ARTICLES RELATING TO PUBLIC PROTECTOR

How Busisiwe Mkhwebane is hollowing out her office's moral authority

2018-04-19 12:35

From the beginning, Busisiwe Mkhwebane had the wrong priorities. Without showing she had an interest in what she was employed to do she asked the police to investigate Thuli Madonsela, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.

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.

Public Protector finds Brown 'inadvertently' misled Parliament about Eskom-Trillian

2018-02-23 06:50

The president now has 14 days to submit comments on the Public Protector’s report, and provide a report to Parliament on what action he will take against Brown.

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.

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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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Public Protector's website plagued by glitches

2017-11-09 19:03

The Office of the Public Protector says technicians are working to fix problems with the office's website after it went down on Thursday.

Kganyago's Best Governor award affirms SARB's good work - economist

2017-10-16 13:19

Reserve Bank governor Lesetja Kganyago has been named Central Bank Governor of the Year for Sub-Saharan Africa, which affirms the good work of the bank, says an economist.

DA calls on Zuma to suspend Mkhwebane while Parliament holds inquiry

2017-10-11 14:40

The DA has called on President Jacob Zuma to suspend Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane, while Parliament holds an inquiry into her conduct.

Public Protector's impartiality tainted - SARB

2017-09-12 16:41

A supplementary affidavit filed by the Reserve Bank reveals that the Public Protector’s meeting with the Presidency compromised the independence of her office.

DA vs Zuma over judicial commission of inquiry into state capture

2017-09-12 09:10

The DA and President Jacob Zuma are set to battle it out in court on whether the president can legally delay establishing a commission of inquiry into state capture.

 

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.

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.

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.

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".

Hearing of Bankorp-CIEX review to go ahead in December

2017-11-17 19:39

Public Protector Busiswe Mkhwebane’s counsel withrew an application for a postponement of the case.

Public Protector does not have powers to dictate to Zuma, court hears

2017-10-24 15:52

President Jacob Zuma's legal team has argued that former Public Protector Thuli Madonsela had no authority to call for a commission of inquiry into her State of Capture report.

DA to refer Brown to Public Protector over Eskom tenders

2017-10-15 13:43

This follows a Sunday Times report that Eskom awarded two contracts worth R1.2m to a company owned by Brown’s partner Ingrid Tufvesson, and two family members of Brown’s former personal assistant.

Impressions are everything, Madam Public Protector

2017-09-19 17:00

Why did the Public Protector initially refuse to give ABSA, one of the parties cited, a copy of the ABSA bailout report, only to relent at the threat of legal action, asks Phephelaphi Dube.

'Why does he have a problem with Chief Justice appointing judge' - DA vs Zuma

2017-09-12 15:26

President Jacob Zuma is essentially seeking a "restraining order" against the Public Protector’s remedial actions on state capture, the DA has argued in court.

Parliament welcomes court's call on Public Protector report

2017-08-16 18:00

Parliament has welcomed the decision of the North Gauteng High Court to set aside the report of the Public Protector.

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