Bid to have Mkhwebane declared unfit for office to be heard next year

2019-10-22 19:14

An application from anti-corruption pressure group Accountability Now seeking to have Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane declared unfit for office will only be heard next year.

Mkhwebane: We have sad stories with happy endings but media is hell-bent on big cases

2019-10-14 22:30

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane claimed the good work done by her office is being overshadowed by media focusing more on matters involving the so-called high profile people.

McBride and IPID officials want Public Protector's report overturned on 18 grounds - report

2019-10-09 11:44

Former Independent Police Investigative Directorate head Robert McBride and other senior officials say Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane's report on the police watchdog should be overturned on at least 18 grounds, according to a report.

CR17 donation: 'No indication of money laundering', says FIC

2019-09-27 17:46

The Financial Intelligence Centre, which has become central to the Public Protector's adverse findings against President Cyril Ramaphosa, did not find any evidence of money laundering related to the president, it has emerged.

Madonsela: We should know who funds everyone in Parliament, not just Ramaphosa

2019-09-12 18:04

Former Public Protector Thuli Madonsela has said that details on who funds parliamentarians should not be limited to President Cyril Ramaphosa and the executive.

'I wish you all the best in getting the law right'- Mkhwebane, De Vos in snippy Twitter tussle

2019-09-01 13:13

Under fire Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane and constitutional law expert Professor Pierre De Vos have exchanged quippy barbs on Twitter over her position and their respective understandings of the law.

Modise irked by 'out of order' Mkhwebane, wants inquiry into Public Protector's fitness to hold office fast-tracked

2019-08-25 12:20

National Assembly Speaker Thandi Modise expressed concern over apparent delays in resolving how to probe Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane's fitness to hold office.

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.


It's a 'no' on donor-funding for Public Protector, but yes for crowdfunding for Busisiwe Mkhwebane

2019-10-18 21:21

While Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has in the past dismissed the idea of using donor funding for her office in an effort to protect its independence, she doesn't see fault in using the money raised in a crowdfunding project to help her pay for personal costs orders granted against her.

Mkhwebane hails staff for unqualified audit report: 'We must lead by example'

2019-10-09 21:38

Embattled Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has hailed her staff for her office receiving an unqualified audit opinion, which it has received for at least the past four years.

De Lille's sister resigns from public works post for 'ethical reasons'

2019-09-30 18:58

The sister of Public Works Minister Patricia de Lille, Cynthia Jeffreys, has resigned from the department as an assistant appointment secretary, a parliamentary reply has revealed.

Rules to fire heads of Chapter 9 institutions: Parliamentary subcommittee flags lack of clear definitions

2019-09-20 23:13

The parliamentary subcommittee tasked with the review of the National Assembly rules has raised concern over the lack of clear definitions relating to the ground upon which a Chapter 9 official can be removed.

Ramaphosa wants ConCourt to hear appeal against Gordhan ruling

2019-09-03 19:03

Although Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane withdrew her application to the Constitutional Court to appeal the judgment against her by Judge Sulet Potterill regarding remedial action against Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan, President Cyril Ramaphosa has called on the court to hear it anyway.

EXPLAINED: 5 questions answered on Parliament's process against the Public Protector

2019-09-01 07:03

Will she stay or will she be removed? There are still a few things that need to happen before Public Protector Busisiwe Mkwhebane's fate is sealed by Parliament.

Public Protector's 'counsel' helps Ramaphosa dodge Bosasa question

2019-08-22 18:52

By taking the advice of Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane, President Cyril Ramaphosa managed to dodge a question on corruption-accused Bosasa stuffing the ANC presidential campaign coffers.

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.

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