Public Protector's office in financial trouble, MPs hear

2018-10-11 20:11

MPs have heard that the Office of the Public Protector failed to report on its financial statements in compliance with legislation, that there were material misstatements and irregular expenditure, and that its liabilities exceeded its assets.

Public Protector to probe Metrorail in the Western Cape

2018-09-03 11:41

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane is expected to probe alleged mismanagement by Metrorail in the Western Cape, following complaints.

Cele to challenge Public Protector's findings that SAPS failed to protect whistleblowers

2018-08-16 17:41

It has been reported that the Public Protector found that Cele and the police failed to protect two whistleblowers who exposed the corruption that led to the murder of former ANCYL secretary general Sindiso Magaqa.

ConCourt grants Mkhwebane direct access to appeal personal costs order

2018-07-24 10:04

The Constitutional Court has granted Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane direct access to challenge the constitutionality of the personal costs order made against her.

'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".

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 to probe alleged fishy business at fisheries dept

2018-10-02 20:04

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane is to investigate alleged corruption in the Department of Forestry and Fisheries after a request from chairperson of the Western Cape legislature's committee for economic development, Beverley Schafer.

Audit watchdog chair fights Public Protector

2018-08-19 06:03

The chairperson of the local audit watchdog, Abel Dlamini says Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane is victim of ‘self-induced ignorance’ and ‘dishonesty’.

Public Protector wilts as SANDF, minister stick to guns

2018-08-12 07:19

Defiant Defence and Military Veterans’ Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula and the SA National Defence Force (SANDF) have stuck to their guns and refused to implement Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane’s remedial action.

DA caucus says Public Protector’s report on Zille must go to ‘another post box’

2018-07-04 22:13

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane's report on Western Cape premier Helen Zille's tweets about colonialism will not be entertained by the provincial legislature, says DA chief whip Mark Wiley.

Mkhwebane's critics must prove 'incompetence' – Mthembu

2018-06-14 19:05

The ANC chief whip has questioned the onslaught of criticism heaped on the Public Protector following high-profile court judgments against some of her reports.

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.

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