It's one thing to focus on SA's long-term prospects. Be careful not to miss the forest for the trees. But what's to be done when the forest suddenly goes up in flames? asks Ron Derby.
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Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has placed the head of her Free State office on precautionary suspension after he wrote an official letter calling on her to resign.
Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has said courts are being abused by politicians.
The DA says it is "unsurprised" by Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane's statement in which she labels the parliamentary process to consider her removal "unconstitutional".
Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane maintains she does have the power to obtain former president Jacob Zuma's tax information from the South African Revenue Service (SARS) whose refusal to provide it could result in "criminal sanctions".
Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has welcomed the Gauteng High Court's dismissal of former Western Cape premier Helen Zille's application to have her report on Zille's controversial colonialism tweets reviewed and set aside.
While lawyers for president Cyril Ramaphosa argued he is justified in putting remedial action against Minister Pravin Gordhan on hold, the public protector's legal team said the president must take action against the minister of public enterprises.
There are no signs the Constitutional Court is preparing to deliver judgment in the case between Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane and the South African Reserve Bank in the Absa-Bankorp lifeboat matter.
The Financial Sector Conduct Authority has filed papers to review and set aside a report which it contends was conducted in bad faith by Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane after she made findings of impropriety and maladministration against it.
Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has attempted to clarify her reasons for not sending a delegation to Parliament in her stead, after she requested a late postponement due to a "family emergency".
ANC secretary general Ace Magashule and former Cabinet minister Mosebenzi Zwane are to face a fresh probe into their roles in the Estina dairy farm matter.
This is the third judgment which has gone against Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane in a big case.
Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has denied allegations of interference made by the Public Servants Association.
Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has reflected on the work her office has done this past year, saying it received positive feedback from the Auditor General and that much of the backlog in the office is clear. However, the personal costs order which the Constitutional Court granted against her is a low point.
Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane says Minister of State Security Ayanda Dlodlo has handed her a redacted version of the Inspector General of Intelligence (IGI) report, which found that the so-called SARS "rogue unit" was unlawful.
The former head of the Free State department of agriculture, Peter Thabethe, has told the commission of inquiry into state capture that he had been summoned by the Public Protector's office last week to give evidence about the Estina dairy farm case.
The matter relates to a report issued by the Public Protector in late May, which found that the then finance minister was not authorised to approve the early retirement with full benefits of ex-SARS deputy commissioner Ivan Pillay in 2010
Oupa Segalwa was responding to a statement by the Financial Sector Conduct Authority, which argued a public protector report was reviewable due to either perceived bias or 'gross incompetence and negligence'.
Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane is considering appealing the Gauteng High Court in Pretoria's ruling of setting aside her Estina Dairy Farm Project report, her office has said.
The ANC in Tshwane has called on Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane to release her findings into the appointment of the city's chief of staff.
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