Cosatu hits out at 'ill-qualified' Mkwebane, asks Ramaphosa to halt acting on her reports for now

2019-05-24 21:42

President Cyril Ramaphosa should set aside all Public Protector Busisiwe Mkwebane reports until her competency and trustworthiness has been ascertained, says Cosatu.

ANALYSIS: High court leaves Parliament little choice but to investigate Mkhwebane

2019-05-21 05:00

The picture emerging from the High Court judgment in the Estina/Vrede dairy project matter – and compounded by the Absa-Bankorp-SARB judgment – is that the Public Protector is at best incompetent and negligent, and at worst calculating and devious.

It seems the Office of the Public Protector does exist... but does it function as it should?

2019-04-26 10:18

What about the tens of thousands of learners who have experienced sexual harassment and abuse at schools while government institutions stood by and did nothing?

Gordhan's lawyers hit out at Public Protector over 'rogue unit' probe

2019-04-23 21:52

Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan's lawyers say they are yet to receive correspondence from the Public Protector's office about an extension their client was granted.

From Batohi to Kieswetter to Mkhwebane: Are our institutions up to the task?

2019-04-16 05:00

The imperative to restorate the integrity of key institutions dictates that by the end of this year at the very least, cases must have been brought to court and convictions obtained, writes Serjeant at the Bar.

Mboweni files papers in Public Protector case

2019-03-04 21:14

Minister of Finance Tito Mboweni has filed papers seeking the review and setting aside of the Public Protector's findings against Treasury's DG Dondo Mogajane.

OVERVIEW: 'Maladministration is a fertile ground for corruption' - Mkhwebane names and shames state organs that defy her directives

2019-02-28 14:29

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane addresses the media to name and shame organs of state that defy her remedial action directives at the Public Protector House in Pretoria.

Mboweni: 'Speedy' Mogajane is a good Christian, but the Public Protector is a problem

2019-02-20 15:00

Finance Minister Tito Mboweni said he had full confidence in Treasury's Director-General Dondo Mogajane, and that he was reviewing Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane's recommendation of remedial action on Mogajane's appointment.

An insult to the Office of Public Protector

2018-12-19 16:19

The latest report of the Public Protector on a matter involving me (just like a range of other reports) is, in my view, ignorant of the law, impervious to logic and agenda-driven, writes Helen Zille.

5 things you need to know about the Public Protector's investigation into Minister Pravin Gordhan

2018-11-12 15:56

Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan has been subpoenaed to appear before the Public Protector on Wednesday. Here's what we know so far about the investigation.


Gordhan fights Mkhwebane's report: 'Public Protector has once again erred'

2019-05-24 18:30

Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan plans to institute immediate review proceedings against the Public Protector's report and findings, including the proposed remedial action.

Public Protector seeks Ramaphosa's intervention in SARS probe

2019-05-06 19:21

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has written to President Cyril Ramaphosa seeking his intervention to get Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan to cooperate in her office's probe into the SARS rogue unit, according to a Business Day report.

Public Protector: We're not fighting with Gordhan, we want to help him clear his name

2019-04-25 15:40

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane says she is attempting to help Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan clear his name, but added the response of Gordhan's attorneys to her probe was "very concerning".

Reserve Bank governor again slams Public Protector in speech on central bank independence

2019-04-16 19:58

Lesetja Kganyago has again hit out at Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane for displaying a 'flagrant disregard of the law' when she ordered the Constitution be changed in 2017 to alter the mandate of the SA Reserve Bank.

Transport dept failed to protect commuters using illegally converted panel vans - Pubic Protector

2019-03-28 18:24

The Public Protector has found that the Department of Transport failed to take effective and efficient measures to ensure commuters were safe while travelling in panel vans that were illegally converted into minibus taxis.

Mboweni seeks court order to set aside Public Protector remedial action against Mogajane

2019-03-01 15:27

Finance Minister Tito Mboweni has filed a court application to set aside Public Protector Busiswe Mkhwebane's remedial action against Treasury's Director General Dondo Mogajane.

Mkhwebane takes on Mboweni over Treasury DG remarks

2019-02-20 17:35

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane says she is not pleased with Finance Minister Tito Mboweni's comments which she says trivialises her remedial action concerning Treasury Director General Dondo Mogajane.

President initiates remedial action on Mogajane appointment

2019-02-11 11:38

President Cyril Ramaphosa has initiated remedial action in line with the report of the Public Protector on the appointment of Treasury DG Dondo Mogajane.

Personal cost order will set bad precedent for public office, Public Protector tells ConCourt

2018-11-27 14:32

The "punitive personal costs" sought against Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane over her legal bid to defend her Bankorp report could set a bad precedent for the public office, lawyers for the Public Protector argued on Tuesday.

Gordhan's meeting with me has nothing to do with State Capture Inquiry - Mkhwebane

2018-11-12 13:06

Public Enterprise Minister Pravin Gordhan will appear before the Public Protector Busiswe Mkhwebane on Wednesday November 14.

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