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.

Nene to be investigated by Public Protector over PIC deal

2018-10-09 15:58

Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene will be investigated by the Public Protector for allegedly breaching the executive code of ethics relating to an investment by the Public Investment Corporation in a company that may have benefitted his son.

Did the Public Protector misapply the law on Zille's tweets?

2018-06-12 11:54

Legal experts have slammed Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane announcement that she has found that a tweet about colonialism by Western Cape Premier Helen Zille is in violation of the Constitution.

Populist politics still a threat to SA society, Thuli Madonsela warns

2018-05-04 07:23

Former Public Protector Thuli Madonsela says state capture has left society and the political arena fragile and vulnerable, which perpetrators of state capture are exploiting for political means.

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.


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.

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.

The Reserve Bank plans to woo the public and Parliament – as it defends against ‘attempts to undermine and capture’

2018-06-26 11:04

The SA Reserve Bank is "not immune to attempts to undermine and capture state institutions," says its governor,

Fresh row over Busi’s hiring of Mahlangu

2018-05-06 06:00

Colleagues dismayed CEO got the job even though he was dismissed from another state department.

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.

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.

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