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New Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane's dubious attempts to interfere in constitution-making play into the narrative that suggests the grand compromises of 1994 are now working against elements in our body politic and the Constitution is therefore ripe for review, writes Daniel Silke.

SOUTH Africa’s new Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane achieved what was largely intended in her controversial pronouncements on Monday.

With almost daily revelations surrounding the #GuptaLinks scandal, the heat was effectively turned towards the banking sector.

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