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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.
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.
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.
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.
Former Public Protector Thuli Madonsela has said that details on who funds parliamentarians should not be limited to President Cyril Ramaphosa and the executive.
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.
National Assembly Speaker Thandi Modise expressed concern over apparent delays in resolving how to probe Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane's fitness to hold office.
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.
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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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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