Karyn Maughan | Mkhwebane tries to put Ramaphosa on trial, as defence becomes political, not legal

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Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane and Dali Mpofu in Parliament.
Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane and Dali Mpofu in Parliament.
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Suspended Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane's advocate Dali Mpofu is doing little to challenge damaging evidence that she parroted the SSA's Reserve Bank amendment. Instead, Karyn Maughan writes, he is treating her impeachment inquiry like a political campaign.

Some of the most damaging revelations that have emerged in suspended Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane's impeachment inquiry did not come from the witnesses led by evidence leaders. They came straight from the mouth of her advocate, Dali Mpofu SC.

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