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Madonsela among 21 nominated for Public Protector post

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Cape Town - Parliament's ad hoc committee, set up to oversee the nomination process to appoint a new Public Protector, has received 21 names - with some even wanting Thuli Madonsela to stay - committee chairperson Makhosi Khoza said on Wednesday.

Nominations were also received for Madonsela's deputy Kevin Malunga, she said.

"We think its a good thing that people have indicated that they would have loved her to continue, but unfortunately the Constitution would not allow that," said Khoza, referring to the seven-year limit on the position.

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