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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.
Funds allocated for the provision of running water, electricity, sanitation, ablution facilities and the replacement of mud-schools, as well as the refurbishment of hospitals, was wasted by Eastern Cape provincial government officials under the cover of late president Nelson Mandela's funeral in 2013.
South Africa’s banking sector is becoming a battleground between President Jacob Zuma’s patronage-driven ANC and those opposing that faction, according to two analysts.
Former ANC Member of Parliament Vytjie Mentor has blasted new Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane over claims that she lodged a complaint over the release of an audiotape in the state of capture investigations.
Former public protector Thuli Madonsela has warned the new Public Protector not to allow herself to be the president’s protector amid revelations that she (Madonsela) is the subject of an investigation by that office.
ANC Secretary General Gwede Mantashe has cautioned new public protector Busisiwe Mkhewebane from trying to be a media darling, but instead suggested she should focus on her work.
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.
#PublicProtector has been trending, following reports that Busisiwe Mkhwebane won't oppose SARB's review application after she called for its constitutional mandate to be changed.
Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has denied claims that she has opened a case against her predecessor, Thuli Madonsela.
A criminal charge has been laid against former public protector Thuli Madonsela – by the new head of the office Busisiwe Mkhwebane, after receiving “a complaint from the president”.
As Busisiwe Mkhwebane's first week as Public Protector comes to an end it became clearer that she has no qualms about throwing her predecessor under the bus, writes Janet Heard.
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