Public Protector

 
Cautious advocate or ‘Gupta puppet’?
Cautious advocate or ‘Gupta puppet’?
NEWS ANALYSISShortly before public protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane was to address the media on her first 100 days in office, news leaked that...
OPINION: Public protector's report fails to make a case against Absa
OPINION: Public protector's report fails to make a case against Absa
The sustained degradation of key institutions such as the police service, the Hawks and the National Prosecuting Authority has reached so desperate a...
Prickly Mbeki defends his failure to act on apartheid bailout matter
Prickly Mbeki defends his failure to act on apartheid bailout matter
Former president Thabo Mbeki has denied that government was responsible for failing to recover billions of rands that flowed from unlawful...
Judges: Public protector misinterpreted us on Absa apartheid-era bailout
Judges: Public protector misinterpreted us on Absa apartheid-era bailout
The two judges who independently investigated the apartheid-era bailout to Bankorp, now part of Absa, have flatly disputed crucial allegations made...
Absa may have to pay back apartheid-era bailout billions
Absa may have to pay back apartheid-era bailout billions
Mega-bank Absa could be forced to pay R2.25‑billion to the fiscus for an unlawful apartheid-era bank bailout if a preliminary report by the...
​How to capture a state and escape
​How to capture a state and escape
‘We are accused of having undue in­fluence and of having perpetrated state capture. But the facts speak for themselves: if this is state...
Mkhwebane denies threatening to withdraw from conference Madonsela was invited to
Mkhwebane denies threatening to withdraw from conference Madonsela was invited to
Public protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has denied allegations that she threatened to withdraw South Africa's hosting of an African ombuds'...
Busisiwe Mkhwebane: I'm here to protect the public, not Zuma
Busisiwe Mkhwebane: I'm here to protect the public, not Zuma
Public protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane says her job is not to protect President Jacob Zuma, and that he will be probed if his actions amount to...
Busisiwe Mkhwebane must decide who she represents: South Africa or Jacob Zuma
Busisiwe Mkhwebane must decide who she represents: South Africa or Jacob Zuma
On Sunday, South Africans woke to the news that the public protector advocate Busisiwe Mkhwebane, has laid a criminal charge against her predecessor, advocate Thuli Madonsela. According to the Sunday Times report, Mkhwebane says she laid the charge because Madonsela had...
Presidency: Zuma to challenge State of Capture report in court
Presidency: Zuma to challenge State of Capture report in court
President Jacob Zuma will challenge former public protector Thuli Madonsela's State of Capture report, which alleges...
Motsoeneng's position at the SABC has no standing, says public protector
Motsoeneng's position at the SABC has no standing, says public protector
Hlaudi Motsoeneng's position as the SABC's chief executive for corporate affairs has no standing until the public protector's report on him is...
Zuma: Nobody can force me to launch a state capture commission
Zuma: Nobody can force me to launch a state capture commission
Nobody has the power to order him to institute an inquiry into state capture, President Jacob Zuma told Parliament on Wednesday, removing the last...

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