In the absence of a credible opposition party to challenge the ANC, perhaps the IMF is best placed to help the party, writes Ayabulela Dlakavu.
The ANC caucus will for the first time since the sixth Parliament was inaugurated, deliberate on an issue that has far-reaching implications for our democracy: the removal from office of the Public Protector, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.
The DA's outgoing federal executive chairperson James Selfe says the party has been warned that it cannot just rely on adverse court findings against embattled Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane to have her booted out of office.
Inept, negligent and contemptuous of taxpayers. The credibility and reputation of Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane was on Thurday dealt another blow when the Gauteng High Court made a personal costs order against her – the second in as many weeks. A parliamentary inquiry cannot be far off.
The crowdfunding campaign to raise money for Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane's legal costs has gained momentum, surpassing the R100 000 mark.
The Gauteng High Court in Pretoria will today rule on the urgent application brought by President Cyril Ramaphosa against the Public Protector in the matter relating to Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan and former deputy tax boss Ivan Pillay.
Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane will not oppose President Cyril Ramaphosa's urgent court application for an interim interdict against her Bosasa report.
Leaked emails from the heart of President Cyril Ramaphosa’s successful 2017 ANC presidential campaign reveal the names of some of his potential donors and undermine the defence that Ramaphosa was kept at arm's length of his funders
While lawyers for president Cyril Ramaphosa argued he is justified in putting remedial action against Minister Pravin Gordhan on hold, the public protector's legal team said the president must take action against the minister of public enterprises.
Nothing has changed regarding the constitutional mandate of the Public Protector. The office is still “one of the most invaluable constitutional gifts to our nation” and the DA will continue to refer complaints to it, writes John Steenhuisen.
The legal team adds that Gordhan doubts the Public Protector's "competence, integrity, legal literacy and Constitutional grasp of her powers, duties and functions".
South Africans can be proud that Thuli Madonsela is one of our own.
Following a Gauteng High Court in Pretoria ruling which found that Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane and her office should pay for legal costs in the Estina dairy farm project, her office has taken to Twitter to defend itself.
The Public Protector claims to be aware of the value of the law. She has frequently claimed to be fulfilling her constitutional duty of investigating corruption "without fear or favour". Her track record in the courts suggests something else.
The Gauteng High Court in Pretoria landed another legal blow on the public protector when Judge Letty Molopa-Sethosa ruled on Thursday President Cyril Ramaphosa had complied with her remedial action to discipline Minister Pravin Gordhan.
The Hawks have confirmed that they are investigating Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane after a complaint was laid by anti-corruption pressure group Accountability Now.
The Gauteng High Court in Pretoria will likely on Thursday hand down a crucial ruling involving President Cyril Ramaphosa and Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane.
Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane is bringing a third economic institution, this time SARS, closer into target range, says Ferial Haffajee.
The public protector is opposing the president's request to delay implementing remedial action against Minister Pravin Gordhan over a pension payout to the former SARS deputy commissioner Ivan Pillay in 2010.
International investors are "bewildered" by attacks on President Cyril Ramaphosa and Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan, Lord Peter Hain told Fin24 on Tuesday.
"The judgment confirms that a review of the Public Protector's report is no more than a Constitutional entitlement that all South Africans enjoy, including Minister Gordhan," his legal team said on Monday.
Somerset WestFinovate PeopleR9 500.00 Per Month Per Month
Cape TownTracking Talent
Cape TownAmazon Development Centre SA (Pty) Ltd
R 2 600 000
R 3 000 000
R 2 995 000
We subscribe to the Press Code.
You choose what you want
News24 on Android
Get the latest from News24 on your Android device.
Terms and Conditions
24.com Terms and Conditions - Updated April 2012
Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.
This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.