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The country needs a Public Protector who protects the public from corruption and maladministration and it needs one as soon as Covid-19 passes and Parliament reconvenes, writes Serjeant at the Bar.
The number of reports successfully reviewed cannot be used to determine her competence or incompetence, Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has argued in an affidavit.
Some members of the ANC and opposition parties are urging the Public Protector, Busisiwe Mkhwebane, to challenge the damning judgment against her handed down by the Gauteng High Court in Pretoria on Tuesday.
The EFF says it will appeal the scathing North Gauteng High Court judgment in favour of President Cyril Ramaphosa in the investigation by Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane into his CR17 campaign.
This is the third report the Public Protector has had set aside by the courts and, in what is emerging as a trend with major investigations she has undertaken, the court again struck hammer blows to Busisiwe Mkhwebane's credibility as an investigator.
Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane must do the honourable thing and step aside, say high-ranking ANC figures and the party's alliance partner the SACP.
Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane displayed a lack of basic understanding of the law and was reckless in reaching serious findings against President Cyril Ramaphosa in her report into the CR17 campaign.
Former police minister Nathi Nhleko was apparently spotted at the offices of Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane last week to interview for the recently vacated position of CEO.
The DA has submitted further 'evidence' to National Assembly Speaker Thandi Modise to strengthen the party's motion for the removal of Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane.
A veteran Public Protector official is the latest to make damning disclosures over Busisiwe Mkhwebane’s conduct. She has repeatedly dismissed such allegations as the ramblings of disaffected staff – and did so again in this case.
The EFF has filed an application for leave to appeal a damning judgment in the Gauteng High Court in Pretoria last month setting aside Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane's report into President Cyril Ramaphosa's CR17 campaign.
If this was the only judgment against the Public Protector's reports, one might be entitled to consider that this was an aberration. Sadly, this is not the first time that a court has made a similar finding, writes Serjeant at the Bar.
The North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria's full-Bench judgment in the CR17-Bosasa case entrenched Parliament's powers, saved the legislature from having to do the impossible and provided further "evidence" for the removal proceedings of Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane.
The Gauteng High Court in Pretoria on Tuesday set aside Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane’s report into President Cyril Ramaphosa and his CR17 campaign in a scathing judgment.
National Assembly Speaker Thandi Modise is "pleased" with the decision of a full Bench of the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria to set aside Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane's report into President Cyril Ramaphosa's relationship with Bosasa.
The Presidency has welcomed the Gauteng High Court in Pretoria ruling setting aside Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane’s CR17 report on political donations.
National Assembly Speaker Thandi Modise is satisfied that the DA's new motion for proceedings to be initiated to remove Busisiwe Mkhwebane as Public Protector complies with the Rules of the National Assembly.
National Assembly Speaker Thandi Modise is considering another DA motion to remove Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane after the previous motion was withdrawn and another submitted.
SARS commissioner Edward Kieswetter says there is no legal proof that former president Jacob Zuma supports Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane's subpoena for his tax records.
Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane believes the state capture inquiry should be granted an extension, but only for a "prescribed minimal period".
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