'Mkhwebane hellbent on protecting ANC corruption' - DA fires back at PP on Vrede report review

2018-06-18 16:52

The DA has fired back at Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane after she said in court papers that the party's challenge of her report on the Estina dairy farm project was "steeped in politics".

MPs to wait for Mkhwebane's reply before deciding on inquiry

2018-06-13 16:45

Despite an indication from the Public Protector that the committee does not need her input before deciding on an inquiry against her, MPs have agreed to wait to hear from her.

R100k alleged porn bill: Top Limpopo govt official must pay back the money - PP

2018-06-11 19:28

Limpopo legislature deputy speaker Lehlogonolo Masoga has been found guilty of improper conduct and maladministration by the Public Protector after running up a cellphone bill of over R100 000.

AS IT HAPPENED: Mkhwebane calls for 'appropriate action' to hold Zille 'accountable' for colonialism tweets

2018-06-11 15:30

In one of several reports released by the Public Protector, Busisiwe Mkhwebane says they have recommended remedial action that the Western Cape provincial legislature must take to hold Premier Helen Zille 'accountable' for controversial tweets about colonialism.

Renewed Public Protector inquiry discussions delayed after Mkhwebane no-show

2018-06-06 15:08

Busisiwe Mkhwebane has told Parliament that she could not attend the meeting to due to a 'family emergency'.

Public Protector asked to step in to probe allegations of housing list corruption after Parkwood protests

2018-05-24 17:29

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has been asked to probe claims of housing list corruption, says SA Human Rights Commission commissioner Chris Nissen.

Fresh row over Busi’s hiring of Mahlangu

2018-05-06 06:00

Colleagues dismayed CEO got the job even though he was dismissed from another state department.

Public Protector lashes out at Casac claims that Vrede dairy farm report was 'watered down'

2018-04-30 17:50

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has hit out Casac's Lawson Naidoo over an affidavit, claiming she protected politicians during her probe into the Vrede dairy farm scandal.

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.


Mkhwebane 'shocked, disturbed' at criticism of Zille report

2018-06-13 17:59

Mkhwebane says according to the law, when a complaint is laid she is obliged to investigate.

Mkhwebane apologises to MPs for skipping meeting

2018-06-13 11:47

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has apologised in person to MPs on the Portfolio Committee on Justice for missing a scheduled meeting.

Zille's tweet on colonialism violates Constitution - Public Protector

2018-06-11 16:39

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has found that a tweet about colonialism by Western Cape Premier Helen Zille is in violation of the Constitution.

Makhosi Khoza: Mkhwebane has been a huge disappointment

2018-06-07 17:32

Makhosi Khoza, who chaired the ad hoc committee that appointed Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane, says she understands the general "regret" expressed by some opposition parties over her performance.

MPs fume as Mkhwebane requests late postponement of meeting

2018-06-06 11:52

MPs have demanded a full explanation for the postponement with a DA MP labelling the Public Protector's explanation for missing the meeting "flimsy".

Public Protector warns Eastern Cape DG after being branded ‘idiotic’

2018-05-21 21:59

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has cautioned Eastern Cape provincial government director general, Marion Mbina-Mthembu, that insulting her office could land her in hot water.

Government is overrun by corruption, yet where is the Public Service Commission?

2018-05-03 10:58

The Public Service Commission is not there when it is needed most, yet it exists and taxpayers are funding its operations. Surely, this cannot be, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.

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.

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