Former president Jacob Zuma was never going to remain the all-powerful and omnipresent political figure that he thought, writes Pieter du Toit.
While Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has in the past dismissed the idea of using donor funding for her office in an effort to protect its independence, she doesn't see fault in using the money raised in a crowdfunding project to help her pay for personal costs orders granted against her.
Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane claimed the good work done by her office is being overshadowed by media focusing more on matters involving the so-called high profile people.
In the weeks leading up to the ANC's national elective conference at Nasrec in December 2017, a sophisticated listening device went missing from the highly secure State Security Agency's headquarters.
Embattled Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has hailed her staff for her office receiving an unqualified audit opinion, which it has received for at least the past four years.
Lawyers for SARS deputy commissioner Ivan Pillay intend writing to the North Gauteng deputy judge president about a report that a judge was taken off a case because she allegedly made disparaging remarks about the Public Protector in a judgment.
Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has found that UCT was at fault more than three years after student Mosimanegape Boyz Madiba drowned during a training session with the university's rowing team.
JSE-listed horse-racing and betting operator Phumelela Gaming & Leisure is postponing the release of its annual results for the 12 months ended July 31, it announced on Tuesday.
Former Independent Police Investigative Directorate head Robert McBride's hat is in the ring to become the next Deputy Public Protector. He intends taking on review a report by Public Protector Busisiwe Mkwhebane, he stated earlier this week.
The parliamentary subcommittee tasked with the review of the National Assembly rules has raised concern over the lack of clear definitions relating to the ground upon which a Chapter 9 official can be removed.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has issued a challenge to Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane to come clean on how she got hold of his private emails surrounding the CR17 campaign.
Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane believes that a High Court ruling suspending the implementation of remedial action against Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan has stripped her office of power and undermined her work.
Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has come out in support of the EFF, arguing that a 2014 classified report, which found the so-called SARS 'rogue unit' was unlawful, should be made public.
The State Security Agency's controversial Special Operations Unit, previously headed up by the equally controversial Thulani Dlomo, reported directly to former president Jacob Zuma, according to the Inspector General of Intelligence.
Former Independent Police Investigative Directorate head Robert McBride and other senior officials say Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane's report on the police watchdog should be overturned on at least 18 grounds, according to a report.
While the Public Protector insists that the record she filed is complete, Pravin Gordhan's lawyers complained twice that crucial information was missing from previous iterations of the record.
Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane says former social development minister Bathabile Dlamini did not deliberately mislead Parliament when she stated the Sassa would be ready to take over the management of the grants payment system from Cash Paymaster Service.
Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane's attempt to withdraw her appeal in the Constitutional Court against a High Court judgment regarding remedial action against Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan has reportedly failed.
A bid by State Security minister Ayanda Dlodlo could provide a boost to Public Enterprises minister Pravin Gordhan in clearing his name.
The MP who nominated Busisiwe Mkhwebane to the ad hoc committee that elected a new Public Protector has distanced his party from her nomination, saying he did not know her when he nominated her.
The Financial Intelligence Centre gave Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane far more financial information relating to bank accounts used by President Cyril Ramaphosa's successful CR17 campaign than what she had initially asked for.
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