaign, according to a newspaper report.

Bosasa report: Public Protector won't fight Ramaphosa's interdict bid, but she's 'not backing down'

2019-08-07 12:28

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane will not oppose President Cyril Ramaphosa's urgent court application for an interim interdict against her Bosasa report.

PICS: Public Protector appeals to higher power in fight against detractors

2019-08-05 16:39

Public Protector advocate Busisiwe Mkwhebane has sought divine intervention as her detractors grow in number and adverse judicial findings against her accumulate.

AS IT HAPPENED | Judgment reserved, ruling expected next week

2019-08-01 09:54

The public protector is opposing the president's request to delay implementing remedial action against Minister Pravin Gordhan over a pension payout to the former SARS deputy commissioner Ivan Pillay in 2010.

'What did she do to deserve this?' - Public Protector's family worried about her legal fees

2019-08-01 07:00

Family members of Public Protector advocate Busisiwe Mkhwebane say they are concerned about how she will manage to pay 15% of the South African Reserve Bank’s legal fees in the ABSA/Bankorp matter.

EXPLAINER: Report does NOT prove Mkhwebane took Gupta cash, but something is brewing

2019-07-31 18:24

On Tuesday, global anti-corruption journalism outfit, OCCRP, dropped a bombshell story about a $5 000 (about R70 000) payment from a Hong Kong bank to Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane's bank account, apparently flagged as part of a Gupta-linked network.

Act swiftly and fearlessly against Mkhwebane, National Assembly urged

2019-07-26 22:25

The Helen Suzman Foundation is the latest in an ever-growing list of civil society organisations and political formations to call on Parliament to speed up an inquiry into Busisiwe Mkhwebane's fitness to continue as Public Protector.

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