The battle to remove Gordhan and ultimately President Cyril Ramaphosa from office is in full swing, writes Adriaan Basson.
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Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly Lechesa Tsenoli says Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane’s remedial orders in the Bosasa report overreached on the powers of Parliament.
Advocate Busisiwe Mkhwebane has dismissed claims that critical information implicating ANC secretary general Ace Magashule and former minister Mosebenzi Zwane in the Vrede dairy farm scheme was removed from the Public Protector's report by her instruction.
The South African Reserve Bank has hit back at Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane, saying it already responded to her in September and is awaiting her feedback regarding the VBS Mutual Bank saga, according to a report.
An inquiry into Public Protector Busisiwe Mkwhebane's fitness to hold office is one step closer to reality after the National Assembly's Rules Committee adopted draft rules for the removal of the head of a Chapter 9 institution.
The South African Communist Party has condemned allegations of wrongdoing regarding a Public Protector investigation into its deputy national chairperson, Thulas Nxesi.
Non-profit organisation #UniteBehind has slammed Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane for what it has termed as her failure to adhere to her constitutional mandate to investigate complaints fully to uncover the truth.
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.
Lawyers acting for President Cyril Ramaphosa in his legal battle against Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane say she is driven by a "reckless determination to malign" him, Business Day reports.
Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane’s controversial June 2017 order directing Parliament to amend the Constitution to change the mandate of the South African Reserve Bank was handed to her on a piece of paper by a State Security Agency official.
The apex court will hear oral arguments in the latest round of the case that has pitted the public protector against the minister of public enterprises.
Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane is investigating a senior cabinet minister amid allegations that he irregularly appointed 18 political allies to government jobs, including five women said to be in romantic affairs with him, the Sunday Times has reportied.
The EFF has told the Gauteng High Court in Pretoria that an application by State Security Minister Ayanda Dlodlo to have a top-secret Inspector General of Intelligence (IGI) report kept secret is an abuse of judicial resources.
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.
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