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Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane (Jaco Marais, Netwerk24)
Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane (Jaco Marais, Netwerk24)
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02 Feb 2017

She says she will meet with her legal team soon to discuss the course of action regarding the allegations that she is a spy.

02 Feb 2017

Mkhwebane says the audio of President Zuma's testimony was "different" from the transcript.

02 Feb 2017

Mkhwebane is asked about senior staff members leaving her office.

02 Feb 2017

Mkhwebane has concluded her briefing.

Time for questions now.

02 Feb 2017

One of the key investigators into the Nkandla report has handed in her resignation, The Huffington Post South Africa understands, adding to the slew of staff who have left or been forced out under Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane.

Advocate Nkebe Kanyane, who was the public protector's chief investigator in its good governance and integrity unit, has resigned, two sources with intimate knowledge of the public protector's office told HuffPost SA on Thursday.

HuffPost SA has requested comment from Kanyane and the public protector's office, and will update this story once we have received it.

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02 Feb 2017

Mkhwebane says they have interviewed candidates for CEO, COO and executive manager and they should all be appointed soon to start in March.

Many senior people have left the office since Mkhwebane took over.

02 Feb 2017

She says staff morale is low and there are 45 positions that have to be filled as soon as possible.

02 Feb 2017

Mkhwebane says due to lack of funding they are running at half their potential.

02 Feb 2017

On the ABSA report Mkhwebane says the media released info that made their work difficult.

02 Feb 2017

Mkhwebane goes through her first few days in office, presenting a report to parliament, visiting communities in the WC.

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