Parliament: Public Protector issuing 'conflicting and confusing' messages on state capture

2018-01-20 14:20

Parliament’s Portfolio Committee on Justice and Correctional Services has expressed its concern with the 'conflicting and confusing' messages being relayed by the office of the Public Protector regarding the remedial action recommended by her predecessor.

Churches threaten to act against Mkhwebane over state capture inquiry

2018-01-16 12:04

The SA Council of Churches has threatened to act against Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane if she fails to explain her call for the terms of reference for the state capture inquiry to be expanded.

Madonsela hits back at Mkhwebane over 'scope creep'

2018-01-11 12:33

The former and current public protectors differ sharply about what the Zondo Commission into state capture should investigate.

Mandla Mandela 'dismayed' by Public Protector's findings in funeral fiasco

2017-12-13 22:58

Mandla Mandela has expressed his "utter indignation and dismay" at corruption allegations surrounding the arrangements of the funeral of his grandfather, former president Nelson Mandela.

Judgment reserved on Bankorp-CIEX matter

2017-12-07 12:40

Judgment on the Bankorp-CIEX report has been reserved and the court will endeavour to deliver judgment early 2018.

Top reads on Fin24: Steinhoff CEO quits, SARB lawyer slams Mkhwebane and Eskom inquiry adjourns

2017-12-06 18:14

ICYMI: A roundup of Wednesday's must-read financial and economic news.

SARB lawyer climbs into Mkhwebane, says she misled, disrespected the court

2017-12-06 12:06

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane’s conduct during the litigation process of the Bankorp-CIEX report was disrespectful to the law and the courts, the SARB’s counsel has argued.

PP report into Vrede diary farm project delayed because of ANC conference - Maimane

2017-12-05 19:59

DA leader Mmusi Maimane is questioning whether Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane is deliberately withholding the release of a report into the Vrede dairy farm project, ahead of the upcoming ANC elective conference.

5 things to know about the Public Protector's report into unlawful spending at Mandela funeral

Today marks the 4th anniversary of Nelson Mandela's death. Public Protector, Busisiwe Mkhwebane, delivered a report on the misappropriation of funds at the funeral. Watch.

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Court to review Bankorp-CIEX report on apartheid bailout money

2017-12-05 10:03

A court will review the Public Protector’s report on apartheid bailout money for Bankorp which was bought by ABSA, to determine if there are still monies outstanding to the Reserve Bank.


#News24 ICYMI: Public Protector says state capture probe hindered by poor funding; ‘Boere’ voice note goes viral; and London zoo honours Meghan Markle

2018-01-18 18:18

Tighter water restrictions are set for Capetonians, see how smart South African scam artists are, and Zimbabwe’s central bank chief criticises the country’s top hotels and safaris.

State capture inquiry: Mkhwebane's actions 'reflect captured person' – SACP

2018-01-11 17:39

The SACP says Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane's actions "reflect an embedded if not captured person" in response to her statement on the commission of inquiry into state capture that President Jacob Zuma has announced.

State capture inquiry: Mkhwebane differs with Madonsela on terms of reference

2018-01-10 19:00

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has shared a different view than her predecessor Thuli Madonsela on the terms of reference of the judicial commission of inquiry into state capture.

Bankorp-CIEX case in 10 quotes

2017-12-08 21:10

This week the court heard how the Public Protector failed to “apply her mind” during the Bankorp-CIEX probe and possibly breached the Constitution. Fin24 wraps up the top 10 quotes heard in the case.

Bankorp’s lifeboat was unlawful – PP’s counsel

2017-12-07 12:05

The Public Protector’s counsel has argued that the lifeboat extended by the SARB to Bankorp, which was facing insolvency during the apartheid era, was unlawful.

SARB’s attack could cost Mkhwebane her job, PP counsel argues

2017-12-06 14:50

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane’s legal counsel has argued that the SARB has launched a personal attack on her integrity which could cost Mkhwebane her job.

Gigaba should appoint a task team for state funerals - Public Protector

2017-12-05 21:13

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane points to poor planning in national, provincial and local government as the key to wasteful expenditure during the former president Nelson Mandela's funeral.

Mkhwebane ditched ABSA to meet BLF instead, court hears

2017-12-05 15:25

Instead of granting ABSA its request for a meeting, the Public Protector chose to meet with other parties - including ABSA’s adversary BLF - before finalising the Bankorp-CIEX report.

Bankorp-CIEX: Court rejects Open Secrets' intervention bid

2017-12-05 12:08

The court review of the Bankorp-CIEX report started with non-profit company Open Secrets presenting its case to be admitted as a friend of the court.

Mandela funeral 'spending irregularities': Mkhwebane to release report

2017-12-04 05:07

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane is set to release a report on expenditure incurred in the preparation for the funeral of later former president Nelson Mandela.

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