Public Protector spends R15m defending reports taken on judicial review

2018-04-17 17:55

The office of the Public Protector has had to spend more than R15m over the last four financial years defending various reports that have been taken on judicial review, MPs have heard.

Public Protector to approach higher court over Bankorp-CIEX costs order

2018-03-29 16:07

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane plans to approach the Supreme Court of Appeal after she was ordered to pay a portion of the costs SARB incurred in a court case related to the Bankorp-CIEX matter.

Public Protector shares 17 boxes of files with state capture inquiry

2018-03-26 13:43

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has shared 17 boxes of documents, emanating from her state capture commission investigation, with Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo, as he prepares for the upcoming judicial commission of inquiry into state capture.

'I committed to serving SA' – Mkhwebane won't resign

2018-03-06 17:24

Told by the EFF to do the 'honourable thing" and quit like former President Jacob Zuma, Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has responded by declaring her commitment to serving the people of South Africa.

Gigaba hears, 'How the hell can we believe you?'

2018-02-21 18:11

The DA has laid a formal complaint with Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane, requesting her to probe Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba for allegedly lying under oath during court proceedings.

Renewed calls for Public Protector Mkhwebane to be removed from office

2018-02-18 06:01

A scathing High Court judgment in the Bankorp-CIEX case has resurrected calls for the removal of Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane from office on the basis that 'she misconstrued her powers and is grossly incompetent'.

FULL JUDGMENT: Public Protector report on ABSA bailout set aside

2018-02-16 15:26

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane's Bankorp-CIEX report, where ABSA was ordered to pay R1.125bn, was set aside on Friday by the North Gauteng High Court.

Public Protector Mkhwebane displeased with justice committee

2018-02-12 19:39

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has set the record straight on a Portfolio Committee on Justice and Correctional Services decision to summon her to appear before it in connection with her work.

Public Protector's Vrede report 'an insult to intelligence of all South Africans' - SAFTU

2018-02-10 09:16

The South African Federation of Trade Unions has strongly condemned the Vrede Integrated Dairy Project report by Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane into allegations of maladministration against the Free State Department of Agriculture.

Public Protector quietly releases Vrede dairy report, finds 'gross negligence'

2018-02-09 11:01

The Public Protector has quietly released a report on the Vrede dairy project in the Free State, highlighting procurement irregularities, "gross negligence" and maladministration.


Mkhwebane to launch fresh probe into politicians' roles in Estina matter

2018-04-17 13:53

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has told MPs that her office will open a new case file to probe the role of politicians and individuals in the Estina dairy farm matter.

Court dismisses Public Protector's appeal on Bankorp-CIEX costs order

2018-03-28 16:21

Court has dismissed Busisiwe Mkhwebane's application for leave to appeal a previous judgment that she personally pay 15% of the costs incurred by the SARB in the long-running Bankorp-CIEX matter.

Madonsela: Don't let angst over Public Protector destroy the office

2018-03-07 21:40

Former Public Protector Thuli Madonsela has urged critics of Busisiwe Mkhwebane to be mindful of the potential consequences for the office.

Parliamentary committee's showdown with Mkhwebane now Tuesday

2018-03-02 11:40

A showdown is expected in Parliament next week when Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane will finally face MPs to account for her widely criticised Vrede dairy report.

OUTA calls on Public Protector to step down following Bankorp-CIEX ruling

2018-02-20 20:00

The anti-corruption advocacy group has called on Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane to step down in the wake of a court ruling last week.

Scathing judgment may put Mkhwebane's job in jeopardy

2018-02-17 08:00

A scathing judgment could lay the foundation for evicting Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane from office, after the court found she did not have a proper understanding of what her job entails.

Committee postpones meeting with Public Protector on Vrede dairy project

2018-02-13 17:51

The parliamentary committee which summoned Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane to appear before it to discuss her Vrede dairy farm project report, has postponed the meeting.

Mkhwebane summoned to Parly for urgent meeting on Vrede report

2018-02-11 21:35

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has been summoned to appear in Parliament to explain her statements in recent weeks over the Vrede Diary Farm report.

Mkhwebane's Vrede report a 'mind boggling whitewash' - DA

2018-02-09 17:24

Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane has labelled the conclusions of Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane's report into the Vrede dairy project a "mind boggling whitewash".

Public Protector takes on FSB boss

2018-02-04 06:00

Malema accuses Dube Tshidi of corruption, extortion, fraud,bullying, intimidation and mismanagement of the regulator.

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